A Call to Shutter Rikers; Kind Conservatism; Fallen Heroes

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An inmate at Rikers Island

Despite a string of recent reforms, the Rikers Island jail complex is still struggling to deal with issues of violence and mental health. The Marshall Project's Neil Barsky argues the only way to fix Rikers is to shut it down. Plus: Arthur Brooks of The American Enterprise Institute on kind conservatism; the details of the Iran deal; the effects of Uber on New York City traffic flow; and your feelings toward Atticus Finch, Bill Cosby, and other fallen heroes cast in a new light.