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Filmmaker Daniel Askill’s Futuristic Film, “Electric Wave,” Starring Three Extraordinary Women Surfers

From filmmaker Daniel Askill (best known for groundbreaking music videos for Sia and Lady Gaga), the short film Electric Wave depicts futuristic surfing scenes in richly stylized, and sometimes
Louisiana Democrat Gov. John Bel Edwards Freed 1.9K Convicts; 14 Percent Committed More Crimes within First Year

Louisiana Democrat Gov. John Bel Edwards Freed 1.9K Convicts; 14 Percent Committed More Crimes within First Year

Louisiana Democrat Gov. John Bel Edwards — running for reelection November 16 — has released more than 1,900 convicted criminals from prison since 2017, and more than 14 percent immediately returned
Nearly 500 Convicts Freed in Oklahoma in Largest Jailbreak in U.S. History

Nearly 500 Convicts Freed in Oklahoma in Largest Jailbreak in U.S. History

Close to 500 convicts in prison across the state of Oklahoma were released in the largest single-day jailbreak in United States history.
Bernie Sanders Floats $10 Billion Federal Program to Help Ex-Convicts Work in Marijuana Industry

Bernie Sanders Floats $10 Billion Federal Program to Help Ex-Convicts Work in Marijuana Industry

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is proposing a $10 billion federal program to help former convicts work in the marijuana industry as part of his comprehensive plan to legalize marijuana nationwide, which
'Latin Kings' Gang Leader Freed by 'First Step Act' Arrested for Murder After Nationwide Manhunt

'Latin Kings' Gang Leader Freed by 'First Step Act' Arrested for Murder After Nationwide Manhunt

A notorious leader of the "Almighty Latin Kings" gang has been arrested for murdering a man less than a year after being freed from federal prison by the "First Step Act."
California Governor Pardons Three Immigrant Felons to Avoid Deportation

California Governor Pardons Three Immigrant Felons to Avoid Deportation

California Governor Gavin Newsom pardoned three immigrant felons last week to help them avoid being deported from the United States.
“The View” blows up over letting convicted terrorists vote

“The View” blows up over letting convicted terrorists vote

“Why is your mouth open like that?” The post “The View” blows up over letting convicted terrorists vote appeared first on Hot Air.
Should India’s 400,000 prisoners get to vote in the 2019 election?

Should India’s 400,000 prisoners get to vote in the 2019 election?

A petition filed in the Delhi high could be a game changer in Indian civil rights history.
What to Stream This Weekend: Zazie Beetz in “Sollers Point,” A Movie Prison Outside of Prison

What to Stream This Weekend: Zazie Beetz in “Sollers Point,” A Movie Prison Outside of Prison

Richard Brody reviews the director Matt Porterfield’s movie “Sollers Point,” which stars the actress Zazie Beetz, who recently appeared in Steven Soderbergh’s movie “High Flying Bird.”