There is nothing in Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio’s record to suggest that he will reform the Catholic Church.
In its historic decision, the Supreme Court ruled that poor people have a right to a lawyer. But today, our system of indigent defense is shameful.
Despite the fact that its "peacekeepers" brought cholera to Haiti, the UN is refusing to fund obvious solutions.
News stories that followed the NYPD’s killing of a 16-year-old Brooklyn boy show how we criminalize people based on race and geography.
Witnesses say they saw Timothy McKinney shoot an off-duty police officer in 1997. But their stories have changed—and the DA’s office has been caught hiding evidence in death penalty trials.
The New York Times’s new ombudsperson keeps the Gray Lady honest.
For Betty Friedan, feminism was humanism: a question of growth, maturation and identity.
With Anti-Judaism, David Nirenberg has recast the debate about the origins and nature of anti-Semitism in Western thought.
The department’s emphasis on numbers and the union's cooperation has led to millions of suspicion-less stop-and-frisks.
It’s time to start asking questions of our veterans—hard questions—so that they're not shouldering the blame, or truth, of war alone.