Keesha Middlemass explains the substantial barriers felons face when they try to reenter society. With less than five percent of the planet's population, the United States houses 22 percent of the world's prisoners. The challenges of navigating that system don't end when the convicted felon completes his or her sentence.
National Security Analyst Evelyn Farkas looks back at the preceding 12 months and helps name the 2019 "Story of the Year." From the Mueller report to Syria, Ukraine, and impeachment, 2019 was a year of big stories and powerful narratives.
Nearly six million American children live in poverty. Lenette Azzi-Lessing dissects the reasons and the profound implications for these children as they grow, and the consequences for all in the world's richest country.
Dr. Michael Fine talks about healthcare in the United States. He argues that for patients and caregivers, issues like cost, access, and outcomes are real, they are present, and they often have life-and-death consequences.