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How did “one person, one vote” become the rule for statehouses across the country?
The line between respecting civil liberties and protecting victims is anything but clear.
Calling out discrimination can be a slippery thing, but the shame, humiliation and powerlessness we feel because of overly aggressive policing is real.
The Newtown tragedy was supposed to change everything about gun politics. Why it didn’t—and how reformers might still win.
Prison-reform advocates tend to focus on the plight of those behind bars. But the enforcers of this draconian system are victims as well.
The way to keep families together is to keep tearing them apart? Please.
Sex, or the fear of it, has been almost as important in the construction of this nightmare as racism.
A town hall meeting on the aggressive policing of black bodies in America.