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Bryan Stevenson

This is a TED talk that Bryan Stevenson did this month. He is the Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative¬†of Montgomery, Alabama. I’ve seen Stevenson speak live once before, when he was honored by Public Advocates in San Francisco. He is an incredibly moving speaker and a master storyteller. I cannot recommend this talk … Continue reading

“War on the Underclass”

Chances are decent that if you’re reading this, you’ve seen the HBO program The Wire. I say this because if you find yourself on this blog you are either: (a) Interested in drug policy, which is a central inquiry of¬†The Wire, or (b) A friend or family member of mine, which means that I’ve likely … Continue reading