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You're more likely to be hit by lightning than you are to commit voter fraud at the polls. So why are Republicans so set on passing voter ID laws and other measures to stop this non-existent threat?
In the United States, anti-Islamic fear-mongering has paved the way for efforts to criminalize the religion itself.
The indigenous Mapuche people have been trying to reclaim their ancestral lands for the past ten years, but Chilean authorities have only reacted with force.
The anti-Muslim hate that might have fueled the the Oak Creek murderer is more widespread than you think.
Three members of Pussy Riot have been found guilty of hooliganism. Their protests sparked a wave of support for freedom of speech and human rights among Russians.
How do you put a human face on an injustice that so often goes under the radar?
Illinois has shuttered a commission formed to examine the cases of prisoners who say they were abused under Chicago’s former Police Commander Jon Burge years ago. But a truth-telling play—by the journalist who broke the story—will not let us forget.
Timothy Noah and Charles Murray offer starkly different explanations of growing economic and social inequality in the United States.
How social equality was used to discredit the egalitarian project of Reconstruction.
Why we should all be concerned about the unconstitutional tactics law enforcement agencies are using against American Muslims.
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