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Did the success of gay marriage erode the radical potential of queer politics?
The Fourteenth Amendment was shaped by freed blacks’ insistence that everyone born in the United States deserved full citizenship.
Robert L. Tsai
Under capitalism, you don’t have to love your job to want to keep it.
Juno Mac, Molly Smith
The cult of the higher judiciary had its limits long before the left failed to block Kavanaugh. Now the only progressive move is to reclaim democracy.
The Innocence Movement faces a perverse rhetorical puzzle: righting the isolated wrongful conviction only reinforces public faith in the system as a whole.
The government’s new Nation State Law codifies prejudice, but therein lies a silver lining.
We already know how Brett Kavanaugh responds to human suffering.
Surveying incarceration: from Attica to Appalachia and prison profiteering to “poverty penalties.”
Rosie Gillies, Boston Review
When it comes to fighting Trump’s regulatory agenda, it is the D.C. Circuit that will matter, not the Supreme Court.
Three simple changes to corporate law could radically remake our economy.
Second chances are the currency of white supremacy. To be white is to colonize the afterlife.
Trump v. Hawaii is not about religion. It’s about the president’s unlimited power at the border.
Elizabeth Shakman Hurd
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Martin O’Neill, Thad Williamson
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