Muna Adem: Shanesha Taylor did what she felt she needed to do to survive. She did what many would have done if they were in her shoes. This is what inadequate social support produces.
Muna Adem: To date, more than two-thirds of nations worldwide have abolished the death penalty either in law or practice, and today the U.S. is the only democratic Western nation that imposes death sentences on its citizens.
Youth in Solitary: The U.S. is still the only country willing to allow its citizens to die in prison for crimes they commit as minors.
Swedish Prisons: Until Americans can see themselves as interconnected, the social fibers of institutions will be at conflict with citizens.