Jon Campbell is a staff writer at the Village Voice, where he specializes in narrative journalism with a focus on legal issues and criminal justice. He began his career in California, and is a recipient of the 2009 Freedom of Information Award from the California Newspaper Publishers Association. He holds a masters degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Also, he made a beer.
2 days ago | Politics
U.S. attorney general and Deliverance extra Jeff Sessions engaged in some budgetary saber rattling yesterday, threatening to make good on a Trump Administration executive order that promised to withhold federal funding from cities that resist its ...
24 days ago | Donald Trump
President Donald Trump signed a revised version of his travel ban on Monday, more than a month after the original executive order caused chaos at the nation’s airports and was ultimately blocked by federal courts. According to a fact sheet sent to...
24 days ago
1 month ago | Immigration
The threats posed to immigrant communities by the Trump Administration are real and metastasizing daily, and people are understandably on high alert for whatever might be coming next. Some of that well-warranted vigilance is amplified on social me...
1 month ago | Donald Trump
On February 8, Washington Square News (WSN), one of NYU's student papers, ran a correction of sorts in an editorial, headlined: "McInnes: You Are Not a Nazi, Please Stop Harassing Us." It was a reference to an earlier story that implied that Gavin...
2 months ago | Donald Trump
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit denied the Trump administration’s bid to reinstate a ban on travel from seven predominantly Muslim countries. With the limited information so far presented in the case, the court wrote, “the Government...