Edition 166

Who’s Exploiting Whom?

By Adam B. Lerner

May 18, 2017

A new book by a former Indian diplomat complicates reparations talks, making a case for why some Western nations ought to repent—and repay.

Who’s Exploiting Whom?

A new book by a former Indian diplomat complicates reparations talks, making a case for why some Western nations ought to repent—and repay.


Whatever Happened to National Reentry Week?

The silence on prisoner reentry this year strips away a key component of our ongoing criminal justice reform movements.


Chechnya’s Anti-Gay Purge

The pogrom against gay Chechen men shines a light on a larger climate of oppression linked to Chechnya's murky relationship with Russia.


How Poland’s Governing Elites Legitimize Fascist-Style Radicals

In Poland, right-wing elites are shoring up power through tacit approval of radical groups.


Bridging Immigration Policy Divides by Acknowledging Our Differences

State efforts to bridge divisions over immigration and come together for solutions represent some of the most promising arenas for change.


Comey Leaves Behind an FBI With More Technical Expertise—and Less Technical Credibility

He badly misjudged public perception of the bureau’s use of technology.


San Diego Unified Found Lead at a School—and Told One Parent

The district's decision to withhold the information from parents is drawing criticism and raising concerns about lead in San Diego schools