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Affirmative action, in theory, is a matter of distributive justice, which is why liberals and progressives tend to look benevolently on it while conservatives and libertarians consider it a trave
When Mary Frances Berry resigned as chair of the Commission on Civil Rights on December 7, the media's harsh, fleeting spotlight on Berry's purported combativeness distracted readers from the rea
On European anti-Semitism, old and new.
Six more days till the election. As of this writing (October 27), nothing is certain. The election polls are bouncing around like yo-yos.
Many Arab-American voters loathe Bush, but they have little love for his rival.
The largest gathering ever of Native Americans in the nation's capital greets the opening of the NMAI.
Two investigative bombs with long fuses are sizzling under Tom DeLay, America's Machiavelli of gerrymandering and shakedown fundraising.
Not that you missed him while he was gone, but David Duke is back.
While controversy rages across the country over whether computerized voting machines may result in lost or manipulated votes, there is another change in the election system this year that could l
When Ralph Reed was the boyish director of the Christian Coalition, he made opposition to gambling a major plank in his "family values" agenda, calling gambling "a cancer on the American body pol