Jim Neal is an author, entrepreneur and social advocate. He was runner-up in the 2008 Democratic U.S. Senate primary North Carolina and the second gay candidate in history for the Senate. He has been a featured guest on CNBC, CBS, Fox, ABC and NPR.

Behind Bars

Long before the Justice Dept.’s new mandate to ignore harsh mandatory minimum sentences, Dr. Carl Hart has been poking holes in the science of linking drugs to prison time. He talks to Jim Neal.

Gay Marriage

The president was wrong in asserting that states should be empowered to regulate gay marriage, says Jim Neal.