The World’s Weakest Strongman
Donald Trump’s use of violence and division isn’t a symbol of authority—it’s a sign of desperation.
The Stakes Are High, and We Must Be Better Than This
Six military heavyweights and defense experts weigh in on Trump’s call for the military to put down protests.
A Moment of National Shame and Peril—and Hope
We may be witnessing the beginning of the end of American democracy, but there is still a way to stop the descent.
An Appeal to the National Security Community to Fight Racial Injustice
Two former U.S. officials argue there is no security abroad without justice at home.
America’s Race Problem Erupts Anew, Layered With Coronavirus Tensions
Rioting in the aftermath of another police-inflicted death—this time in one of the most prosperous U.S. cities—reveals how little progress has been made.
Britain’s Conservatives Pledge to Target Roma
As Britain votes, traveling minorities fear a racist crackdown.
Trudeau Won’t Wash Off His Blackface Scandal
Racist images taint a prime minister who painted himself as a liberal savior.
Estonia Battles Its Elected Racists
Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid speaks on how to stand up against the far-right.
Archie Windsor Isn’t the Symbol You Think He Is
The newest royal baby represents his country's future identity: not multicultural, but overwhelmingly mixed-race and entirely British.
South Africa’s First Nations Have Been Forgotten
As Pretoria prepares to confront the legacy of colonial and apartheid-era land theft, hardly anyone seems to care about the claims of the country’s earliest inhabitants—the Khoisan.
In Tacit Rebuke, U.S. Embassy in South Africa Rejects Trump Tweet
Internal cable cites report that farm murders in South Africa are at their lowest level in 19 years.
He Didn’t Know the Klan Handshake. It Almost Cost Him His Life.
On our podcast: Journalist Vegas Tenold describes the six years he spent with white supremacists.
Is a Court Case in Texas the First Prosecution of a ‘Black Identity Extremist’?
The FBI is looking for terrorists. Civil rights advocates say it is targeting people engaged in free speech.
2017 Was the Year I Learned About My White Privilege
I used to be a smart-alecky conservative who scoffed at “political correctness.” The Trump era has opened my eyes.
‘Taking a knee’: An Army tradition
In the Army, taking a knee is a way of gaining perspective. The rest of us could use some of that.
The Real Threat to America Comes From Americans
Just as the Arab world struggles to come to grips with jihadism, the United States has failed to grapple with its own demons.
What Will You Choose?
How long will America’s highest officials continue to support Trump's monstrous behavior?
Our Missing President
Two crises in the past week demanded leadership of the singular sort that only the president can supply. Trump failed on both counts.