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Empathy and Empire are Antithetical
Tea Party Militias?: Telling Mainstream Conservatives from Right Wing Extremists
The Southern Poverty Law Center has issued a frightening report on the explosive growth of extremist organizations on the radical right. It is hard to know how to account for this phenomenon.
Huckabee Got it Right
Fear, Race, and Pride in the Gates Arrest
Henry Louis Gates Jr. Arrested, Now Who Owes Whom an Apology?
The Cambridge Police Department arrested Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. after Dr. Gates entered his own home and produced proof of his identity.
Lessons from the Jena 6
What lessons do we take away from the Jena 6 story? Six young men won't be dragging a felony conviction into adult life. That's reason for rejoicing, but as this saga approaches its third birthday, it's fair to ask if we have learned anything.
The Jena 6 are Free!
The Jena 6 and Justin Barker are now free to move ahead with their lives. The terms of the plea agreement were revealed in the course of a two-hour court hearing at the LaSalle Parish courthouse.
American Violet and the Idolatry of Law
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