Marie Gottschalk doubts that Republicans were ever serious about doing the hard work that de-incarceration would require.
Jonathan Blanks looks at where the reforms will have to start now: at the local level.
Experts debate: Should the United States and its political subdivisions adopt ranked choice voting?
Rob Richie of FairVote explains why he thinks ranked choice voting is better than the system that most of us now use.
Jason Sorens recommends approval voting and finds fault with instant runoffs.
Jason McDaniel dives into the empirical literature on ranked choice voting.
Thomas L. Knapp says that approval voting has one great virtue: It's simple.