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Rick Perlstein joins Bryce Covert and George Zornick to explore the serpentine shifts and strange bedfellows of gun control politics.
A decade after Illinois Governor George Ryan emptied death row and pardoned four innocent men who were tortured by police under Commander Jon Burge, the city of Chicago has not admitted to its collective crimes.
By providing free instruments, we use music to help rehabilitate prison inmates.
Cases like that of Weldon Angelos, who was given a fifty-five-year sentence for selling marijuana, cry out for mercy. But calls for clemency have fallen on deaf ears.
Democrats introduced a gun control bill on the first day of the new Congress. But can they overcome the NRA?
Refusing to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, Republicans are leaving rape victims with few options.
Republicans have been blocking Obama's nominations—but the president’s refusal to fight back is part of the problem.
Bork was denied a seat on the Supreme Court because he was a right-wing zealot, not because of campaign of liberal lies.
Our civil rights discourse must address the ways our institutions systemically oppress certain communities.