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  • The State of Justice for Juveniles in the US

    The State of Justice for Juveniles in the US

    By Jean Trounstine, Truthout | News Analysis

    Juvenile justice advocates in the US are seeing promising legal reforms via litigation, but harsh sentencing laws, solitary confinement and shackling policies, racial disparities, and underfunded legal representation for poor youth in many states still plague the juvenile legal system.

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  • "Boots on the Ground" in Iraq: Here We Go Again

    "Boots on the Ground" in Iraq: Here We Go Again

    By William Rivers Pitt, Truthout | Op-Ed

    The latest deployments are small, but floods always start with a drip. We are doing the same thing over again expecting different results. President Obama is deploying more troops to Iraq and Syria. Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton would do the same. There has to be a way off this merry-go-round.

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