In that moment, Ohio Representative Joyce Beatty said, she was just another black American attacked while protesting injustice.
Patriotism isn’t just the blind love of our flag. It is the work we do to improve our country for every American.
A few glimpses of Missouri’s landscape, and some of the animals and people calling it home
Robert F. Kennedy’s 1968 speech following Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination offers a stark lesson in what has changed—and what remains the same—more than 50 years later.
Violent demonstrations across the United States bring out a particular weakness in the 45th president.
Comparing 2020 to 1968 offers some disquieting lessons for the present.
Two NASA astronauts just arrived at the International Space Station in a SpaceX capsule.
A dispatch from the brink of catastrophe
I don’t see how anyone could remain in that position unless he was, at best, totally indifferent to the person’s survival.
The pandemic made every non-cohabiting couple a long-distance one—and effectively stopped a whole legion of blossoming romances in their tracks.
A snow-covered vault in Antarctica could help preserve chunks of disappearing glaciers.
A growing number of pastors believe the government overstepped in keeping churches closed this spring.
The original plaintiff behind Roe v. Wade is more than just a symbol in the abortion rights debate.
The GOP push to give businesses immunity from coronavirus liability is part of a long, ugly trend.
The thin blue line looks like it’s ready to invade a foreign nation.
Elon Musk’s aerospace company just launched two NASA astronauts into space for the first time.
James Fallows gives us some historical perspective.
College students have a chance to serve their country. Bring on the CoronaCorps.
The president’s two strongest instincts stand pitted against each other: his need for attention and his need to punish enemies.
And the timing couldn’t be worse.
The president’s executive order is opportunistic and Orwellian—but that was the whole point.
There’s good cleaning and bad cleaning. Jim attempts to explain.
This week, two high-profile incidents laid bare America’s racial contract. Both found accelerants in social media and provoked questions about its role in society.
In a small town near Roanoke, churchgoers convene for an unconventional service.
The new executive order targeting social-media companies isn’t really about Twitter.
The Vast of Night, now on Amazon Prime Video, is a sharp debut from a filmmaker you should pay attention to.
Jaime Harrison believes South Carolina is ready for a young black Democrat.
A third day of protests took place yesterday in Minneapolis and St. Paul, over the death of George Floyd, a black man who died in police custody in Minneapolis, after an officer kneeled on his neck and ignored his pleas that he couldn’t breathe.
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