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Race relations

Unending Struggle

In 1974, a pair of scientists who would go on to win the Nobel Prize published a paper demonstrating that the chlorofluorocarbons used in aerosol sprays and refrigerators were harming…

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History As End

1619, 1776, and the politics of the past

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The Lightning Farm

The death penalty under Trump and the execution of Dustin Higgs

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The Umpire Strikes Back

From remarks made by U.S. judges in 2019, which appeared in the Winter 2020 issue of the Judicial Conduct Reporter, published by the National Center for State Courts. These remarks…

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You Say You Want a Revolution

Morality is often reduced to choices, and imperfect choices at that. This is the human condition; to accept it and do the best we can is a brave thing, and…

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On Defense

Twenty-five years of fighting mass incarceration in court

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Color Theory

From Afropessimism, which will be published this month by Liveright. In February 2001, I attended the Race Rave conference at the University of California, Santa Cruz, with my wife, Alice.…

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No Joe!

Joe Biden’s disastrous legislative legacy

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We Were So Happy Then

Life in the new South Africa

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