Bernie Madoff, Architect of Largest Ponzi Scheme in History, Dead at 82 – The New York Times

His enormous fraud left behind a devastating human toll and paper losses totaling $64.8 billion.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2021/04/14/business/bernie-madoff-dead.html

Hunger Strikes as Russian and Soviet Protest Tools – The Moscow Times

The tactic has been used by dissidents including Nobel Laureate Andrei Sakharov.
— Read on www.themoscowtimes.com/2021/04/01/hunger-strikes-as-russian-and-soviet-protest-tools-a73440

The Afterlife Of Mass Incarceration : Fresh Air : NPR

There are 45,000 laws, policies and administrative sanctions in the U.S. that target people with criminal records. University of Chicago sociologist Reuben Jonathan Miller researches how they affect people’s lives in ‘Halfway Home.’ “I want us to think about all these traps that we’ve created, we’ve produced, and I want us to unmake them,” Miller says.
— Read on www.npr.org/2021/03/24/980778161/the-afterlife-of-mass-incarceration