The catastrophic numbers of deaths in car accidents aren't a foregone conclusion, writes Levi Tillemann, who argues that creating a synthetic market for safety will make our roads less deadly.
Media reports and military strategists alike are ignoring the consistent and dangerous threat posed by jihadists who make the water a battlefield. David Sterman identifies this problem as a pattern that could hinder efforts to counter that threat.
Mary Alice McCarthy and Patricia Hart argue that President Obama’s Second Chance Pell Pilot program will do more than expand the educational horizons for ex-offenders. It will help former prisoners re-enter and revitalize the communities they return home to.
Black Lives Matter is a movement defined and understood by its presence online. Charlton McIlwain, a scholar who studies race and digital media, reveals the lesser-known histories and deeper importance of how this presence evolved.
Mediators are working frantically to end the conflict in South Sudan, but Kelly Case points out how any peace agreement is hopeless without greater inclusion for women and civil society organizations.
Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act
This month marks the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act. Journalist Ari Berman and civil rights experts gathered at New America NYC to reflect on where we have been and where we are going when it comes to voting rights in America.
What do Google, the Sony Hack, and the Mississippi Attorney General have in common? As Emily Hong explains, they’re all part of an ongoing legal showdown over who controls the Internet.
Criminal justice reform is enjoying a moment in the policy spotlight, but will efforts to overhaul prisons actually happen? Here are the eight things you need to read to stay informed.