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Erik Loomis

Erik Loomis is Associate Professor of History at the University of Rhode Island. His latest book is A History of America in Ten Strikes. He blogs daily at Lawyers, Guns, and Money.

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Sixty-five years after Brown v. Board of Education, U.S. schools remain largely segregated. This matters not only because white and black students experience very different educational outcomes, but also because school is where children form many of their ideas about race and privilege.

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The left has not articulated an alternative trade agenda that supports all the world’s workers in a global economy.

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The Democratic Party has hastened the demise of the labor movement, but unions have little choice but to stick with them.

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States are stealing from orphans to pad their budgets. And it's legal.

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Terrible schools are still great for business in New Orleans.

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