Seizing Assets of The Accused Becomes Even Bigger Business Under Trump

Local, state and federal agencies seizing the assets -- money or property -- of individuals accused but not convicted of crimes has become big business -- from $93.7 million in revenue in 1986 to $4.5 billion in 2014 -- and the Trump administration wants to make it even bigger business. He wants to seize the... Continue Reading →

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Authoritarianism Rears Its Ugly Head

In times of rapid change or fear of anarchy,law-breaking and/or terrorism, when perceptions of "who we are" as a people seem to be changing, when the old rules of society seem to be breaking down, and old dreams seem no longer possible, reactionary forces are attracted to authoritarianism. This was certainly true after the passage... Continue Reading →

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