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For Latinos and Asian- and Arab-Americans, Ferguson is our fight too.
There’s at least one line every Marine knows: “Never point a weapon at anything you do not intend to shoot.” The St. Louis County Police Department apparently never received that memo.
We can undo the policies facilitating police violence in Ferguson.
How the excessive militarization of the police has turned cops into counterinsurgents.
It’s time for Congress to eliminate the immigrant detention mandate.
Our fickle immigration system leaves many families stuck between violence in their home countries and an aggressive enforcement regime across the border.
At the root of the border crisis is a wave of violence that the United States helped to create.
The so-called “Swedish model” banning the purchase but not the sale of sex is catching on in Europe. But does it work? And for whom?
The law, passed in 1993 with near-unanimous support, has become an excuse for bigotry, superstition and sectarianism.