"One of the speeches I had my students read was Bush’s address to Congress after 9/11, which still stands out as an exceptional piece of speechwriting. ...Read More
Hundreds of thousands of single-family homes are now in the hands of giant companies — squeezing renters for revenue and putting the American dream even further out of reach.
"Strategic Acquisitions was but one of several companies in Los ...Read More
Trump Immigration policy has created the reality that immigrants toddlers are appearing alone in court for deportation, separated from their family... meaning they’ll be deported alone without anyone to be their guardian.
As the White ...Read More
"You never know what day it is, what time it is," said Rivera, who has struggled with mental illness. "Sometimes you never see the sun."
Rivera was placed in isolation because of allegations, later determined to be unfounded, that she had ...Read More
With Rikers’ positioned for closure, Manhattan debates the 45-story prison tower proposed to replace the Tombs.
The prison system’s corruption aside, it’s interesting to consider the visibility this move would bring to the city’s practice ...Read More
A system built on millions of cell relays, antennas, and sensors also offers previously unthinkable surveillance potential. Telecom companies already sell location data to marketers, and law enforcement has used similar data to track ...Read More
"Shawn...is one of hundreds of children in Chicago whose ankle monitors are now equipped with microphones and speakers. The stated purpose of these devices is to communicate with the children, but they are raising concerns among civil ...Read More