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Topics: Race Relations
Topics: Race Relations
THE MOVEMENTS THAT HAVE SHAKEN America in recent years—the Tea Party, Occupy Wall Street, Fight for $15, Black Lives Matter—are often assumed to be discrete, separate phenomena. But in fact they have fed one another and overlapped, as more people red
THE IDEA STARTED WITH WOMEN ON Facebook. On the night of Donald Trump’s surprise victory in November, a grandmother in Hawaii named Teresa Shook went online and called for women to storm the capital on Inauguration weekend. “At the same time, 5,000
BEFORE THE SHOCKS of 2008, Europe was intoxicated with self-satisfaction. Historians and politicians spoke of the “European Dream” and of a “New European Century.” European values would spread south and east, replacing American hegemony with contagio
WE ARE WITNESSING the power of a massive populist movement that has now upended the two most stable democracies in the world—and thrown both countries into a completely unknown future. In Britain, where the polls did not pick up the latent support fo
In trying to extinguish Central European University, Viktor Orban has attacked one of the last remaining bastions of liberty in his country.
TARA JOHN OVER SIX STRAIGHT DAYS IN JANUARY and February, hundreds of thousands filled the streets of cities across Romania in protest against attempts to weaken the nation’s anticorruption laws. The demonstrations began after the new government iss
For conservative publications, the business model is opposing the left. And that means opposing the people who oppose Trump.
The way the bombing has played out suggests Europe is becoming more accustomed to terrorism.
Neocons at Large Thirteen years after the bombing of Baghdad, the former GOP thought-leaders are now outcasts.
HISTORY MOVES IN CYCLES. THE PLAGUE OF POLITICAL correctness and assaults on free speech that erupted in the 1980s and were beaten back in the 1990s have returned with a vengeance. In the U.S., the universities as well as the mainstream media are cur
Populists helped move the nation's mainstream parties to the right and transformed political norms despite falling short at the polls.
Luka Maksimovic has made wild promises and offered cash for votes. "Life must be really bad for us if we are voting for a young comedian running for president under a fake persona," says a supporter.
Carrie Lam vowed to "heal the divide" in Hong Kong society. Protesters have demanded more autonomy, after Beijing has increasingly interfered in Hong Kong's affairs.
Conservative students have the right to bring obnoxious bigots to speak on campus and other students have a right to protest. But controversial speakers should be allowed to speak.
Just as a federal judge blocked the implementation of President Donald Trump's second attempt to banning entry to the U.S. by citizens of several Muslim-majority countries, one of his advisers is facing his own questions about another restriction on
The historian Eric Foner describes how profits from the slave trade helped fund the school formerly named King’s College.
It’s fine to think that the group is bad, authoritarian, or illiberal. But the debate about designating it pits facts against ideology.
She's an opponent of affirmative action and coauthored papers with a famous economist who opposed the Civil Rights Act.
The far-right leader could become France’s first female president—a prospect that has only boosted her candidacy.
No one French candidate is likely to receive 50 percent of the votes needed in Sunday’s presidential election to avoid a runoff. Voters are picking from 11 candidates, two of whom will advance to the second round in May, and one, eventually, to the É
The white nationalist leader Richard Spencer is setting up a headquarters in the Washington area.
Entrenched politicians have been swept aside, and fringe candidates and untested newcomers have filled the void. Four front-runners lead the field of 11 in Sunday's first round of voting.
The president’s campaign-trail rhetoric about Muslims, African Americans, and Hispanics will make it extremely difficult for him to work with Democrats.
NEW YORK, N.Y.—On Wednesday, a small group of around 100 protesters, largely female, gathered just before noon outside the 59th street Apple store in midtown Manhattan for a planned protest called “A Day Without a Woman.” A makeshift stage had been s
Dutch far-right politician Geert Wilders lost by a significant margin in Wednesday’s elections, but his brother said the Netherlands shouldn’t be too quick to celebrate: Losing was exactly what Wilders wanted. And, although his Dutch Freedom Party (P
By allowing threats of violence to cancel a speech from the longtime right-wing provocateur, the university gave her the attention she craves, while threatening the free speech it was once renowned for defending.
The attack Thursday on the Champs Elysées in Paris, three days before Sunday’s presidential election, resulted in headlines about the impact it would have on the vote—“How Paris police shooting could shape French election,” “Will the Paris Attack Hel
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