Kevin Sabet: A revolutionary program in the Pineapple State is shattering myths about how to deal with drug offenders who violate probation. If only the rest of the country would catch on.
Kevin A. Sabet is the former senior policy advisor to President Obama's drug czar, Gil Kerlikowske. He also advised the Bush and Clinton Administrations on drug policy and holds a doctorate in public policy from Oxford University. He currently is a fellow at the Center for Substance Abuse Solutions at Penn and a policy consultant for the United Nations and NGOs through www.kevinsabet.com. Follow him @kevinsabet
Dave Zirin: She is our Jordan. She is our Jim Brown. She is our Babe Ruth, calling his shots. She is no longer content to dodge bullets, but understands how to stop them. Serena is that rare athlete who has not only mastered her sport. She’s harnessed it.
Marcy Wheeler: hen Congress passes good governance laws — most notably FOIA — they tend to exempt themselves.
Joe Mathews: The agricultural superstar’s high crime and poor health are dark indicators of what the Golden State could become.