by Christopher Twarowski
Digital “shackles” have been utilized by the U.S. criminal justice system for more than 30 years but their use has increased a whopping 140 percent throughout the past decade.
by Janna Malamud Smith
When you live with a false story about your nation’s past ... developing an informed consensus for action becomes extremely difficult.
by Anne C. Bailey
The weeping time does not end with weeping; it ends with triumph.
by Leon Neyfakh
The 1994 crime bill was wrongheaded and draconian. But it didn’t cause the explosion in the prison population.
SOURCE: The Atlantic
by Ta-Nehisi Coates
American politicians are now eager to disown a failed criminal-justice system that’s left the U.S. with the largest incarcerated population in the world. But they've failed to reckon with history.
- The Partisan
- If “living history” role-plays in the classroom can so easily go wrong, why do teachers keep assigning them?
- MIT just cracked open an historic time capsule–here’s what was inside
- Historian Ben Macintyre reveals the gripping story of the KGB agent who saved us from Armageddon in 1983
- Peter Cole's ‘Dockworker Power’ Highlights Transnational Struggles for Justice