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on Apr 7, 2015 - 12:28 PM ET
Surveillance

Editor’s Note: Each week we cross-post an excerpt from Katrina vanden Heuvel’s column at the WashingtonPost.com. Read the full text of Katrina’s column here.

Forty years ago, Frederick A.O. Schwarz Jr. played a crucial role in exposing decades of appalling secret conduct by US...

on Mar 31, 2015 - 10:31 AM ET
TPP protest

Editor’s Note: Each week we cross-post an excerpt from Katrina vanden Heuvel’s column at the WashingtonPost.com. Read the full text of Katrina’s column here.

“China wants to write the rules for the world’s fastest-growing region...

on Mar 25, 2015 - 12:29 PM ET
Bill de Blasio

Editor’s Note: Each week we cross-post an excerpt from Katrina vanden Heuvel’s column at the WashingtonPost.com. Read the full text of Katrina’s column here.

“I had a college degree, a decade of experience, and the only job I could get was making $8 an hour at the local...

on Mar 23, 2015 - 13:15 PM ET
 (REUTERS/Joshua Lott)

Currently, only New York and North Carolina automatically treat 16- and 17-year-old offenders as adults in the criminal-justice system. This means that New York is one of just two states in the country that has failed to recognize what research and science have confirmed—namely, that adolescents are children, and that placing them in the adult criminal-justice system doesn’t work for them and doesn’t work for public safety. Not only is it immediately...

Crime, Jails and Prisons, The Courts
on Mar 18, 2015 - 15:31 PM ET
U.S. Capitol

Editor’s Note: Each week we cross-post an excerpt from Katrina vanden Heuvel’s column at the WashingtonPost.com. Read the full text of Katrina’s column here.

This week, Washington descends into its annual budget brawl....

US Politics, Economy
on Mar 17, 2015 - 12:43 PM ET
Martin O'Malley speaks to reporters at the Maryland State House

Editor’s Note: Each week we cross-post an excerpt from Katrina vanden Heuvel’s column at the WashingtonPost.com. Read the full text of Katrina’s column here.

At a moment when everybody in Washington is...