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Felony Disenfranchisement on Election Day
- Brian Goldstein, Nov 4, 2014
Election Day is an annual reminder on the importance of civic engagement. Unfortunately, an alarming number of Americans do not have the option to vote because of their involvement in the criminal justice system.
Only Certain Young Victims Matter
- Mike Males, Feb 11, 2014
Americans fixate on the 5% of killings that involve youthful gunmen and/or mass shooters and ignore the other 95%. Unfortunately, we largely dismiss the 99% of rapes that do not involve young perpetrators and social media.
Philip Seymour Hoffmann and the middle-aged drug epidemic
- Feb 4, 2014
Celebrated actor Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death at age 46 from an apparent heroin overdose is yet another indictment of the ongoing failure of drug war officials.
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