New York’s Two Marijuana Legalization Paths: Will Lawmakers Get It Right? (Filter)

Will NY decriminalize clean syringe possession? (City & State, New York Focus)

Tali Farhadian Weinstein’s Run for Manhattan D.A. Fueled By Wall St Megadonors, Filings Show (New York Focus)

‘Enough Is Enough’: How a New York Coalition Is Pushing Lawmakers to Raise the State’s Revenue (The Progressive)

Queens Public Defenders Push to Unionize. Management Says They’re a Mob (THE CITY and New York Focus)

NY Restricts Driver’s License Suspensions That Criminalize Poverty (Filter)

A Democratic Socialist Will Soon Be Sworn in as Judge in Las Vegas (Jacobin)

How Public Defenders Rocked Las Vegas Judicial Elections (The Appeal)

The Election that Could Thwart New York City’s War on Drugs (The Appeal and New York Focus)

Many New York Judges Spend Their Way Toward Seats on the Bench. And It’s Perfectly Legal (THE CITY and New York Focus)

Janos Marton: The Criminal Justice System in New York City Is “Rotten” (Jacobin)

Inside the NYC Democratic Socialists’ Powerhouse Electoral Machine (Jacobin and New York Focus

State Senate Candidate Jabari Brisport on Animal Rights: ‘It’s Also an Attempt to Uplift the Human Value’  (BK Reader)

The Voyage of Friar Giuliano (New Decameron Project)

Review: Chicago Opera Theater: Everest+Aleko (Chicago Review)

Six Modern Foods with Medieval Origins (

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