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anti-choice march

The Roberts court has expanded First Amendment protections to such an extent that strikes, pickets, and boycotts should be protected as free speech.

Migrant Children

The 52,000 unaccompanied children who have shown up at the border are fleeing gang violence and have valid claims to asylum.

Amazon

As the online behemoth strengthens its monopoly over the marketplace, publishers, like bookstores, are in a fight for survival.

Abrams, Kissinger, Kristol, Cheney

The architects of our foreign-policy disasters would prefer we simply forget the past.

V.S. Naipaul

A reporter’s journey involves writing with a sense of history and without false consolation.

Citibank

The collapse of the housing market cost Americans $16 trillion. But the banks that caused it are getting away with a slap on the wrist.

Border Patrol

Thanks to the militarization and expansion of the “border” region, 197 million Americans now live within the jurisdiction of US Customs and Border Patrol.

While President Peña Nieto celebrates the Aztec Tiger, Mexico’s cartels reach deeper into the legal economy.

Nadine Gordimer

For Nadine Gordimer in 1983, the arts in South Africa were simply “the sum of various states of alienation.”

civil rights

African-Americans and white people struggled together during the civil rights era. We need that once again.

Blogs

Professional dress was created with the male worker in mind, and the unclear guidelines facing women shows we haven’t fully accepted them in the workplace.

June 20, 2014

This week: the ISIS, hip-hop in Pakistan, and confronting Cohn's assertion about Latin@ identity

June 19, 2014

Another day of World Cup games means another day of protests from the Brazilian people. 

June 19, 2014

Women of color are affected by racism too. We can’t keep sending the message that they aren’t.

June 19, 2014

After weeks of denying access, Border Patrol officials finally let reporters look inside two controversial immigrant processing centers. 

June 19, 2014

Conservative writer George Will’s highly offensive column has yet to have serious consequences for his career—but perhaps that is about the change.

June 19, 2014

There is a model for Dick Cheney’s belief that when it comes to being greeted as liberators, second time’s a charm.

June 18, 2014

A new letter signed by 1,000 women of color calls on the president’s initiative on boys and men to include girls and women.

June 18, 2014

Favela Vila Autódromo has lost 30 percent of its homes in the last year. Their crime is being next to the 2016 Olympic Village.

June 18, 2014

Reed on Iraq and the US establishment press.

June 18, 2014