President-elect Donald Trump has named Alabama senator Jeff Sessions to be his new attorney general. This choice bodes poorly for any women’s rights, pro-immigration efforts, civil rights, and very likely for progressive criminal justice reform. Sessions has a reputation of making racist comments, and has proved to have a strict, “law-and-order” attitude toward mass incarceration, much like […]

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