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Today 2:58 pm
Why We Need to Listen to the Mothers of the Movement
Both parties use grief to sell their messages. But not all uses of emotion in politics are the same.
Yesterday 5:21 pm
This Group of Politicians Just Put Forward a Platform Progressives Can Embrace
At the DNC, Local Progress offers a vision of cities as the center of the fight against inequality.
Yesterday 12:08 pm
When the Long Arm of the Law Belongs to a Black Man
El Paso’s police chief is the latest right-wing darling to demonize the movement for black lives.
Yesterday 10:51 am
Hillary Clinton Can Become the Real Candidate of Change
Clinton needs to go bold:
using her experience and competence as the basis for laying out a big agenda for change that can help build enthusiasm and turnout.
Katrina vanden Heuvel
July 22, 2016
Immigrants Aren’t Just Drug Dealers and Rapists Anymore—Now They’re Murderers, Too
Donald Trump ratcheted up his racist fearmongering in last night’s acceptance speech.
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July 21, 2016
Want to Make America Safe? Here Are 5 Ways to Do That.
Some advice from communities that really are facing violent crime.
July 20, 2016
The Coming War on ‘Black Nationalists’
A caricature of black radicalism is becoming the pretext for aggressive policing of racial-justice activism. We’ve been here before.
July 19, 2016
Nearly Half of All Women in Jail Are Disabled
The disproportionate impact of the criminal-justice system on Americans with disabilities.
July 14, 2016
The One Thing That Unites All Americans
Didn’t see that coming.
July 11, 2016
WNBA Teams Show What Black Lives Matter Solidarity Looks Like
The white men in sports could learn something from these women.