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Infrogmation

Our evolving standards of decency marking the progress of a maturing society can be measured not only in how we punish but what we commemorate. more

May 23, 2017 1:36 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

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Josh Warren White

The cost of living in a "boom town." more

May 3, 2017 4:52 PM Multimedia

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Courtesy of Sarah Lahm

"All welcome here." more

May 2, 2017 10:30 PM Public School Shakedown

Immigration rights advocate Christine Neumann-Ortiz says the key to a better future for all workers starts with the undocumented ones. more

Apr 30, 2017 10:12 PM Dispatches

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Michael Vadon

Donald Trump and Betsy Devos are enamored with school vouchers. Their commitment persists despite the idea's sordid racial history, opposition from the civil rights community, constitutional problems, and proof that vouchers don't help students. more

Apr 25, 2017 10:59 PM Public School Shakedown

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Jennifer Towne

From the ground of Chicago’s rally, there was no end in sight to the crowd. more

Jan 23, 2017 11:43 AM Dispatches

Some highlights from the confirmation hearings of one of the most opposed U.S. Attorney General nominees in history. more

Jan 11, 2017 11:00 AM Dispatches

The North Carolina Republicans are attempting a coup, but the resistance is in place. more

Dec 19, 2016 5:05 PM Dispatches

In the wake of the 2016 election, civil rights lawyers can still lay claim to the hard-fought victories of their predecessors. more

Dec 19, 2016 3:42 PM Op-Eds

A journalist and blogger who helped launch Al Jazeera America, Ali has a lot to say about the sources of creativity. more

Dec 7, 2016 4:30 PM Magazine

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David Bacon

Reforming the electoral college is key to saving the democracy. People are working on it. more

Nov 29, 2016 4:29 PM Magazine 3 Comments

Image by Seatacular Colin Kaepernick changed both the sports world and the real world in August when he refused to stand for the national anthem and said, “I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black p... more

Nov 2, 2016 4:43 PM Magazine

For the first time in modern history, a major U.S. presidential candidate seems to be promoting an armed insurrection against the government. more

Oct 18, 2016 1:21 PM Magazine

When a stomach ache can land you in jail. more

Oct 7, 2016 3:01 PM Magazine

Problems with lead extend well beyond Flint more

Sep 23, 2016 4:38 PM Dispatches

The nation’s only university-sponsored hip-hop and urban arts scholarship program. more

Sep 1, 2016 8:44 PM Dispatches

His should be a household name. more

Aug 9, 2016 12:00 AM Magazine 2 Comments

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