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America’s Refusal to Control Firearms Is Killing Teens at an Absurd Rate
And no, most gun deaths aren’t “gang related.”
October 19, 2016
Islamophobia Won’t End on Election Day (and It Didn’t Start With Trump)
So what are we doing after the vote to truly challenge the hate and bigotry that has long pervaded our immigration politics?
October 4, 2016
The Anonymous Town That Was the Model of Desegregation in the Civil-Rights Era
Here’s how it fell apart.
September 7, 2016
American Jews Should Support the Movement for Black Lives Platform
It’s rigorous in its analysis and compassionate in its quest for justice—and the short section on Palestine is no exception.
Ilise Benshushan Cohen
Aurora Levins Morales
August 1, 2016
What Does Black Lives Matter Want? Now Its Demands Are Clearer Than Ever
After a year of planning, members of the movement have released a comprehensive platform.
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July 29, 2016
Americans Who’d Never Heard of Reverend William Barber II Won’t Be Able to Forget Him After Last Night
His remarkable speech at the DNC put racial, social, and economic justice at the center of the 2016 campaign.
July 25, 2016
A Worker Broke a Window at Yale and Shed Light on History
The vestige of American slavery had long gone politely ignored amid the polished Oxonian interiors of the rarefied university.
July 19, 2016
The Republican Worldview Is One of Racist False Binaries
The clear message of the RNC’s first day was that the safety of (white) Americans is directly threatened by (Latino) immigrants, Muslims, and black people.
July 19, 2016
Giuliani’s Convention Speech Got Everything Wrong About Policing
The former mayor believes that basic accountability for the police will unleash the forces of chaos and bring down Western civilization.
Alex S. Vitale
July 14, 2016
The Civil-Rights Movement’s Lesson for Today’s Politics
Moral prophecy is important, but without engaging our adversaries we’ll get nowhere.
Harry C. Boyte