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The Murder of Black Youth Is a Reproductive Justice Issue

Can the killing of Michael Brown by police in Ferguson, Missouri, spark a new kind of conversation about choice, parenting and family?

by Dani McClain

It’s time for Congress to eliminate the immigrant detention mandate.
Posted Aug 13 2014 - 1:25pm
Theodore Wafer’s guilty verdict allowed us to breathe easy for a second, but the killing of Michael Brown sucked all the oxygen right back out of the room.
Posted Aug 12 2014 - 11:25am
How the excessive militarization of the police has turned cops into counterinsurgents.
Posted Aug 14 2014 - 11:43am

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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?

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.

Abortion Clinic Protest

The court’s decision to invalidate the abortion clinic buffer zone limits the privacy women require as participants in a democracy.

Hobby Lobby Protest

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

Amazon

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

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