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A white southerner takes another look at racism

It is easy for the white majority to miss the evidence of persistent systemic and cultural racism in America.

North Carolina photo ID “fix” calls broader lawsuit into question

When a "fix" is really about keeping the system at an acceptable level of brokenness.

A bad day for the Confederate flag

It's getting harder and harder to defend the culture -- past and present -- that the Confederate flag represents.

Younger generations aren’t silent

One subreddit's insights into the economic angers and frustrations of today's youth.

Are American homicide rates exceptional?

The United States doesn't need the highest absolute homicide rate to be an outlier regarding gun violence.

Replacing Hamilton instead of Jackson on our currency makes the wrong kind of sense

It's worth a little extra money to make the right historical call on a long-term decision like this.

National Organization for Marriage tries to throw 2016 election for Democrats

Pledges to support constitutional amendments banning same-sex marriage are SO 2004.

North Carolina legislature passes exception to photo ID requirement

If you're going to make exceptions, then why have the requirement in the first place?

Report: North Carolina voting restrictions have racially-disproportionate outcomes

By Chief Justice Roberts's own standard, "any racial discrimination in voting is too much."

Poll: Mike Pence’s “religious freedom” bill may cost him re-election

The poll was commissioned by former Angie's List CEO Bill Oesterle, an aspiring Republican public servant.

New Jersey Democrats spurn Christie, push slate of voting rights expansions

Senator Cory Booker recently called New Jersey's voter registration system an "absurdity."

Bernie Sanders within striking distance in New Hampshire

Sanders is picking up momentum in his home state's next-door neighbor.

The Internet is making it harder to measure how “informed” voter are

There's a growing gap between political knowledge and access to political knowledge.

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