Some have argued that the best way to protect minority voters is to pass broad election reforms. Here's why they're wrong.
Even if the founding fathers thought the filibuster was great, we have no reason to defer to their wisdom any more than we're obligated to protect slavery or deny women the vote.
It was never really a strategy at all.
The number of Americans that struggle with joblessness and poverty throughout their lifetime is still exceedingly high.
If he has to punch Wayne Gretzky in the face to prove it, he'll do it.
The Boston police commissioner is being floated as a potential nominee for head of Homeland Security, but there's trouble at home, with allegations of rampant racial discrimination in his force.
D.C. medical marijuana dispensaries are finally open for business, but the nightmare of federal regulations and prohibitions still loom.
Felony-disenfranchisement laws suppress black turnout enough to swing elections, and the future of reform is murky.
Things are going to work out OK. Not spectacular, not terrible, but OK.
Even if it exists, it doesn't matter.
... an article we just couldn't help ourselves from writing.
There's a lot we still don't know about the most important remaining legal provision we have to help fight voter discrimination. Like, will it actually work?
If 2,776 violations can occur when NSA agents are trying to follow the law in good faith, consider the dangers posed by personnel who aren't acting in good faith.
Twitter may be able to predict elections just as well as the polls, but we use survey research for way more than just that.
How do we judge a movie made from a book written by someone with repellent political views?