The Arab-Israeli Gun Violence Epidemic
The homicide rate in Israel generally is low by international standards, but what has emerged in Israel’s Arab streets is an alternate universe of lawlessness, where residents can no longer leave their homes without fearing for their lives. And this is a crisis that illuminates the limits to Arab citizenship in the Jewish State.
December 4, 2019
America’s Growing Gender Jail Gap
In the course of recent efforts to dismantle mass incarceration, a glaring fact has become clear: while today far fewer men are going to jail than before, the number of women getting incarcerated has stayed stubbornly high. And as a proportion of the US prison population, women are increasing.
May 7, 2019
The Broken Promise of Reparations
Today’s emerging embrace of granting reparations for slavery to black people renews an unanswered call that dates back to the Civil War. A collective, land-based approach to reparations makes particular sense as a remedy to redress the injustice suffered by humans who were treated as property.
March 18, 2019