What the 19th-century philosopher would suggest on criminal justice reform.
The perils of policy-making-by-outrage.
The American public holds contradictory views on crime and incarceration.
A low police clearance rate contributes further to a sense of disorder and lawlessness in the Windy City.
Two policy fixes for the decline in jury trials.
Debates about the latest crime spike have been deeply distorted and corrosively politicized.
Social media mobs feeding off moral outrage temporarily cloud peoples’ ability to think clearly about substantive public policy questions.
The problem with efforts to recall the judge in a Stanford sexual assault case.
Does America have an “under-incarceration problem?” It depends how you define it.
Moscow just promised to cut its oil output, but that promise rings hollow.
China’s seizure of Singapore’s troop carriers is a power move that sends a signal about Beijing’s displeasure with the Lion City.
Outrage at Myanmar’s leader for her inaction on the Rohingya demonstrates the continuing failure of human rights activists to understand the world or develop wise strategies for dealing with it.
Nancy Pelosi’s re-election at House Minority Leader suggests that even the 2016 disaster has not yet weakened the establishment’s iron grip over Democratic power centers.
The inability of U.S. diplomats to explain Trump and his worldview to their foreign interlocutors is likely to be a more serious problem for American foreign policy than any early flubs by the President-elect.
Our southern neighbor is benefiting from the shale boom, too.