In U.S. police department budgets, most funding goes to salaries and equipment, and virtually nothing to training. It's a deadly formula, says Maria Haberfeld of the John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
Who supports using trade to undermine regulation of capitalism? Wall Street and its corporate allies.
When the Socialist president of France threw in with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her austerity agenda, his own government was thrown into turmoil. The backstory involves ambitious rivals.
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Calling African Americans "culturally backward" and arguing against the public accommodations section of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, Dinesh D'Souza soars to the top of the chart.
Netanyahu appears to truly not believe that a negotiated agreement can end a conflict with a dedicated opponent, but there's really no other way.
National opinion polls show a majority of Americans support the mortgage interest deduction. Yet most U.S. homeowners receive very little benefit from it.
The targeting of citizens by authorities based on racial stereotypes is a serious issue that needs refocusing—an issue that needs to be looked at starting from the root and not the leaf.
The mass frustration is surely there. What's missing is a mainstream national leader who will make this cause a prime election issue.
We can’t count on politicians to stick to their word. It’s promising that judges are forcing them to.
A chilling index from the Institute for Southern Studies.
Since taking control of state government in 2011, Republicans rolled back North Carolina's progressive voting laws. A new regime of fewer voting days and voter ID requirements will be in place for November's legislative and congressional elections.
Our mothers and fathers tell us how to behave when—not if—we are stopped by police. But sometimes it's no use.
If everyone in America got a PhD, the job market would not be transformed.
An assault on the character of a progressive intellectual invites an assessment of the attacker's character—not to mention his client list.
The Prospect's ongoing discussion on how to save affirmative action takes to the airwaves with a spirited discussion between Sheryll Cashin and Richard Rothstein.