From the monthly archives: January 2023

Earlier this month, the World Peace Foundation launched a Twitterstorm on the theme #takeonthearmstrade. This was part of our new Carnegie-funded project, “Revitalizing Debate on the Global Arms Trade” (RDAT), which aims to invigorate debate and policy about the arms trade by integrating it with other areas of policy, research, and activism, and re-energizing […]

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A tale of two prisons

On January 20, 2023 By

Prison reform efforts in Massachusetts have revealed a tale of two prisons. There is the rhetorical prison that exists in Department of Correction’s (DOC) pronouncements and in the language of the 2018 Criminal Justice Reform Act (CJRA). CJRA was once heralded as the “blueprint” for criminal justice reform in the United States for the […]

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Mulugeta Gebrehiwot and Alex de Waal

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Tigray sued for peace to save Tigrayans from starvation. More humanitarian aid is now arriving and services are being restored in many areas. These are just the first steps.

In a memo circulated […]

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The trauma of engagement with the justice system is hard to understand unless you have experienced it. Recovering from it is a lifelong process. We aim to make it better for people coming behind us.

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