As a remedy for misconduct, impeachment both overpromises and underperforms—and can backfire on its proponents. Work toward winning elections instead.
Emmanuel Mervilus, who like many poor people of color was preyed upon by police, spent four years imprisoned for a crime he did not commit. In what is a miracle for the formerly incarcerated, condemned by our criminal caste system, he got a second chance.
What lessons did the founding generation take from the American Revolution, and why do we forget the early republican experiments?
This article was first posted in 2017 shortly after the U.S. fired missiles into Syria in reaction to reports that the government there had used chemical weapons. In it, Chris Hedges argues that the Middle East will not know peace until the U.S. leaves the region.
Though the president's elder daughter says she champions women’s issues, she has defended the rollback of an Obama-era rule intended to help close the gender pay gap.
For slaves and Native Americans, the Revolution wasn’t “radical”: It was one more colossal effort to enforce Western conservative values and preserve the privileges of whites and the rich.