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racism

charlottesville

On August 16, the Boston Globe will publish an editorial denouncing Donald Trump’s “dirty war on the free press.” They will not be alone. According...
misogyny

When the nation’s attention is captured by an episode of blatant racial hatred or primitive bigotry and that episode turns out to be a hoax—an...
Donald Trump

By the standards that have been set in recent years, Roseanne Barr’s downfall was remarkably swift. There were none of the rituals with which we’ve...
Southern Poverty Law Center

If you believe what the papers have been saying for some time, American high school students don’t know much about much. They don’t know, among...
racism

In April 1961, National Review editor William F. Buckley published the first of what would become a multi-essay broadside targeting the John Birch Society founder...
fight dirty

Conservative political analysts seem so wrapped up in the matter of whether or not Donald Trump can, no one has given much thought to whether...
statues

When James Clapper, Obama’s former director of national security, said last night that he questions President Donald Trump’s “fitness to be in this office,” he...
Silly Season

August is traditionally the silly season in American politics and journalism, and this August is living up to the sobriquet. Apparently, not even celestial mechanics is...
donald trump

When the president of the United States passed on his third opportunity to condemn unequivocally and without caveats Nazi sympathizers marching in his name, John...
Charlottesville

The only morally acceptable response to the events in Charlottesville is full-throated condemnation. Full stop. This is not the time for moral equivalencies. The barbarism...
diversity

This Halloween, University of Oregon Law Professor Nancy Shurtz ran, with the best of intentions, into a buzz saw. At a party, to which she invited...
neo-nazi

Republicans are racist. That’s been the predictable smear the left has hurled at the GOP for decades. It was always ever groundless and cynical. Under...