Dying in Prison

Dying in Prison

Over the past three decades, judges and juries have filled America’s prisons with non-violent offenders. Many are serving draconian sentences for first-time offenses. Indeed, while only about 5 percent of the world’s people live in the United States, our country...

A Tortured Twist on Ethics

George Orwell wisely observed that our understanding of the past, and the meaning associated with it, directly influences the future. And as the unprecedented public feud between the CIA and Congress makes clear, there are still significant aspects of our recent...
What Medical Mistakes?

What Medical Mistakes?

If you survive What made you ill, Mistakes by docs Can get you still. Estimates vary, but every year an average of 195,000 Americans die from medical errors. These acts aren’t done on purpose — they are screw-ups, often dealing with medication. Other hundreds of...