A left-wing civil rights lawyer is within reach of becoming Philadelphia's district attorney. Can he use the office to roll back mass incarceration?
New figures show that the US prison population has dropped. But mass incarceration remains firmly intact.
We can debate what Ellison can accomplish as the chair of a party dedicated to selling out workers -- but there is no doubt about who would cheer his defeat.
On immigration, the road to the noxious nativism of Donald Trump was paved by centrist Democrats and moderate Republicans.
The only kind of gun control we have in the United States is the kind that locks up black people. We need an alternative.