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CNN: Seize the moment to reform our failed prison system CNN: Seize the moment to reform our failed prison system

CNN: Seize the moment to reform our failed prison system

    With Republican majorities coming in both houses of Congress and a Democrat in the White House, many people in Washington believe nothing will get done. We'd like to nominate an exception to that... Read more
TIME: Koch brother teams up with liberals on criminal justice reform TIME: Koch brother teams up with liberals on criminal justice reform

TIME: Koch brother teams up with liberals on criminal justice reform

The push for prison reform gets momentum from a conservative power player Just days after word emerged that the billionaire Koch brothers will spend nearly a billion dollars to elect conservatives in the 2016 elections,... Read more
CNN: 'Hunger Games,' a mirror of America's inequality CNN: 'Hunger Games,' a mirror of America's inequality

CNN: 'Hunger Games,' a mirror of America's inequality

The latest installment of the epic "Hunger Games" series hit theaters this Friday, and it promises to be the year's biggest blockbuster yet. You can chalk up a lot of these films' popularity to the... Read more
Pew Trusts: VanJones and Newt Gingrich on reducing the prison population Pew Trusts: VanJones and Newt Gingrich on reducing the prison population

Pew Trusts: VanJones and Newt Gingrich on reducing the prison population

On November 17-19, 2014, policy makers, experts, and other key decision makers from more than 30 states met to discuss the past, present, and future of the Justice Reinvestment Initiative (JRI). The event was co-hosted... Read more
Philanthropy: Outrage over Garner and Brown cases should keep philanthropy focused on criminal justice Philanthropy: Outrage over Garner and Brown cases should keep philanthropy focused on criminal justice

Philanthropy: Outrage over Garner and Brown cases should keep philanthropy focused on criminal justice

The streets of Ferguson, Mo., New York City, and many other cities across the nation have been overflowing with protests for the past month in reaction to grand-jury decisions not to indict police officers responsible... Read more
 The Crime Report: Gingrich urges bipartisan effort to reform criminal justice  The Crime Report: Gingrich urges bipartisan effort to reform criminal justice

The Crime Report: Gingrich urges bipartisan effort to reform criminal justice

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich believes it is possible to create a bipartisan majority to "rethink" criminal justice. The Georgia Republican told the first national summit on justice reinvestment in San Diego Wednesday that "substantial... Read more
New Republic: Prison Reform May Be The Last Bipartisan Issue Left in D.C. New Republic: Prison Reform May Be The Last Bipartisan Issue Left in D.C.

New Republic: Prison Reform May Be The Last Bipartisan Issue Left in D.C.

Prison Reform May Be The Last Bipartisan Issue Left in D.C. from NewRepublicLive on Vimeo. The costs of incarceration make little sense to either party. Three kids could go to Yale for what it costs California to incarcerate one kid.... Read more
 Free Beacon: Criminal justice reform brings together liberals, conservatives  Free Beacon: Criminal justice reform brings together liberals, conservatives

Free Beacon: Criminal justice reform brings together liberals, conservatives

  Criminal justice reform might be the only issue that can put the Koch Institute, the Heritage foundation, and former White House green jobs czar Van Jones in the same room. The Charles Koch Institute... Read more
CNN: Van Jones: Republicans right on prisons CNN: Van Jones: Republicans right on prisons

CNN: Van Jones: Republicans right on prisons

Thrive Movement: Transforming the prison system Thrive Movement: Transforming the prison system

Thrive Movement: Transforming the prison system

 

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