What Happens When Police Use AI to Predict and Prevent Crime?
With the dawn of artificial intelligence, a slew of new machine learning tools promise to help protect us with data.
The Surprising Answer to Who Eats Kosher in Prison
24,000 incarcerated people in the U.S. eat kosher meals. Even some neonazis. Why?
Court Trials: The Plot Drives the “Story”
Trials create narratives that are "plot-driven." When judges attempt to see them as "character-driven," real people can be denied justice.
Fact-Based Courts, but What Facts?
US courts operate as "informationally disabled" institutions that may lack (or intentionally exclude) important facts when making complex legal decisions.
Happy New Year!
Why do we celebrate on the 1st of January? Do financial incentives help you stick to resolutions? And other burning questions.
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Let’s Talk About (Your) Crimes
Asking yourself about what you've "gotten away with" may change how you think about "criminals."
Prison Abolition from Behind Prison Walls
The Anarchist Black Dragon was produced inside of the Walla Walla State Penitentiary. One of their journalists was murdered. Could the paper survive?
Coping with Climate Anxiety
A psychologist suggests ways of giving young people hope for the future of the planet—and themselves.
Why Academic-Indigenous Collaboration Is Tricky
Although many archaeologists are trained to prize objectivity, Indigenous scholars approach research with a different sort of grounding.