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Health Measure or Oppressive Social Control?

One of the hottest stories from quarantined Israel is the fierce Haredi (Ultra Orthodox) objection to the closure of mikvaoth (ritual bathhouses.) Almost two weeks ago, Ha’aretz reported: Another issue of

Israel and the U.S. – Emergency Measures

Political historian Heather Cox Richardson writes a daily news digest titled Letters from an American. In last night’s edition, she flagged the story about the DOJ secretly seeking emergency powers.

Coronavirus and Criminal Justice Compendium

GeneralNo need to wait for pandemics: The public health case for criminal justice reformCalifornia Coalition of Women Prisoners Syllabus on Coronavirus and Corrections Crime RatesConcerns about layoffs leading to rise