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Marcelo Gleiser

Marcelo Gleiser wants to heal the rift between humanists and scientists by deflating scientific dreams of establishing final truths.

We must face the true causes of the chasm between white and black America.

Zephyr Teachout

A vote for Teachout is a demand for a more progressive, ideas-driven politics.

“Like Nelson Mandela, we must be willing to embrace the long walk toward freedom.”

Who wants pot to be illegal?… BDS: every little bit helps… on the beach… son of Deadline Poet…

Robert Sherrill

He was a passionate purist in his prose, his populist politics and his expectations of others and himself.

Some of the hundreds of thousands of Mexican immigrants who were expelled from the United States after signing voluntary departure forms may be allowed to return and seek legal status

President Barack Obama

Despite his best efforts to be the embodiment of respectability, it turns out Barack Obama is a role model for resistance.

A new law in Illinois is set to modernize the way bosses deal with pregnant employees.

And don’t miss Kosman and Picciotto’s crossword blog, Word Salad.

Residents of Canfield Green Apartments have been faced with tremendous challenges in the aftermath of the killing of Michael Brown—many a direct result of actions taken by the police.

Young women are fed up with being pressured to curate their appearance and, by extension, others’ potentially lecherous thoughts about them. They’re fighting back.

Sexual assault is a persistent problem within police departments.

Sarah Palin’s screed against those who oppose the Washington football team name has something in common with that of the owner Dan Snyder: it pretends Native Americans do not exist.

Young leaders are taking advantage of digital media to advance the conversation about police violence.

Mitch McConnell

At a secret meeting of elite donors convened by the Koch brothers, McConnell laid out his plan for shrinking the federal government and whined about having to vote on minimum wage bills.


Newspapers in America may be closing up shop, but muckrakers around the world are holding corrupt officials and corporate cronies accountable like never before.

A step-by-step guide from your friends at the Ferguson Police Department.

A previously unreleased cellphone video captures a tense moment in the Ferguson neighborhood where Michael Brown died.

After decades of investment in federal job training initiatives, it’s still difficult to see how much these programs are actually helping workers.