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Race and Ethnicity
Today 12:24 pm
Bernie Sanders Has an Obama Problem
He needs to find a way to critique the administration without alienating black voters who are protective of the president.
Today 11:50 am
Does the Rise of Trump and Sanders Turn What We Know About American Elections Upside Down?
The 2016 election has flummoxed pundits. Is it upending political science, too?
Today 11:47 am
The Art of Politics
Two shows offer food for political thought in a chaotic election season.
Today 11:27 am
Corporations Killed Medicine. Here’s How to Take It Back.
For most of human history, life-saving drugs were a public good. Now they’re only good for shareholders.
Today 8:00 am
The Comedy of Color
Laughter alone isn’t confrontation enough for racism, but it does provide some relief.
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Yesterday 3:26 pm
In Defense of Beyoncé’s Black Panther Tribute at the Super Bowl
The right-wing backlash to her Super Bowl performance only proves how important it was.
Yesterday 3:17 pm
Big GOP Donors Are to Blame for Their Party’s Clown-Car Primary
In another era, the “establishment” might be coalescing around a single candidate, and attacking Trump and Cruz. But there is no single Republican “establishment” today.
Yesterday 1:01 pm
The Plan for Detroit’s Former Tiger Stadium Ignores History—and Potentially Safety
The historic nine-acre field was ignored by the city and lovingly restored by fans. So why are there plans to cover it with artificial turf?
Yesterday 11:00 am
Cam Newton and the Burden of History
The backlash against the quarterback’s confident politics has deep roots.
Yesterday 9:33 am
Freedom of Speech v. Civility
Does the speech of students warrant the same First Amendment protections enjoyed by adults?
Joan Wallach Scott