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Eric Lotke has cooked in five-star restaurants and flushed every toilet in the Washington D.C. jail. He has filed headline lawsuits and published headline research on crime, prisons, and sex offenses. His latest novel is Making Manna.

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Diaries published: 31 (19 days since last diary on Wed May 06, 2015 at 05:45 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 82 (19 days since last comment on Wed May 06, 2015 at 08:02 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 746

Total Comment Ratings: 244

Most Recommended Diary: Breaking up the Banks: I did it!, 128 comments, 252 recommends

People Following Eric Lotke: 8

Eric Lotke's Most Recent Diaries:

Ten years ago I published a study about race and incarceration in Baltimore, Maryland. I found that over half (52 percent) of the young African American men (aged 20 to 30) in Baltimore were under ...
by Eric Lotke
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed May 06, 2015 at 05:45 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
We hear too many stories of our supersized justice system. Too many people locked up , the school-to-prison pipeline, etc. Here is another one: A 70 year old woman in Alexandria, Virginia, has been ...
by Eric Lotke
Comment Count 101 comments on Tue Nov 18, 2014 at 05:30 AM PST with 196 Recommends
Democrats generally lost on Tuesday. But liberal, progressive ballot initiatives generally won. Five states voted to increase the minimum wage . Two states and the District of Columbia voted to ...
by Eric Lotke
Comment Count 12 comments on Sat Nov 08, 2014 at 04:04 AM PST with 12 Recommends
The news is depressing these days. It’s either bad (ebola), stupid (voter ID laws) or tediously overdone (Hillary 2016?). So I wrote a book of a different kind. We all need some uplift, some ...
by Eric Lotke
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun Sep 21, 2014 at 10:56 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
I worked the polls in Fairfax, Virginia on election day 2012. I opened the door at 6:00 am, logged voters in, operated the machines, and passed out "I voted" stickers on the way out. At 10:00 pm ...
by Eric Lotke
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Nov 08, 2012 at 07:34 AM PST with 29 Recommends
Bob Schieffer asked question after question on Middle East terrorism. Is nothing else important in the world? Does the rest of the world even exist?
by Eric Lotke
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue Oct 23, 2012 at 06:08 AM PDT with 3 Recommends

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