Politics

August 15, 2014

Ferguson Is a Microcosm of Our Racially—and Politically—Polarized Country
In the St. Louis suburb, the white ruling class has created de facto apartheid
7:00 AM

In the St. Louis suburb, the white ruling class has created de facto apartheid.

White St. Louis Has Some Awful Things to Say About Ferguson
12:51 AM

"It's bullshit. I don't even know what they're fighting for."

It's Time to Pay Prisoners the Minimum Wage
Paying just $2 a day hurts our economy and punishes families
12:00 AM

Giving convicts labor equality will help our conscience and our bottom line. 

August 14, 2014

The Man Accused of Planning 9/11 Wrote Obama a Letter About Gaza
But the president probably won't get to read it

How do Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and the other Guantanamo detainees get their news? From day-old Russia Today recordings.

This Is a Cop. In America.
The disturbing trend toward secrecy in American policing
8:00 PM

The two reasons for this trend are equally depressing.

This Is Not a Horror Movie. This Is a Public Hospital in Syria.
8:00 PM

Barrel bombs are inflicing tremendous damage on Aleppo and its citizens.

Here's Another Sign That Hillary Clinton's the New Boss in Town
5:32 PM

Move over, Obama. There's a new money machine in town.

How to Avoid the Next Ferguson: Ditch the Riot Gear
Four steps police can take to actually prevent violence
4:55 PM

A police department that's better trained wouldn't have turned Ferguson into a war zone.

This Looted QuikTrip Represents St. Louis's Racial Inequality

There wasn't much to steal, but that wasn't the point anyway.

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