A chaotic, dysfunctional system awaits young refugees entering Europe alone, pushing many of them onto the street or into forced labor.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
The ruling from the top EU court is subtle and careful—and it has already been misunderstood in some quarters.
When it comes to making minors register as sex offenders, the costs to communities far outweigh the benefits.
The number of individuals in federal prison reached a record low last year. More can be done to make sure that trend continues.
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.
U.S. domestic surveillance practices, exposed by Edward Snowden, present a profound legal challenge to the European Union's data protection regime.
By involving citizens directly in decisions about how their communities are run, we can make government more responsive and inclusive.