News and Features
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.
Europeans are not threatened by a Muslim minority. It's the other way round.
In the US today, the very ordinariness of Muslim-American life has become grounds for suspicion.
From Arab bandits to TV terrorists, the history of Islamophobia in US popular culture is long and ugly.
Behind nearly every “foiled terror plot” lurks a government informant sent to entrap hapless young Muslim men.
Assailed by the right as a fiction, anti-Muslim bias is all too real for those who live with it.
Sharia is as unthreatening to the US legal system as the ideas in the Old Testament. Yet bigoted hysteria is fueling legislation that actually undermines our courts.
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