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Go to Prison in Sane, Humane Norway

If you’re going to commit a jailable offense, do it in Norway, where officials at the high-security Halden prison believe that providing inmates with a “light and positive” environment will make them better people when they re-enter society.

Posted on May 19, 2012 READ MORE



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Rep. Giffords Moved to Houston

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has been moved from the Tucson, Ariz., hospital where she has been treated since Jan. 8 to a Houston facility for rehabilitation and continued recovery.

Posted on Jan 21, 2011 READ MORE


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Soldiers and Doctors Struggle With Brain Injury

More and more troops are coming home from Iraq with brain damage, the result of repeated exposure to explosions, and doctors are having a difficult time keeping up. For many, the damage causes problems experts have never seen before and aren’t sure how to treat.

Posted on Sep 9, 2007 READ MORE


Paul Cummins: Writing Poetry Beats Armed Robbery

An enrichment program for incarcerated L.A. youths is proving that non-punitive rehabilitation can and does work.

Posted on Jan 3, 2007 READ MORE


Judge Strikes Down Iowa Christian Prison Program

In a ruling that could have major implications for Bush’s faith-based initiatives, an Iowa judge ruled that an evangelical Christian prison rehabilitation program was “pervasively sectarian,” and that the state of Iowa “is excessively entangled with religion” through the program.

Posted on Jun 13, 2006 READ MORE


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Frey’s Rehab Chums Can’t Confirm Book Details

Two real-life characters from James Frey’s “A Million Little Pieces” can’t corroborate details about stories in his disputed memoir. | story
Hey, if you can’t trust a drug addict…

Posted on Jan 24, 2006 READ MORE


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Tyler Hicks / The New York Times

Struggling Back From the Wounds of War

Finally, an in-depth report on Iraq’s forgotten wounded. | story and slideshow
Also, read Truthdig’s Ron Kovic on his personal journey as a wounded veteran. | report

Posted on Jan 22, 2006 READ MORE


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