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As an investigative journalism student, I helped uncover proof that should have cleared Anthony McKinney’s name. Instead, he died in prison.
Progressives supported Prop 30 to send more money to schools but now the funds are headed to prisons. How could this happen—and can it be stopped?
How the security state’s mania for secrecy will create you.
How programmers, journalists and immigrant rights advocates are redefining hacking—for immigrant justice.
The United States is no Soviet Union—and yet it has set up machinery that satisfies certain tendencies that are in the genetic code of totalitarianism.
Mayor Bloomberg and Ray Kelly lost big: a federal court ruling and a new law ban the racial profiling that undergirds the discriminatory practice.
Obama’s attorney general promised a new approach to criminal justice—but prosecutors can still block meaningful change.
A call for architects to refuse to design chambers of living death.
With Governor Jerry Brown taking a hardline position, strikers must turn to the courts, public opinion or the legislature.
President Obama should follow Attorney General Eric Holder’s lead and commute the sentences of low-level drug offenders.
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