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The text of Harry Belafonte’s inaugural remarks, with additional commentary by Carl Hart.
Is the New York governor’s modest concession an attempt to duck the big-picture problems with racially discriminatory marijuana arrests?
The author's half-forgotten masterpiece, Benito Cereno, provides fascinating insight into issues of slavery, freedom, individualism—and Islamophobia.
The events behind his story Benito Cereno are more than two centuries old, but the deceptions of racial inferiority that Melville exposes resonate today.
As the government embraces a “counter-radicalization” approach to counterterrorism, prosecutors are turning radical beliefs into criminal acts.
O’Reilly wants us to put Christ back in Christmas. In that case, economic inequality should take center stage on December 25.
In attacking “the structural causes of inequality,” he is reviving that great movement’s “preferential option for the poor.”
Muslim women are fighting for their rights from within Islamic tradition, rather than against it.
Even non-believers can’t deny the inherent wisdom and clarity of the pontiff’s critique of the modern capitalist economy.
No matter how you parse it, Incognito is a bully and Cobb is a white supremacist.
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