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Prison Reform
Prison Reform
Study Finds Evidence of Ferguson Effect

A new study suggests “Ferguson Effect” is real. Here’s why that could be a good thing for criminal justice reform.

Prison Reform
It’s Finally Here: Senators Introduce Prison Reform Bill

Criminal justice reform got one step closer today to becoming the first major bipartisan legislative achievement of President Obama’s time in office.

Prison Reform
Obama Looks to Give Pell Grants to Prisoners

Helping prisoners get an education is a good move, but it’s unfortunate that the Administration is choosing to take steps unilaterally.

Prison Reform
De Blasio’s Clean Up of Rikers Starts Working

Bill de Blasio’s push to reduce violence at Rikers Island is slowly making progress. However daunting the problems, prison and jail reforms are desperately needed throughout the country.

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The Cracks Start to Widen

Again, the question supporters of the law will have to answer centers on sustainability: is the health system that Obamacare establishes something that can really last?

Crude Economics

That OPEC production cut is going to have to fall on the Saudis’ shoulders—if it’s to happen at all.

Egypt in Turmoil

The West is ignoring an ongoing crisis in Egypt, as painful austerity measures stoke outrage against the Sisi government.

Why We Can't Have Nice Things

Déjà vu all over again.

Public Opinion

A new Gallup poll registers big increases in respect for police, including among Democrats and nonwhites.

Asia's Game of Thrones

Both Washington and Manila are doing damage control in the wake of Duterte’s latest comments, but the real test is yet to come.

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