News and Features
Is the New York governor’s modest concession an attempt to duck the big-picture problems with racially discriminatory marijuana arrests?
The full text of the new Seattle city council member’s inauguration speech.
Updating the Fourth Amendment has been done before, to address the invention of cars, phones and GPS. It’s time to do it again.
Almost every day, corporations seize them without our informed consent. The consumer protection bureau should put a stop to it.
An appeals court's unprecedented removal of Shira Scheindlin has sent a chilling message to other federal judges.
Wild Republican accusations have been debunked—but still they continue.
The returning William Bratton should recognize that the notorious policy has exacerbated discrimination, not improved safety.
How high-speed Internet access is changing one Brooklyn neighborhood.
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.
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