A monthly reality-check on the issues Americans care about most. Host Warren Olney draws on his decades of experience to explore the people and issues shaping – and disrupting - our world. How did everything change so fast? Where are we headed?...
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A growing number of courts are sending those accused of drug offenses and nonviolent crimes to addiction treatment rather than jail, but some residents are now claiming that the only treatment being offered at those facilities is forced, unpaid labor at for-profit businesses. Joining us to discuss this little-known side of the justice system is Jack Karp, who wrote a deep-dive about the practice and the growing litigation challenging it. Also this week: A ruling blocking President Trump’s TikTok ban; criminal charges over a deadly COVID-19 outbreak at a nursing home; and some scathing reviews of the lunch cafeteria at the U.S. Supreme Court.