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Ferguson Faces Its Future
Tuesday's election is the first since Michael Brown's death
April 03, 2015

Tuesday's election is the first since Michael Brown's death.

Police Cameras Won't Cure Our National Disease
The depressing conclusion of the Eric Garner chokehold case
December 03, 2014

And the Eric Garner chokehold case proves it.

Don't Blame the Grand Jury for Not Indicting Darren Wilson. Blame the Law.
November 25, 2014

Want cops to be held accountable? Then change the law.

You Can't Understand Ferguson Without First Understanding These Three Things
Reflections from a former state senator from St. Louis
August 15, 2014

Reflections from a former state senator from St. Louis.

Those War-Ready Cops in Ferguson Are 9/11's Awful Legacy—and Your Taxes Are Paying for It
August 14, 2014

Local police departments have been given an insane amount of money and military-grade weaponry.

Michael Brown's Death Was Shocking. So Are the Racial Profiling Stats We've Been Ignoring.
93% of drivers arrested in Ferguson are black, but blacks make up 67% of the population.
August 13, 2014

But a teenager had to die for anyone to notice.

"The Strongest Evidence We Have that Background Checks Really Matter"
A new study makes the case for gun control
February 18, 2014

A new study on universal background checks makes the strongest case yet that the policy saves lives.

Are Republicans Afraid to Talk About Michael Sam?
February 11, 2014

It's been mostly cheers for Michael Sam, except on the right—where it's been mostly silence. Can that change?

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