Researchers find citizens react differently to policy proposals when they’re framed as impacting “people,” as opposed to “you.”
October 31, 2014 • 4:00 AM • Share
An accidentally released court filing reveals how one company secretly gave money to a non-profit that helped get favorable mining legislation passed.
October 30, 2014 • 2:00 PM • Share
Exploring the psychological roots of racial disparity in U.S. prisons.
October 30, 2014 • 9:00 AM • Share
New research finds political ideology can be easily determined by examining how one’s brain reacts to disgusting images.
October 30, 2014 • 4:00 AM • Share
Reducing penalties for low-level felonies could be the next step in rolling back draconian sentencing laws and addressing the criminal justice system’s long legacy of racism.
October 29, 2014 • 10:00 AM • Share
From dark money to a mysterious super PAC donor, here are a few of the best investigations of money in politics since the last elections.
October 27, 2014 • 2:00 PM • Share
A data scientist’s mathematical models predict a national rise of bong smoke.
October 27, 2014 • 10:00 AM • Share
More than two years ago, a series showed that white applicants were far more likely to receive clemency than comparable applicants who were black. Since then, the government has spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on a study, but the pardons system remains unchanged.
October 24, 2014 • 2:00 PM • Share
Newly released documents describe “contractual relationships” between the NSA and U.S. companies, as well as undercover operatives.
October 23, 2014 • 2:00 PM • Share
There’s little public scrutiny when private donors pay to give police controversial technology and weapons. Sometimes, companies are donors to the same foundations that purchase their products for police.
October 21, 2014 • 2:00 PM • Share
An analysis of killings by police shows outsize risk for young black males.
October 20, 2014 • 2:00 PM • Share
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