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Power of Attorney

Can progressive prosecutors achieve meaningful criminal-justice reform?

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Stonewall at Fifty

Three writers and activists consider the meanings of Pride

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Civic Virtues

Green-Wood Cemetery, where objectionable statues are laid to rest

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Red Letter Days

From Issue 23 of The Fabulist, published by Aesop to coincide with the Serpentine Galleries’ 2018 Serpentine Pavilion, which is on view through October 7 in London. My first encounter…

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The Immunity Doctrine

Can officials be held liable for the suffering they inflict?

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To Laugh That We May Not Weep

A nearly forgotten cartoonist we need to look at — right now!

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Realty Bites

From a conversation with Raul, a resident of Manhattan, included in The Edge Becomes the Center, an oral history of gentrification in New York City, by D. W. Gibson, out…

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Harlem Is Nowhere

To live in Harlem is to dwell in the very bowels of the city; it is to pass a labyrinthine existence among streets that explode monotonously skyward with the spires…

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