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How a crisis intervention program pioneered in Memphis could save lives and prevent arrests.
Why are we letting these serious social problems be handled by the criminal justice system?
Nearly $9 billion per year is spent locking up people struggling with mental illness.
The vendetta against him and whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling reflects an antidemocratic goal: the uninformed consent of the governed.
California’s affirmative consent law isn’t actually all that radical.
How did “one person, one vote” become the rule for statehouses across the country?
The line between respecting civil liberties and protecting victims is anything but clear.
Calling out discrimination can be a slippery thing, but the shame, humiliation and powerlessness we feel because of overly aggressive policing is real.
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