When a parent is sent to prison, a child’s life is derailed, leaving schools to pick up the pieces.
The essays in Some Truths Are Not Self-Evident remind us that Zinn was not just a historian: he was also deeply involved in the major twentieth-century struggles for social justice in the United States.
But the Senate report could be the opening we need to really make US torture a thing of the past.
What would governments do if black and brown lives counted as much as white lives?
Is it possible to be sensitive to victims while still being a discerning journalist?
We need law and policing reform, but first we have to want to end state-sanctioned violence against African-Americans.
Tennessee is arresting new mothers for having used drugs in pregnancy—but in a cruel Catch-22, many can’t get the treatment they need.
Debates over reform rage, but we know what works.