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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

The Trump Administration is likely to comply.

demographic transformation

The millennial urban boom may be coming to a close. This could have major consequences for America’s politics and geography.

A Heavy Lift

No, probably not. But President Trump may have trouble lifting them in the first place.

Delivering on Promises

TPP, NAFTA, and a special deal with the UK: Trump’s first week will be a busy one.

WRM in the WSJ

Eliot Cohen’s new book presents a nuanced and compelling defense of hard power.

Infowar

Regular readers know the answer: not very effective at all.

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