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How the Internet and slashed budgets have endangered one of higher education’s most important institutions.

The “botched” execution of Clayton Lockett should shatter the illusion that lethal injection is neither cruel nor unusual.

With Monday’s verdict, McMillan became one of the first Occupy activists to face serious jail time.

“I realized that…the most likely outcome of returning this information to public hands would be that I would spend the rest of my life in prison. I did it because I thought it was the right thing to do.”

Sakuma Brothers strike

By law, a company can’t hire H-2A guest workers if it is in a labor dispute with its US workforce. But that is exactly what this Washington State berry grower is trying to do.

Alan Gross

The case of Alan Gross reflects Obama’s failure to “write a new chapter in US-Cuba policy.”

Libertarians and leftists alike predict a world of competing digital currencies.

When only US wages can support families in the Global South, parents and children divide to survive.

Richard Rodriguez

Richard Rodriguez’s vision of racial mixing as New World destiny.

Using sex as an excuse, Los Angeles has created a disciplinary limbo in which hundreds of teachers languish.

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April 26, 2012

Eric is back from the pub tour, and Reed highlights some the lazy, biased reporting during the GOP horserace.

April 26, 2012

Twenty-six years after the Chernobyl disaster, the US media have yet to print the pictures of Chernobyl now.

April 26, 2012

Race is still a thorny thing for many young people.

April 26, 2012

A black hockey player scores a winning goal against a Tea Partying goalie, and racists couldn’t help themselves.

April 26, 2012

Hundreds of activists from ACT UP, Occupy Wall Street and housing rights groups took to the streets Wednesday to commemorate the twenty-fifth anniversary of ACT UP.

April 26, 2012

As the Budget Committee chairman delivers a major address at a Catholic university, Jesuits say, "your budget appears to reflect the values of your favorite philosopher, Ayn Rand, rather than the Gospel of Jesus Christ."

April 26, 2012

Mitt’s opponents say he won only because he outspends everyone. It’s not that simple. 

April 25, 2012

Murdoch minor may just about stay out of jail by claiming to be an idiot—an option not available to his father, who begins two days of testimony tomorrow morning.

April 24, 2012

Mexican immigrant Anastasio Hernández Rojas was surrounded and brutally beaten by more than a dozen border patrol officials.

April 24, 2012