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Introducing the Nation Builders

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Memory and revolution in Poland since 1989

Why does the Pakistani military pick unwinnable fights?

The eloquent silences of Albert York and Judith Scott.

Ebooks - Molly Ivins

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Police body camera

Body cameras have been embraced by the police, even as police attack cop-watch patrols.

At most, it only further proves the incompatibility of a secret intelligence service and an open democracy.

When a parent is sent to prison, a child’s life is derailed, leaving schools to pick up the pieces.

Reframing the CIA’s interrogation techniques as a violation of scientific and medical ethics may be the best way to achieve accountability.

It’s easier than you think.

These groups are already making a difference for women, victims of war, disease and violence—but they can do more with your help.

President Barack Obama

How the party let down the workers who once depended on it.

We need law and policing reform, but first we have to want to end state-sanctioned violence against African-Americans.

Woman illustration

Tennessee is arresting new mothers for having used drugs in pregnancy—but in a cruel Catch-22, many can’t get the treatment they need.




California’s Drought Is So Bad That Some Communities Are Trucking In Their Water
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