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We’ve Used Racial and Ethnic Profiling for Centuries, and It Hasn’t Worked Yet

Too many politicians choose to play to the lowest common denominator, pushing measures that make them sound tough but respond to no identifiable problem.

David Cole


Giving Thanks for a Nation of Migrants, Refugees, and Immigrants

Rejecting the ugly politics of now, President Obama recalls an American Thanksgiving tradition of paying “tribute to people of every background and belief.”

John Nichols

The Refugee Crisis Is Europe’s Moral Obligation, and America’s Too

This time, let’s do the right thing.

Katha Pollitt
Election 2016

Start Making Sense: Bernie Sanders’s Socialism

On this week’s podcast, Eric Foner on how Bernie should talk about socialism, Dave Zirin on parents and football, Ari Berman on the battle for the vote, and Julianne Hing on Republicans and refugees.

Start Making Sense
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