A U.S. federal court has struck down a state congressional map for being too partisan. A cutting-edge method for measuring gerrymandering’s effects helps explain why.
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The global policing organization is a crucial instrument in the fight against crime—and sometimes, a way for corrupt officials to hunt down their critics.
Across the globe, HIV rates are climbing among sex workers and people who use drugs. A novel approach to law enforcement is changing that.
Sex workers and people who use drugs bear the brunt of new HIV infections. But a novel approach to law enforcement is changing this.
Four photographers have been awarded Audience Engagement Grants to work with young people in New York City and the Lakota Nation, Kyrgyz migrants, and people with disabilities.
The first half of 2012 brought a bumper crop of prison pardons. But they are not an effective way of managing prison populations.
A landmark report by the UN Commissioner for Human Rights documents serious human rights abuses against sexual and gender minorities worldwide.
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria is set to review recommendations that, if adopted, could fundamentally change the way the Global Fund does business.
In light of the enormous environmental catastrophe in the Gulf of Mexico, it may be worthwhile to revisit a few our discussions with experts on how oil economies operate, the distortions of power oil wealth introduces, and the future of oil as an energy source.