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The Newtown tragedy was supposed to change everything about gun politics. Why it didn’t—and how reformers might still win.
Prison-reform advocates tend to focus on the plight of those behind bars. But the enforcers of this draconian system are victims as well.
The way to keep families together is to keep tearing them apart? Please.
Sex, or the fear of it, has been almost as important in the construction of this nightmare as racism.
A town hall meeting on the aggressive policing of black bodies in America.
Indiscriminate stops and mobile fingerprinting in the Big Easy represent a frightening new frontier in immigration enforcement.
How “Fuck the Police” came to narrate the town’s humiliations and violations.
The father of a young man captured while fighting for the Taliban in 2001 reminds us of the “dark side” of US policy after 9/11.
An overwhelmed system struggles to meet President Obama’s order to fast-track deportation hearings on 62,000 lone child migrants.
The official response to Michael Brown’s murder has laid bare the cheapness of black life.
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