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Murder Rates Keep Rising

But it’s getting harder and harder to deny that the uptick is real, persistent, and deadly.

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Violent Crime Wave Could Swamp Prison Reform

If the latest crime boomlet turns into a boom, the criminal justice reform consensus could evaporate in a heartbeat—no matter what the source of the boom may be.

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The Criminal Justice Tradeoff

Criminal justice reform experiments are laudable and worthwhile, but downsizing the carceral state is not a risk-free proposition.

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Trouble on the Horizon for Prison Reformers

Murder rates are up in many American cities. Criminal justice reformers: Proceed with caution.

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What's In a Deal?

Support for the Paris deal is coming from surprising places—Republican lawmakers, corporate America, and the fossil fuel industry.


A new elite initiative to shield itself from accountability.

National Insecurity

The breaches of American security during the past eight years were even worse than we knew.

Europe's War on the Internet

Germany adopts, EU considers, new restrictions on internet speech. But is ideology or protectionism to blame?

One Man; One Vote

As party leader, Erdogan will further guarantee his personal control of the state.

Going Ballistic

North Korea is giving no respite to South Korea’s new pro-engagement president.

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