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Murder Rate Spiked in 2015

While the overall crime rate remained constant, and the violent crime rate ticked up by only 3.1 percent, the murder rate spiked by 13.2 percent in the 30 largest U.S. cities.

crime in America

When we argue about policing and prison reform today, we are arguing about the legacy of the Great American Crime Wave and the politics it produced.

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Is Crime Spiking?

It’s too early to say—and neither side of the debate should be claiming vindication just yet.

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Reefer Madness

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Trump shortchanges his supposed signature issue to defend man-crush on Putin.

Frozen Ukraine

The latest round of peace talks only mask Europe’s lack of leverage and commitment in Ukraine.

Asia's Game of Thrones

The Philippine president has now definitively cast his lot with China. How will elites in Manila react?

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