The choice to invest in punitive systems instead of stabilizing and nourishing ones does not make our communities safer. A living wage, access to holistic health services and treatment, educational opportunity, and stable housing are more successful in reducing crime than more police or prisons.
Sessions today called for boosting some of the most controversial facets from the national-security repertoire of the George W. Bush administration, programs that civil libertarians call illegality.
At odds with President Donald Trump’s concession that the accused perpetrator of New York City’s deadly truck attack will not be tried at Guantanamo Bay, Attorney General Jeff Sessions boasted Thursday that the creaky war court remains open for business. “Terrorists should know: this administration will use all lawful tools at