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Race in America
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While Dallas Mourns

Three of our most thoughtful meditations on race, class, and justice in America—published in 2012, but relevant as ever today.

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College Major Choices Increase Racial Wage Gap

Black students tend to major in lower-paying fields, meaning that the wage gap would persist even if whites and blacks attended college at the same rate.

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Big Blue Has Little Payoff for Blacks

Years of the blue model have barely touched the wealth gap between whites on the one hand and African Americans and Hispanics on the other.

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Ferguson: A Fire Alarm in the Night

The riots in Ferguson, Missouri, raise a lot of important questions—not just about race in Ferguson but about race in 21st-century America writ large.

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Asia's Game of Thrones

Philippine officials sought to clarify Duterte’s comments on separating from the U.S., but the situation is still murky.

Reefer Madness

Is it Gary Johnson’s world? Not necessarily.


Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin thinks Moscow can add 4 million barrels per day in the coming years.


America’s peculiar system for choosing presidents may help avoid post-election chaos.

Third Debate Recap

Trump shortchanges his supposed signature issue to defend man-crush on Putin.

Frozen Ukraine

The latest round of peace talks only mask Europe’s lack of leverage and commitment in Ukraine.

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