California: Epicenter of Mass Incarceration Reform
California has instituted a series of wide-ranging, significant mass incarceration and prison reform initiatives, serving as a model for others to emulate.
BuzzFeed’s Ben Smith, WaPo’s Margaret Sullivan, The Empire Files’ Abby Martin, and other writers and editors from across the media spectrum weigh in on the current state of journalism and fulfilling its critical mission.
All around the United States, peaceful protesters are being met with armed resistance from local authorities and restrictive anti-protest laws criminalizing Americans’ constitutionally protected right to assemble and speak out.
Fifty years after the landmark Kerner Commission Report warned America was moving toward two ‘separate and unequal’ societies divided by race, a recently published update discovers things have only gotten even worse… Yet there is still hope.