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In his years as a state legislator, Walker repeatedly pushed for higher incarceration and a bigger role for the private prison industry.
Racism, segregation and inequality persist in this civil-rights battleground.
The issues that matter most to Americans won’t be adequately explored by a coronation of Hillary Clinton.
A multimedia timeline presenting the history of the struggle for racial justice, from 1957 to 1968.
A multimedia timeline presenting the history of the struggle for racial justice, from 1919 to 1956.
Jack Matlock makes the case for the United States reaching a practical compromise with Russia.
When a millionaire governor decrees austerity, it’s time for the left to step up.
A giant Anglo-Australian mining company is getting the rights to a huge copper reserve—and we don’t know what American taxpayers are getting in return.
Keystone XL is part of a new colonial project—and Canada and Mexico are the frontiers.