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You might think that a movement so steeped in nostalgia as the modern Democratic Party would be more cautious about avoiding mawkish displays of schmaltz. The...
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I have to disagree, at least to some extent, with Jonathan’s thoughtful post on the Great Bathroom Controversy. For one thing, I don’t have much faith in polls...

You should do yourself a favor and watch (courtesy of C-Span) this amazing Meet the Press interview with the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.,...

Republicans continue to beat themselves up about their need to do better among minorities. But unfortunately for the GOP, most of the outreach that’s been...

Attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee today in her first step on the path toward confirmation. The key question around...

The recent Bloomberg poll showing that a majority of Americans believe race relations have worsened on President Obama’s watch probably doesn’t have too much to...

During an engaging, wide-ranging interview with Katie Couric at the Aspen Ideas Festival, New York Times columnist David Brooks was asked this: “How do you feel...

Ta-Nehisi Coates's Atlantic cover essay making the case for reparations has something for everyone to like and to dislike, because a wise and serious depiction...

Editor’s note: In her March 28 post “An Alternative Model for Pro-Israel Liberals,” Evelyn Gordon compared the work of philanthropist Robert Price to that of...

How do you separate musical icons from the politics that either ennobled or besmirched their reputations? The answer is that you can’t. And there’s no...

As I wrote earlier this month, the decision of Attorney General Eric Holder to sue to stop Texas’s voter ID law has little to do...