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In This Month’s Issue: May 2018

Sex Crimes and Criminal Justice

By Barbara Koepple

Responding to several highly publicized sex crimes and public fears, legislatures across the country have adopted statutes that allow the continued imprisonment of sex offenders after they have completed their sentences. Veteran investigative reporter Barbara Koeppel has spent the past 12 months reporting on this third rail of the criminal justice system. Here are her findings…


Autonomy in the Age of Algorithms

 By Katharine Dempsey
We have arrived at the watershed moment when artificial intelligence is finally at the center of the mainstream conversation. This owes less to the almost obligatory speculation about the role and impact of robots in the workplace and more, now, to AI’s relationship with data, the power of ubiquitous and increasingly sophisticated algorithms, and the nature of the world being shaped around them…

Talks with North Korea At Risk from US Policy Hawks

By Robert Alvarez
If you are hopeful that the pending talks between President Donald Trump and North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong Un, (should they indeed take place) will bring a timely end to the nearly 68-year-long Korean War, don’t bet on it…

 


 

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