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Policing’s Big Picture
An investigation into police officer conduct.
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It’s Easy to Defend Tammy Duckworth—but Don’t Forget Ilhan Omar
Duckworth wasn’t the only one facing “nativist” attacks in a Fox News segment on Tuesday.
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How Georgia’s Stone Mountain Became a Monument to White Supremacy
What the Confederacy lacked in success, it made up for in white racists desperate to prop up its memory.
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It’s Time To Force The Government To Provide Immigration Attorneys
Children are routinely forced to represent themselves in immigration court.
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The Supreme Court Sidelines Women in Favor of Religious Bosses
The court’s latest ruling is part of a web of decisions that demote women to bystanders in their own lives.
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The Supreme Court Just Gave Religious Employers a License to Discriminate Against Workers
Justice Samuel Alito let religious employers skirt the civil rights laws that apply to the rest of us.
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The Case for Stacey Abrams
It's not enough to just defeat Trump; it's time to build the democracy we're supposed to have.
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Trump Begins Process of Official Withdrawal From World Health Organization
There is no serious constituency for this bad idea other than Trump himself and his GOP enablers.
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Chief Justice John Roberts Hospitalized Overnight After Fall Last Month
The Chief Justice has a history of seizures though the fall was reportedly due to dehydration.
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The Frenzy at David Duke’s Campaign Rallies
As a Senate candidate, he used the “welfare queen” myth to rile up his white supporters.
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What Message Did David Duke’s Voters Send to Everyone Else in Louisiana?
In his 1990 Senate run, Duke won 60 percent of the white vote in Louisiana.
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How Activists Brought Down a Massive Gas Pipeline
“I think everyone was surprised that it was canceled.”
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Canceling Cancel Culture
What do we do when we can’t disagree?
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Trump Is Foolish to Pick a Fight Over the Confederate Flag
His attack on NASCAR isn’t just wrong. It’s a political loser.
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The Strangest and Most Upsetting Details from Mary Trump’s Upcoming Book
He once complained in a memo for his book that Madonna chewed gum in an unattractive way.
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California’s Carelessness Spurred a New COVID Outbreak
A botched transfer of prisoners has endangered more than 1,000 people.
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Claudia Conway Isn’t a Liberal Hero. She’s a Normal Teenager.
We don't have to lionize her for this.
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Why Do Things Keep Blowing Up in Iran?
The Israelis aren’t saying they’re behind the explosions. But they’re definitely not saying they’re not behind them.
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How Police Became the Go-to Response to Domestic Violence
Feminists pushed for more policing in the 1970s. But there are far better solutions out there.
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Brazil’s Bolsonaro Has the Coronavirus
The president now has the virus he’s been downplaying for months.
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When We Faced Him
Our daughter, the journalist Kim Wall, was taken from us far too soon. When the trial came, her murderer had to look us in the eye.
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Why Is Mexico’s President Giving Trump a Photo-Op in the Middle of a Pandemic?
López Obrador was once one of Trump’s fiercest critics. What happened?
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ICE to Deny Foreign Student Visas for Colleges Teaching Online This Fall
Harvard has said the entire 2020/21 acadmeic year would be taught online.
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What Next: How California Created Its Newest COVID Hotspot
Advocates are calling for widespread release of state prison inmates. A federal judge says that power rests with the governor.
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