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.
The Problem With Making Hate Speech Illegal
The answer to the violence in Charlottesville isn't to outlaw white supremacy.
The GOP Is America’s Party of White Nationalism
The Republican party's racists were once pushed to the fringes. In the Trump era, they're in charge.
From Mother Jones to Middlebury: The Problem and Promise of Political Violence in Trump’s America
You won't understand the resistance if you never stop judging it.
10 Things to Watch for in Trump’s Address to Congress
We'll offer our take on how we think he did later in the week.
President Bannon’s Hugely Destructive First Week in Office
The puppet master is leading the Trump administration down a road of carnage.
Europe’s Far-Right Anger Is Moving Mainstream
Anti-immigrant, anti-Europe, anti-Muslim sentiment is resonating with more and more voters in Europe.
Trump Appointments Send an Ominous Signal
Inexperience, horrible judgment, and a bad man are an awful combination.
Racial inclusion and diversity in the armed forces: Some thoughts on today
Despite serving in every major conflict in American history, a policy of segregation reduced African Americans to second-tier soldiers and citizens for nearly 170 years.
Japan’s Summer of Women
Three women have recently risen to high political positions in Japan’s famously closed society, but is the country really ready to embrace openness and inclusion?