Frightening false alarms
U.S. News - 03/20/2017
Jack Levin, a professor at Northeastern University who studies hate crimes, agrees.
“Unquestionably, there has been a larger number of hate attacks generally, including hate-motivated actions against Jews, since Trump’s election,” says Levin, a professor emeritus of criminology and sociology. “You really do have to talk about the expressed attitudes of our leaders. Rightly or wrongly, if they are seen as supporting and encouraging hate attacks, then you can expect the number of hate crimes to grow.”