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The First Step Act, prison reform and the deep roots of mass incarceration

When President Donald Trump endorsed a prison reform invoice titled the First Step Act in mid-November, it revived each bipartisan laws that had appeared...

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Beware the “bipartisan” trap: Democrats should resist pointless “compromise”

With Democrats about to imagine management of the Home of Representatives, we’re being handled to a different spherical of wide-ranging requires...

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The walls are closing in on Trump, says “Enemies: The President, Justice & the FBI” author Weiner

When Tim Weiner’s e-book “Enemies: A History of the FBI” was revealed in 2012, he might not have envisioned that someday it might encourage a documentary...

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Playing nice is not an option, Democrats: It never works. It’s time to stand up for something

Within the wake of the midterm elections, there’s super strain from all instructions for Democrats to play nice with Donald Trump and the Republicans...

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The jagged hindsight of “The Clinton Affair”: 20 years later, it looks like a different story

All too typically hindsight doesn’t merely yield the clearest view of what occurred up to now. Such imaginative and prescient tends to be accompanied by the...

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Pulitzer winner Chris Hedges: Donald Trump “is the product of a failed democracy”

The USA, by many measures, seems to be a sick society. It has one of the highest charges of wealth and revenue inequality in the world. Regardless of being one...