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Defund the Police?

Defund the Police?

That might not be the most effective tactic.
We Just Don’t Know How Tear Gas and the Coronavirus Will Mix

We Just Don’t Know How Tear Gas and the Coronavirus Will Mix

Like everything else about this virus, we are learning on the fly.
Here’s What Happens if Republicans Let Unemployment Benefits Expire
Long Island’s History of Racial Division Started Long Before Black Lives Matter Came to Merrick

Long Island’s History of Racial Division Started Long Before Black Lives Matter Came to Merrick

This week’s clash of protesters was rooted in the racist housing policy known as redlining.
How Much Should You Be Worried About a COVID-19 Spike From the Protests?

How Much Should You Be Worried About a COVID-19 Spike From the Protests?

"The open air helps. But there are other factors to worry about."
North Carolina Supreme Court Grants Death Row Prisoners a Second Chance

North Carolina Supreme Court Grants Death Row Prisoners a Second Chance

The short-lived Racial Justice Act still covers these prisoners, even after conservatives repealed it.
The Best Movies Studios Are Releasing for Free Because of the Protests

The Best Movies Studios Are Releasing for Free Because of the Protests

One more reason now is a good time to watch Selma, I Am Not Your Negro, America to Me, and more.
Protests Over George Floyd’s Death Spread Around the World

Protests Over George Floyd’s Death Spread Around the World

Many are linking their marches to police violence in their own countries.
Trump Suggests George Floyd Is in Heaven and Should Be Pleased With the Trump Administration’s Record

Trump Suggests George Floyd Is in Heaven and Should Be Pleased With the Trump Administration’s Record

The view from the Rose Garden, past newly added fortifying barriers, is optimistic.
What the Protests Look Like on Twitter Versus Cable News

What the Protests Look Like on Twitter Versus Cable News

How you view what’s going on in the streets depends on what you see.
What Happened With Today’s Shocking Jobs Report?

What Happened With Today’s Shocking Jobs Report?

Defying economists' expectations, unemployment fell in May and the economy added 2.5 million jobs.
16 Moments From Seven Hours of Los Angeles Residents Berating the LAPD

16 Moments From Seven Hours of Los Angeles Residents Berating the LAPD

"I am 16 years old and I know more than all of you.”
Congress Could Transform Racist Policing

Congress Could Transform Racist Policing

If it wants to, Congress could radically restructure modern policing.
The Lessons of Larry Kramer’s Loud, Confrontational Activism

The Lessons of Larry Kramer’s Loud, Confrontational Activism

Kramer wasn’t afraid to scare people in power and alienate his own allies—and he changed the world.
Angel Wings Will Not Be Enough to Carry Victoria’s Secret Into the Future

Angel Wings Will Not Be Enough to Carry Victoria’s Secret Into the Future

The lingerie brand sold fantasy. Reality destroyed it.
Help! I’m Haunted by a Financial Decision I Made Years Ago.

Help! I’m Haunted by a Financial Decision I Made Years Ago.

The house is now worth triple what I sold it for.
Your Delivery Habit Isn’t Helping

Your Delivery Habit Isn’t Helping

Restaurants now rely on apps like DoorDash and Grubhub to survive. That’s bad news for the industry.
Dear Care and Feeding: My Perfectionist Wife Keeps Doing Our Kids’ Chores for Them

Dear Care and Feeding: My Perfectionist Wife Keeps Doing Our Kids’ Chores for Them

Parenting advice on chore interventions, video games, and Father’s Day.