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Civil Unrest (page 4)

June 11, 2020 5:27 am

LOL Some Things Matter

The country is finding rare consensus about police reform and systemic racism. Where is the GOP?
Mona Charen
June 10, 2020 5:15 am

What do “Defund the Police” and “Abolish the Police” Really Mean?

In practice, “abolish the police” is likely to mean “privatize the police.”
Ari Schulman
June 10, 2020 5:13 am

How to Change Lethal Force Rules for Police

The law governing the use of lethal force by police is far too broad and ill-defined.
Austin Sarat
June 9, 2020 7:03 am

Why America’s Protests Are the World’s Protests

Around the globe, people are taking to the streets—a reminder of the unique role of the United States as the…
Tamara Berens and Shay Khatiri
June 9, 2020 6:55 am

Crises and Competence

How the decades-long gutting of government—worsened by Trump’s failings—exacerbated the pandemic, the protests, and more.
Richard North Patterson
June 9, 2020 5:16 am

Al Sharpton Should Not Become the Public Face of the Protests

Change comes from adding people to the coalition, not polarizing the movement.
Jonathan V. Last
June 6, 2020 5:22 am

The Mattis Effect

The legend comes for Trump.
Ben Waldman
June 5, 2020 2:52 pm

Trump’s Authoritarian Impulse

We’ve had a painful, vivid reminder of the danger of giving power to someone with Trump's pathologies. There's only one…
Richard North Patterson
June 5, 2020 11:24 am

The ‘Khakistocracy’ Tries to Save America

This could be the beginning of the change of American democracy not to illiberalism, but to enlightenment.
Ward Carroll
June 5, 2020 5:30 am

The Riots and the Fragility of Civilization

Our public discourse must be reoriented toward an acknowledgment of our shared humanity and the irreducible dignity and worth we…
Alexandra Hudson