A Political and Literary Forum
Reducing prison populations isn’t enough. We need a new criminal system founded on priniciples of justice rather than fear of crime.
The limits of using DNA to create images of subjects.
This conversation is the tenth in the series, Trench Democracy: Participatory Innovation in Unlikely Places.
Albert W. Dzur
Opponents often associate racism with ignorance. But intelligent people promote oppression through colorblindness.
Racism ensures that blacks are vastly more likely than whites to be imprisoned. However, there is more to the story.
Why don't corporate wrongdoers go to prison?
The judicial process cannot account for what matters most: the policies and biases that enable white men to claim justification in the murder of black men.
How the criminal justice system degrades citizenship.
Vesla M. Weaver
Despite recent shootings, schools, including college campuses, exemplify the success of gun control.
Participatory Innovation in Unlikely Places.
The failure of institutions in São Paulo has paved the way for an ethic of organized crime.
Graham Denyer Willis
If gangsta rap lyrics are evidence of criminality, what are we to make of gruesome murders depicted in many folk and country songs?
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