Tens of thousands of young people are fleeing Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala thanks to America’s war on drugs.
Simon Waxman is managing editor of Boston Review and a contributor to the Boston Globe, Christian Science Monitor, American Prospect and others.
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On Wednesday, the Supreme Court once again took its billy club to the ribs of American campaign finance law.
At its heart, this legislation is an attempt to anticipate other federal laws that may burden religious freedom.
By making and promoting music that anyone could learn, Seeger sought the ultimate democratic ideal: the erasure of all boundaries to participation.
The requirement that minors accused of first-degree murder be tried as adults is an affront to reason and a challenge to the separation of juvenile and adult justice.
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If the mayor cooled his heels in the Villa Savoye or the Sydney Opera House, would you feel better about standing in line for an hour to contest a parking ticket or register a business?
The media seems enthralled by the narrative that millennials just won’t grow up. But beyond the ever-shifting stereotypes about “kids these days,” there’s not much evidence to suggest the current crop of 20-somethings are all that different from their predecessors.