It’s time for this issue to be taken seriously as a failure of governance.
The key to criminal justice reform is not police misconduct or mandatory minimum sentences, but the plea bargaining system.
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.
Eliot Cohen’s new book presents a nuanced and compelling defense of hard power.
Regular readers know the answer: not very effective at all.
…and that may not be such a bad thing.
As Donald Trump takes the oath, an essay on the historical forces that have shaped this moment by Walter Russell Mead.
Clearly a lot of frustration for the outgoing American President has been stored up in the Russian psyche.
If the term “intellectual” only encompasses thinkers on the Left, then it is only natural that right-wing populists would turn it into a slur.