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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.

Internet protest

The commissioners are considering rules that would allow telecom giants to control it with “pay to play” schemes.

Blogs

The GOP sees no need for positive messaging. Just make them dislike Obama.

June 27, 2012

When it comes to conversations about parenting, why do we keep letting men off the hook?

June 27, 2012

 Regardless of how the justices rule on Thursday, the Affordable Care Act did not go far enough.

June 27, 2012

Why did the Court limit its ruling to cases with mandatory sentences, instead of banning juvenile life without parole altogether?

June 26, 2012

After the news broke that the NYPD had been monitoring them, NYU's Islamic Student Association gathered to demand the university president condemn the operation.

June 26, 2012

Democrats prioritized getting a deal done, and it will—but did they give in too early?

June 26, 2012

It depends on which cable news channel you glanced at this morning. 

June 25, 2012

The Court gave the Obama administration near-total victory, striking down key parts of Arizona’s immigration law.

June 25, 2012

Governor Tom Corbett still has questions to answer about his role in the slow-motion investigation and prosecution of Penn State University’s Jerry Sandusky.

June 25, 2012

Even the non-sporty among us have likely benefited from its enforcement.

June 25, 2012