Tag: social science
Nathan Goodman Discusses Militarization, Politics, and Social Science
Longtime C4SS Fellow, activist, and economist Nathan Goodman was recently interviewed by Aaron Ross Powell on (Re)Imagining Liberty about the feedback loop between militarization at the border and militarization abroad, the role of social capital in public policy, and how good social science can help correct for the errors of the political process. Check out…
The Weekly Abolitionist: The Pernicious Consequences of Mandatory Minimums
Mandatory minimum sentences have been receiving a fair bit of scrutiny lately, largely due to the efforts of Families Against Mandatory Minimums (FAMM). And rightly so. Mandatory minimums remove discretion and context from sentencing, resulting in grossly unjust and wildly disproportionate sentences for minor offenses. Moreover, they’ve caused some troubling shifts in who has discretionary…
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