How can the United States end its epidemic of racist police violence? The question is raised with new urgency in the wake of each new death - from George Floyd to Breonna Taylor, to the recent killing of Tyre Nichols.
24 Apr 2021
Guilty on all three counts. It took but ten hours for the jury to make Derek Chauvin the state of Minnesota's first ever white policeman convicted of murder. We ask if the outrage sparked by last May's killing of George Floyd marks a turning point for the United States and a criminal justice system that's violent, harsh and where many of the country's 18,000 law enforcement bodies wield outsized power.
26 Sep 2020
Jiang Haiqi starred alongside the controversial Sun Yang in winning a historic relay swimming bronze medal for China at the London 2012 Olympics. But now he is doing national duty of a very different kind -- as a policeman saving lives on Shanghai's Huangpu River.
21 Jun 2020
Donald Trump will begin campaign rallies next week, despite cases of coronavirus in the US surpassing 2 million. We look at the impact of his contradictory positions on race, policing and Confederate statues. Also, a transphobia row involving Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling continues to dominate the opinion pages. Finally, an Indian man changes his will to bequeath most of his land to... two elephants!