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Fostering Resilience

Back in the mid-1980s, a physician working with obese patients in San Diego discovered something unexpected: The people making progress with his weight loss program…

News Shmews: A journalist confronts reader apathy

I’ve spent the past twenty-five years interviewing teenage gangsters, pimps and victims of child abuse. At New York’s Attica prison, I sat elbow-to-thigh with a…

Prison: A life sentence to joblessness?

Each year, America spends about $68 billion to incarcerate and supervise more than 7 million people. Yet criminologists say our burgeoning penal system, which has…