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No State Accountability for North Carolina Contractor Who Helped CIA Torture

December 13, 2018 Catherine Read

While far too much of the CIA’s activities during the presidency of George W. Bush remains hidden from the public, a new report helps to fill the gap by taking a closer look at North Carolina’s involvement.

A Perilous Moment for Transgender People in the United States

November 13, 2018 Sebastian Kohn

In response to a series of increasingly brazen attacks against transgender Americans, civil society in the United States must stand strong for social justice and in defense of the progress made in recent years.

A Balanced Response to Youth Violence

November 9, 2018 Keith Wallington

When it comes to violent crimes committed by young people, the U.S. justice system fails both victims and perpetrators. A new report explains why a community-centric approach could lead to better outcomes for all.