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Faced with police brutality, white hostility and entrenched racism, young activists are showing the world a new kind of resistance.
By facilitating access to treatment and services, Seattle’s drug-enforcement program actually helps those suffering from substance abuse, while revolutionizing criminal justice.
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.
While 90 percent of teens break the law, only some enter a violent system.
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.