OPE™: Transforming Prisons Into Learning Institutions?

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“The prison industrial complex is making money . . . millions. But, what if prisons were transformed into learning institutions? What if there were teachers in these institutions instead of prison guards?”

Survivors of Violent Crime Speak Out About Our Broken Justice System

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Some crime victims think the most important thing in the justice system is long, harsh prison terms.

Men Drinking, Boys Tormenting, Dogs Barking

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Elvis Alves reflects on darker aspects of human nature in this ekphrastic (based on a piece of visual art) poem.

Under the Microscope: Beliefs and Skewed Views of Immigrants and Crime Rates

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Brittni Brown feels the negative association with immigrants and beliefs of many US citizens in relation to crime rates aren’t founded on solidarity.

The Death Penalty in SE Asia

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Is there a trend towards abolition?

TwitterChat Rewind: Connecting with Men Returning from Incarceration

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In case you missed our #GoodMenChat TwitterChat on Connecting with Men Returning from Incarceration, we have your recap right here.

Cameras on Cops: The Jury’s Still Out

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If cameras don’t deter violence by the public, why would we expect that passively monitoring police-citizen encounters will cause behavior change?

Is There a White Middle Class Fad of Pseudo Civil Rights Activism?

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I have been called racist for my opinion about my local police.

Checking Athletes’ Privilege

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Mike Kasdan takes a hard look at the roots of the privilege we confer on star athletes, and its devastating effect on society.