News and Features
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.
After November 4, America could follow Texas down a very anti-woman path.
While 90 percent of teens break the law, only some enter a violent system.
The case of Ayyub Abdul-Alim fits a decades-long pattern of government criminalization of African-American Muslims.
For years, radioactive waste has seeped into swampland, canals—even drinking water. Now a few families are fighting to hold the polluters accountable.
Berkeley residents overwhelmingly support the measure, but beverage companies are fighting back.
How the WHO’s blindness and Western biases let the Ebola epidemic run wild.
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.
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