For some in the South, defying medical marijuana laws is the Lord’s work

By Quint Forgey, News21 August 19 at 6:30 AM Editor’s note: This is one in a series of articles on the legalization of marijuana, produced in partnership with the 2015 Carnegie-Knight News21 national student reporting project. CHESTER, S.C. — She lives in the wooden house her grandfather built more than a century ago in Chester, …

‘The Solution I Propose Is Massive Civil Disobedience’

Scholar Charles Murray wants “to make large chunks of the regulatory code unenforceable.” How? “I want to put sugar in the government's gas tank.”   Conor Friedersdorf Jun 30, 2015 ASPEN, Colo.––Scholar Charles Murray traces his latest book back to a story he heard from a family friend: a small business owner who found himself …

Why I Was Arrested Standing Up for Dontre Hamilton in Milwaukee

Paul Schmitz Become a fan   Posted: 12/22/2014 11:25 am EST Senior Advisor, Collective Impact Forum; Innovator in Residence, Beeck Center for Social Innovation and Impact, Georgetown University; author Everyone Leads: Building Leadership from the Community Up This weekend I spent 24 hours in jail for protesting the death of Dontre Hamilton, the unarmed man shot …