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Robot

How treating smart programs as legal persons could change privacy as we know it.

Booker and Zuckerberg

The city has a new mayor with a progressive mandate, but its schools are reeling from the market-based reforms Cory Booker introduced.

UKIP

Labour has to lead the case for a modern, multicultural society that needs the skills of migrants to compete in the global economy. 

UCSB shooting

Our communities are bearing the brunt of gun violence while corporate executives reap the financial rewards.

Shackles

Underdevelopment in the Caribbean is a direct legacy of the slave trade, and descendants of enslaved Africans should be compensated accordingly.

Northwest Detention Center

Reform legislation has stalled, and the private-prison industry is making obscene profits from a captive population.

Crimea protest

Why is the Western press so invested in expounding the highly unconvincing narrative of the official line?

Tune in all day Thursday to watch Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, Sherrod Brown and others at the New Populism Conference.

Muslim students

A new report documents incidents of bigotry and suggests fighting bad speech with counter speech.

Blogs

Seventy-eight men who have been cleared for release remain in interminable detention. 

June 6, 2014

Bruce has even survived the fandom of David Brooks and Chris Christie.

June 5, 2014

The hateful commentary about the soldier’s return is motivated by fear of what his so-called desertion reveals.

June 5, 2014

Nearly a third of American women will have an abortion at some point in their lives, but it’s an experience we almost never see on film.

June 5, 2014

An ex-deputy testified in court about the culture of abuse pervading Los Angeles County jails.

June 4, 2014

How can we help to make sure that Walmart’s employees can both financially support their children and tuck them in at night?

June 4, 2014

The NFL may say officially that “Redskins” “is not a slur,” but 1968 bronze medalist and medal-stand protester John Carlos, a man who has had more than a few invectives tossed his way over the years, disagrees.

June 4, 2014

A conversation among black men challenges the assumptions at the heart of My Brother’s Keeper.

June 4, 2014

Eric with the latest reviews and Reed on the media. 

June 4, 2014