social justice

The Democracy Poll: Americans and the Economy

Our first-ever poll produces some encouraging results—but also shows that some old modes of thought die hard.

By The Editors

Crime and Misdemeanors

Even minor offenses like failure to pay parking tickets lead to abusive treatment of millions of Americans.

By Jonathan Blanks

Moving Beyond the Snake Pit

How prisons became the de facto “treatment” center for those with mental illness.

By Nancy Tomes