A Troubled Rule of Law
Heather Mac Donald, City Journal
Last year, the U.S. saw the largest percentage increase in homicides in the nation’s recorded history, thanks to depolicing. It has continued in 2021. It will worsen. The victims will initially be, as always, the thousands of law-abiding blacks in vulnerable urban neighborhoods who yearn for more police protection. But the power of riot ideology—the blackmailing of institutions with the threat of black rage—is too advantageous to give up.