News and Features
An important court decision stayed the GOP’s voter-suppression scheme in Pennsylvania. But that battle, and others like it across the nation, is only just beginning.
An audio recording of a stop-and-frisk in action sheds unprecedented light on a practice that has put the city’s young people of color in the NYPD's cross hairs.
The former black congressman became a star among tea partiers after coming out in support of Voter ID laws.
How right-wing Jewish organizatons misrepresent both the views and the influence of American Jews.
This election has posed a challenge of self-control for Republicans raised on a diet of welfare queens and Willie Horton.
While preventing a Republican triumph is imperative, we should have no illusions about Obama.
In four close Western races, the tribal population could tip the balance.
Like ACT UP's action at Saint Patrick's Cathedral, Pussy Riot's Punk Prayer at Christ the Savior was both a political protest and a sincere religious performance.
What if the right to be a jerk is where freedom begins?
Why Israel’s purposes cannot be grasped only through the American Jewish experience.