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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Frenzy at David Duke’s Campaign Rallies
As a Senate candidate, he used the “welfare queen” myth to rile up his white supporters.
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.
How Activists Brought Down a Massive Gas Pipeline
“I think everyone was surprised that it was canceled.”
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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