Intersections + Injustice

Trump’s New Criminal Justice Commission Threatens Reform Wins

Some of the wins of the criminal justice reform movement will be scrutinized in 2020—and likely threatened—by a new presidential…

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Why So Many Prosecutors Enjoy Uncontested Re-Election

There is so much we don’t know about local prosecutors’ offices. Despite handling the vast majority of US criminal cases,…

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Racial Disparities in Mental Healthcare Hurt My Family and Many Others

The stark reality of America’s mental health crisis never hits so hard as when it affects someone close to us.…

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Rikers Body Scanners Risk Jailed New Yorkers’ Health

Machines that were once prohibited from being used in New York jails were rolled out at the infamous Rikers Island…

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DA Candidate Plans to Abolish NYC’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor

“Perhaps no one and nothing else in New York City better represents the worst history of the War on Drugs…

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Activists Across Social Justice Movements Fight Voter Suppression in Georgia

Just before the New Year on December 27, a federal judge ruled that the state of Georgia did not have…

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Radical Theater Performance Subverts Rikers Violence

Christmas was a week away. The sky was baby blue, but you wouldn’t have known that inside the windowless room…

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Prosecutors Must Learn From Drug Users—But That Takes Humility

Across the US, most health professionals can now find opportunities to learn how to integrate harm reduction into their practice,…

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U-Haul’s Hateful Policy of Barring Nicotine Users From Employment

U-Haul? More like U-Hate. The ubiquitous moving-and-storage company has made clear that it hates workers who use nicotine—even on their…

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Britain’s “Most Prolific” Rapist Spurs Misguided GHB Crackdown

The UK is moving towards a crackdown on GHB and GBL—two highly similar depressants, popular in clubs and the chemsex…

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