Will Obama's order to increase "school resource officers" funnel more of our students through the school-to-prison pipeline?
Rick Perlstein joins Bryce Covert and George Zornick to explore the serpentine shifts and strange bedfellows of gun control politics.
"Indian Song," "Untitled," "Hidden Bird"
What really happened on Capitol Hill this week, and a look ahead to the budget battles on the horizon.
Our civil rights discourse must address the ways our institutions systemically oppress certain communities.
"Our cities across this country are proud. They have a great history. But like a boxer, they've taken one knee, and they have to bring themselves back."
"I want to see one of the candidates come up with a comprehensive plan to eliminate the tide of drugs coming into our country. I mean, we have wars here in our city."
"The media and pollsters don't focus on urban issues. They focus on the war, abortion, gay rights -- things that, quite frankly, for those of us in the trenches, are not exactly the hot button issues."
"Water is my top 10 priorities. Or top 20"
"The Rocky mountains are a place where people come together and put aside partisan issues to solve problems. Being able to talk about those pragmatic solutions is going to be of great benefit to the entire country."
"I hope when the presidential candidates talk about cities, they stop thinking about us as basketcases, and think instead of the potential of cities to turn this country around."