Alice Speri writes about justice, immigration, and civil rights. She has reported from Palestine, Haiti, El Salvador, Colombia, and across the United States. She is originally from Italy and lives in the Bronx.
DOJ Is Considering Charging Capitol Rioters With Seditious Conspiracy, Felony Murder
As officials promise to bring harsh charges, advocates warn that we can’t “prosecute or jail our way out of a burgeoning fascist movement.”
In Wake of Capitol Riot, GOP Legislatures “Rebrand” Old Anti-BLM Protest Laws
Three states introduced anti-protest laws since the Capitol insurrection — part of a wider push to criminalize dissent.
The Coronavirus CrisisNew York’s Prison Transfers Increased Covid-19 Risk for Sick, Elderly Men
A new lawsuit accuses state officials of “deliberate indifference” for prison transfers that defy public health recommendations.
FBI Questioned a Michigan Senate Staffer After Zoom Call About Banning Tear Gas
The FBI visit raised alarming questions about why a confidential legislative discussion warranted police scrutiny.