News and Features
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.
Obama bends over backwards to accommodate faith groups. It’s time for Democrats to champion separation of church and state instead.
Several thousand people marched in silence down Manhattan's Fifth Avenue on June 17 to demand an end to the New York Police department's controversial stop-and-frisk policy.
In the public imagination, September 11, 2001 marked the arrival of Islam in this country, bound to narratives of destruction and terror.
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