Sunday, July 28, 2013

U.S. Prison Populations Decline   

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Erica Goode writing for the New York Times: Imprisonment rates in the United States have been on an upward march since the early 1970s. From 1978, when there were 307,276 inmates in state and federal prisons, the population increased annually, … Continue reading →

Saturday, July 20, 2013

What Changed the Olympics Forever   

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Bob Greene writing for CNN back in July 2012: It may be hard for young viewers of this summer’s London Olympics to imagine, but all the sponsorships, advertisements and marketing hoopla that are a standard part of big-dollar contemporary Olympic … Continue reading →

Friday, July 19, 2013

The Real Face of Terror: Behind the Scenes Photos of the Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Manhunt   

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John Wolfson writing on the Boston Daily blog: The Rolling Stone cover featuring the suspected Boston Marathon bomber, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has, of course, set off a firestorm of controversy across the country. Critics believe that the cover glamorizes Tsarnaev, depicting … Continue reading →

Monday, July 15, 2013

Beyond the Finish Line   

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Tim Rohan writing for the New York Times: But he feared his money and fame would run out. He retained a lawyer and two financial advisers. He put his money in a trust fund. He would trade it all, though, … Continue reading →