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Polls show strong support for an initiative there. And it’s on the ballot in Oregon and Alaska, too.
In 1996, the NYPD charged George Bell, Gary Johnson and Rohan Bolt in the brutal Davis-Epstein murders, but the evidence was never airtight.
How this country’s “tough on crime” ethos created a generation of graying inmates.
After years of harassment by the police, homeless Angelenos and their allies fight back.
Salt Lake City’s Housing First initiative has reduced chronic homelessness by 72 percent. Now other cities are giving it a try.
The Indian Nobel Peace Prize winner has repeatedly risked his life fighting child labor and sweatshop abuses.
Faced with police brutality, white hostility and entrenched racism, young activists are showing the world a new kind of resistance.
By facilitating access to treatment and services, Seattle’s drug-enforcement program actually helps those suffering from substance abuse, while revolutionizing criminal justice.
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.
While 90 percent of teens break the law, only some enter a violent system.