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As states like Mississippi reject solitary confinement, this “blue” state leads the nation in the use of “disciplinary segregation.” Or as prisoners call it: torture.
Far from a slam dunk for immigrants, the Supreme Court ruling allows Juan Crow to stand as the law of the land.
Sharia is as unthreatening to the US legal system as the ideas in the Old Testament. Yet bigoted hysteria is fueling legislation that actually undermines our courts.
The veteran LGBT activist is fighting for an Assembly seat in California, but she faces tough opposition from a current representative who moved into her district and who is backed by Speaker John Perez.
The state’s top number-cruncher discusses taxes, education and the consequences of drowning government in the bathtub.
The protests in Wisconsin have inspired a new generation of candidates—and they’re winning.
Governor Scott Walker attempted to pit Wisconsin workers against each other. But the effect was the opposite of what he had intended.
Twelve red states account for 70 percent of all state and local public sector jobs lost since 2010.
Unelected individuals are taking control of whole cities and school districts, from Flint to Benton Harbor to Detroit.