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Guatemalan children

Our fickle immigration system leaves many families stuck between violence in their home countries and an aggressive enforcement regime across the border.

A malnourished child

A man-made famine in South Sudan is brutal evidence of the limits of American nation-building in Africa.

Richard Nixon

Neither Congress nor the courts have taken the exam­ple to heart and stood firmly against presidential crimes or serious misconduct.

Smoking Gun cover

Watergate itself is “smoking gun” proof of that old axiom about the corruption of power.

According to Tim Wu, the Internet as we know it is under attack.

Why the Children Fleeing Central America Will Not Stop Coming

At the root of the border crisis is a wave of violence that the United States helped to create.

Sex work protest

The so-called “Swedish model” banning the purchase but not the sale of sex is catching on in Europe. But does it work? And for whom?

Hobby Lobby Protest

The law, passed in 1993 with near-unanimous support, has become an excuse for bigotry, superstition and sectarianism.

Blogs

A bafflingly sexist move could scar the 2015 Women's World Cup.

October 31, 2014

A new report documents the most major concerns.

October 31, 2014

Colorado Senator Mark Udall has challenged the NSA and defended the Constitution.

October 31, 2014

Using bait-and-switch strategies and confusing language, anti-choice advocates are trying to restrict access to safe, legal abortion.

October 31, 2014

The way we use the police in this country is inherently discriminatory. 

October 31, 2014

Forty-two people are responsible for nearly a third of Super PAC spending in the 2014 election cycle.

October 31, 2014

There goes Chris Christie, running his mouth again. At this point he'd be lucky to even get the GOP nomination.

October 30, 2014

UNC’s recently uncovered unprecedented cheating scandal took place in the department of African and Afro American studies, a fact which has raised an age-old, prejudicial argument on the legitimacy of the field of study.

October 29, 2014

More evidence that NCAA revenue-producing sports are basically organized theft of black wealth.

October 29, 2014

The murder of a transgender woman in the Philippines reveals the homophobia in the Marine Corps and the dangers of US military presence in the region.

October 29, 2014