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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A look back at how a simple but revolutionary idea helped prevent torture in some of the world’s darkest places.
Two years after the worst health crisis ever to hit West Africa, entrepreneurship, community, and joy are returning to Sierra Leone.
An unprecedented UN summit aims to address the migration issue, but real progress will depend on the international community making good on its promises.
This month, the UN affirmed that inclusive education for all learners at all levels is critical for the development of fair and open societies.
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Why Hispanic Heritage Month is a chance for Latino activists to make progress on criminal justice issues.
Pro-Brexit leaders claimed that by leaving the European Union, the UK could shore up the National Health Service. Instead, they may have imperiled it.
Any serious conversations about reducing the prison population must include a debate about the need to redefine violent crime.
A new study shows how sex workers are made more vulnerable by police seizures of condoms as evidence of illegal activity.