Your Sense of Humor Doesn't Have to Match Your Politics
April 06, 2015
It’s possible to laugh and squirm—or to laugh and disapprove—at the same time.
Make the Confederacy's Defeat a National Holiday
April 05, 2015
150 years ago this week, the Confederacy surrendered to the Union. Let's celebrate it—every year.
The Long, Ugly History of Racism at American Universities
March 26, 2015
We've made progress. But we haven't gone far enough.
David Brooks Was Right: Anti-Semitism Is a Different Evil
March 25, 2015
But it's not worse than other bigotries.
March 14, 2015
The NYPD can’t delete brutality from its history.
The Two Oklahoma Students Expelled for Their Racist Chant Have a Strong Free-Speech Defense
March 11, 2015
It's a public university, after all.
What Was Being Sold in Selma
March 09, 2015
Honoring civil rights legends, and hawking political agendas.
Making It in (Right-Wing) America
February 20, 2015
A South Indian racist learned from writers who lauded racism against South Indians.
The New Republic's Legacy on Race
January 29, 2015
A historical reflection.
Racism Hurts Your Health—and Your Children's, Too
January 27, 2015
It's not just hurting you.