Pretrial detention data is limited. There hasn't been much research to quantify specific details or tell a full story. Todd Foglesong and Christopher E. Stone at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government addressed the dearth of pretrial detention stats in a report last year. "Whatever the moti ... More >>
THIS is how you make fun of progressive supervisors! I have a message for the four new Supervisors: Hello. My name is Benjamin. And my job is to say much, much, funnier things about you than anybody did last night. Last night, of course, was the "Roasted Supes" party, which is a vaguely cle ... More >>
Why lawsuits filed by anti-abortion activists may be a blessing in disguise for the California stem cell institute
Some say Phyllis Kanki saved Senegal from AIDS. But can the controversial triage approach she's developing at Stanford protect the continent's western edge from the devastation suffered in the south?
The Clinton administration has praised the Anti-Defamation League for helping shield kids from Internet hate. But should a group that spied on thousands of Californians be allowed to police the Web?
The Party After the Party: What to Do With the "Y2K Dividend"
Walter Shorenstein's skyscrapers shaped San Francisco. His cash configured City Hall. Publicly, he's pristine. But there's more than meets the eye to the man behind the megaliths.