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A New Champion for LGBTI Rights in Bulgaria

January 16, 2018Gregory Czarnecki

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A New Look Behind the Pricing of a $1,000 Pill

December 7, 2015 | Azzi Momenghalibaf

A U.S. Senate investigation concludes that a blockbuster hepatitis C drug was priced to drive profits, not innovation. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg.

Policing and the Future of Baltimore

December 3, 2015 | Evan Serpick

Advocates who have been pushing reforms see new openings to challenge a criminal justice culture in Baltimore that feeds the cycle of mass incarceration and disenfranchisement.

Taking “Ban the Box” to the Next Level

November 13, 2015 | Dorsey Nunn

The president’s move to get federal agencies to ban the box is an important first step. But to create systemic change we need to extend it to the private sector.

Bias Warps the Way African American Girls Are Treated at School

November 6, 2015 | Janel George

According to a new report, African American female students receive out-of-school suspensions at six times the rate of white girls, and more often than most boys.

Six Questions the Candidates Must Answer at the Presidential Debate and Beyond

October 13, 2015 | Jeremy Ravinsky

From drug policy to the refugee crisis, voters deserve to know how the people running for president will respond to the world’s most pressing problems.

Building a Prison-to-Purpose Pipeline for Women

October 9, 2015 | Donysha Smith

Andrea James experienced the prison system on both sides and found that the needs of incarcerated women and their families were not being met. Now she’s working to change that.

Case Watch: Making Sense of the Schrems Ruling on Data Transfer

October 7, 2015 | Simon Cox

The ruling from the top EU court is subtle and careful—and it has already been misunderstood in some quarters.

Keep Kids Off the Sex Offender Registry

October 6, 2015 | Eli Lehrer

When it comes to making minors register as sex offenders, the costs to communities far outweigh the benefits.

Federal Prisoners Decline, but It’s Not a Trend Yet

October 5, 2015 | Jeremy Haile

The number of individuals in federal prison reached a record low last year. More can be done to make sure that trend continues.

A Social Justice Advocate’s Winding Path to Public Health

October 1, 2015 | Mindy Eve Myers

Dr. Vicki Breitbart’s career path has taken many twists and turns, but a belief in the importance of civil society has always served as its guide.

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