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In seeking to end direct election of senators, the governor is mainstreaming a far-right fantasy.
US regulators are turning a blind eye to the risks of offshore clinical trials.
Too many Americans have fallen prey to narratives that erase the role of slavery in the war’s origins and legacy.
The NLRB has proposed a rule change that would make it much easier for workers to organize. No wonder the business lobby is up in arms.
Who will save America from the grip of unions, sissies, humiliation, crisis and malaise? The Texas governor fancies he’s the cowboy for the job.
There will not be justice for Troy Davis. But his case has reawakened Americans to a relic of injustice that must be abolished once and for all.
The former first lady speaks from beyond the grave—and shows how far we’ve come (and haven’t).
Electoral racism may be dead, but is there a more subtle form of racism at work in the white flight from Obama?
How the World Trade Center turned Manhattan into a planned community.
The aesthetic illusions of a Korean artist.
A biographer's flawed attempt to rediscover the politics in the decidedly political life of Malcolm X.
Readers respond to the August 15/22 special issue on sports—only the second in the history of the magazine.