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Aaron Cantú

Author Bios

Aaron Cantú

Aaron Cantú writes often at the intersection of political economy and the criminal justice system. He is also an associate researcher for Project CBD and a former intern at The Nation. He lives in Brooklyn. Follow him on Twitter @aaronmiguel_. 


News and Features

After a grand jury fails to indict the officer who killed the father of six, the movement for police accountability continues to grow.

Inspired by Seattle, Santa Fe adopts the LEAD program to divert people arrested for drug possession away from the criminal justice system and into treatment.

As minimum wage battles flare around the country, the nation’s capital leads the way with a significant increase.

The Coalition of Immokalee Workers protests the fast-food company’s refusal to sign on to its fair labor initiative.


Every fast-food corporation that sources its tomatoes from Florida’s farms has signed onto the Fair Food Program except for Wendy...