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The Satanic Temple unveils a statue of Baphomet, a winged-goat creature, at a rally for the First Amendment in Little Rock, Arkansas, in August 2018. AP Photo/Hannah Grabenstein

What The Satanic Temple is and why it’s opening a debate about religion

A group known as The Satanic Temple was started with the political goal of advocating for the value of church-state separation. This group is now challenging the traditional definition of religion.
In April 1916, armed police invaded Maungapōhatu to arrest the Tūhoe leader Rua Kēnana (handcuffed, fourth from the left) in an unlawful raid that killed Kēnana’s son and another family member. Wikimedia Commons

Why a pardon for 20th-century Māori leader Rua Kēnana doesn’t go far enough

New Zealand will pardon religious Māori leader Rua Kēnana, who was arrested more than a century ago for "moral resistance", but the pardon fails to acknowledge the miscarriage of justice.
An illustration of the allegory of the cave from Plato’s Republic. 4edges/Wikimedia Commons

Guide to the classics: Plato’s Republic

Plato's Republic is one of the most influential books in history. It has been claimed by people on all sides of the political spectrum and continues to resonate today.
The U.S. incarcerates more people than any other place in the world. Warehousing people in prison is costly and unsustainable. Shutterstock

Prisons are not the answer to preventing crime

Putting more people in prison is not the answer to reducing crime. New fair and bias free assessment tools may help.
Tribal members in a jirga, or circle – one traditional avenue for justice in Afghanistan. Lizette Potgieter/Shutterstock

Afghanistan: how to widen access to justice

In countries where people access different justice providers, a hybrid model could pull them together and ensure better oversight and human rights.

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