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STAT: The Readout Loud
TECHNOLOGY IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST
Neglect has become far too common at ICE detention centers
Unwanted gynecological surgeries at a Georgia immigration jail are just the latest alleged abuses in a system that over-relies on for-profit companies.
IDEAS | Christopher Marquis
How to save capitalism
A big change in business law would make it easier to hold companies accountable for their effects on the wider world.
IDEAS | JINA MOORE
Just give poor people money
The Nobel-winning World Food Program is one of many agencies increasingly handing out cash rather than goods. Yet the international aid system still isn’t fully deploying this simple, powerful idea.
Sandra Susan Smith
We’ve seen these proposed Boston police reforms before — they don’t work
These measures haven’t worked elsewhere and likely won’t work in Boston.
Voter suppression is democracy bleeding out
Trump and the GOP aren’t content with making it harder to vote. They want it to be impossible.
Keeping dishonest cops off the witness stand
Police departments need to cooperate with prosecutors and prosecutors need to keep better lists of police officers who ought not to be testifying in criminal cases. But lawmakers on Beacon Hill have the real work to do.
On California’s ballot, an invitation to legalize discrimination
Will voters let government revert to making judgments on the basis of skin color?
ICE should be fixed, not abolished
This year, ICE recorded the highest immigrant death toll in 15 years. What to do with such a negligent federal agency?
In defiance of Trump order, nonprofit will continue its antiracism training
"We feel it is critical to fulfilling the goals related to our federal grants and the needs of our community."
Jasmine Nicole Olivier
What legislators can learn from a Boston public housing development
The Mildred C. Hailey apartments was the first development in the United States to establish a tenant management corporation, which had full control of managing the complex.