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Beneath the Radar | The Nation

Beneath the Radar

Gary Younge

From education to gun control, progressive movements need to do a better job empowering the people whose interests they claim to serve.

The murder of Jordan Davis—like that of Renisha McBride, Trayvon Martin and so many others—reflects a racist culture in which the black body is considered fair game.

The people celebrate the man and the revolutionary, while venting frustration with the path his party has taken.

Europe’s panic is about race and class, not child abduction.

It’s not just here that the right has gone “wacko”—it isn’t interested in governing effectively in Europe, either. 

Instead of focusing on the psychology of Trayvon Martin’s killer, we should be examining the meaning of his actions.

South Africans of all races have reason to celebrate the life of the country’s first post-apartheid president.

The recent victories of the right-wing, anti-immigrant United Kingdom Independence Party says more about our scapegoats than about its long-term prospects.

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Gary Younge
Gary Younge, the Alfred Knobler Journalism Fellow at The Nation Institute, is...

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