Dispatches From the Culture Wars - September 29, 2019
- Teaching About Peaceful Transition of Power
- The Return of the Red Boogeyman
- Two Takes on Justice Barrett
- Abolish the Senate!
- No Such Thing as the Latin Vote
- How Chicago Cops Do Racial Profiling
- Life Without Roe
- Conservatives Who Just Love Unions
- The Dark Knight Meets the Golden Cockwomble
- BLM Support — in Rural Pennsylvania
By Sarah Schwartz
A sitting president refusing to say he would accept election results is unprecedented in recent history. For students, the president's response may also launch new questions. Can he actually do that? And what does the Constitution actually say about the transfer of power?
From Trump to Bolsonaro, reactionary leaders are invoking a communism that no longer exists as a way of attacking the left.
A Charismatic Catholic on the Court By Stephanie Mencimer, Mother Jones
Never Mind Religion By Nathan J. Robinson, Current Affairs
By Thomas Geohegan
If we want another New Deal of any kind, Green or not, the young in this country will have to begin by insisting on a true republic, based on one person, one vote. That means, above all, scrapping the United States Senate.
By Nathaniel Rakich and Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux
This year, depending on how some divides within the Latino community manifest, the “Latino vote” could end up splitting in a number of key states — with Biden benefiting in some instances, and Trump benefiting in others.
A recent community survey on policing here points to a continuing, wide racial divide between how Black and white residents view cops, including a persistent issue: the street stop.
Idaho’s Senate Bill 1385, signed into law in March, lays out a road map if the United States Supreme Court ever overturns Roe v Wade.
By Alex N. Press
Conservative leaders know the party’s tank is running low, and they’re casting around for new ideas. A former Romney advisor argues that “unions perform many of the exact functions” which conservatives “believe are missing from this society.”
Trump embraces comic-book eugenics. Equating madness with badness is a cultural weapon used by Batman, Trump — and Trump’s opponents.
By Laura Benshoff
The momentum of Black Lives Matter protests in the area, and the subsequent backlash from some GOP leaders, pushed some disgruntled members of the party to break away.