The grants will help jail systems develop a plan for eliminating “the overuse and misuse of jails.” But prisoner advocate Dan Berger says this doesn’t address larger issues like police bias and racism.
Under pressure from students and community members, Northwestern University and University of Denver take the first steps towards righting historic wrongs.
The 19th century populists gave us co-ops and workers' rights. Here's how we can build on their work to solve 21st century problems.
South Africans surprised everyone by transitioning to a relatively peaceful post-apartheid society. Here’s what Americans can learn.
Ireland makes history by legalizing gay marriage—reminding people that change is possible.
We embarked upon a journey to test whether two people could come to grips with deep, traumatic, historic wounds and find healing. We had no idea where we would end up.
The father and daughter recently published The Book of Forgiving, a guide to help perpetrators and victims embrace their mutual humanity.
Missoula has a problem—just like every other college town in America. A sociologist weighs in on John Krakauer's new book about sexual assault at the University of Montana.
For Bryan Stevensen, the largest evil surrounding African-American history isn’t slavery, but the pervasiveness of white supremacy and the difficulty we have discussing it openly.
Blaize Connelly-Duggan’s vision for the neighborhood is all about community ownership and development without displacement.
The same forces that have driven many onto the migrant trail have led to the emergence of a movement of young campesinos organizing to stay on their land.