As long as the Republican Party and the conservative media are committed to defending Trump, their attempts to join their fellow Americans in eradicating the scourge of white supremacy cannot be realized.
No belief in the history of the United States has been more threatening to democracy than the certainty that only white people are fit for self-government.
The reaction to the special counsel’s testimony shows how deeply the president has conditioned the media to treat political events like reality television.
If multiracial democracy cannot be defended in America, it will not be defended elsewhere.
In a series of tweets attacking four Democratic congresswomen, the president reiterated his belief that only white people can truly be American.
The White House insisted allegations that it wanted to add a citizenship question to the survey for political reasons were conspiracy theories, right up until the moment the president confirmed them.
The Trump administration’s commitment to deterring immigration through cruelty has made horrifying conditions in detention facilities inevitable.
The chief justice has enshrined bad-faith argumentation as the legal strategy most likely to succeed at the Supreme Court.
A young gun-rights activist is entitled to mercy and understanding. But so are the millions of other children who never get it.
In an interview, the presidential hopeful outlines ambitious plans for reforming immigration and policing.
A faction of the religious right has concluded that if liberal democracy does not guarantee victory, then it must be abandoned.
As it weighs a census case, the Supreme Court will have to decide whether America is a nation for all its citizens.
Going after the WikiLeaks founder for publishing state secrets places journalists at risk.
The attorney general’s theory of executive power places presidents above the law.
They rely on murderous insincerity and the unwillingness of liberal societies to see them for what they are.
A long-overdue excavation of the book that Hitler called his “bible,” and the man who wrote it
Allegedly fraudulent reports support a narrative that many wish to believe.
Timothy Thomas Fortune isn’t a household name, but he had a profound influence on the struggle for civil rights.
If the Virginia governor stays, he gives license to any number of future scoundrels to remain in office despite engaging in bigotry against their constituents.
Americans should react to violence from religious and ethnic minorities with the same sense of proportion they reserve for far-right extremists.