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February/March 2019

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Allan Warren

We turned to some leading thinkers and social justice activists to ask how we must reckon with prejudice to make a society that serves us all. Read more

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An adventure that wrecked a country. Read more

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A tale of defending an American identity. Read more

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Rural people are angry because all the attention is focused on the urban areas, and now they are getting negative attention. Categorizing rural people as Trump voters just feeds people’s anger. Read more

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To say that Donald Trump is a racist is to state the obvious but miss the point. Read more

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Enes Kanter, of the Knicks, fears assassination by the Turkey government for his opposition to its dictator. Read more

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Race has played a heavy hand in the fates of soldiers facing death sentences in the U.S. military. Read more

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Unite Here Local 11

In California, hotel employees have successfully organized for laws providing them with safer working conditions. It wasn't easy. Read more

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Jake Naughton

A collaborative and deeply intentional project to understand what it means, individually and in general, to be in love. Read more

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“No matter how many centuries have been devoted to the official story that black people are shameful, we have been the grace note of American history. And yet if I am honest, shame is what I feel. Not in blackness though, in Americanness.” Read more

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In ‘Reclaiming Our Space: How Black Feminists Are Changing the World from the Tweets to the Streets,’ Feminista Jones chronicles how a political philosophy and social movement has grown online. Read more

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A new U.S. embassy. A snapshot of high schoolers giving the Nazi salute. A march of chanting Neo-Nazis. A shooting at a synagogue on Shabbat. What does anti-Semitism look like in today's America? Read more

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Stand-up comedy is becoming less pale and male, and more relevant. Read more

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Gabriel Barathieu

According to one poll, 93 percent of Americans agree that mothers should receive some paid leave. So why is the U.S. one of the only industrialized nations without institutional support for mothers? Read more

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I am The Other in a society that needs binaries, that deploys notions of gender difference to sustain patriarchal norms. Read more

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While racial identity may seem like the latest in dinner party fodder for white people, American Indians have been burdened with this issue for generations. Read more

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We feel the urge to pit “Us”against “Them.” I wanted to understand why. Read more

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Private interests are encroaching on emergency services. Read more

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