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New Jersey is closing a women's prison, but it won't get at the root of the problem.

  • Jessica L. Adler
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In the Byzantine Empire, ideas of race and gender were deeply intertwined.

  • Roland Betancourt
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Full employment could solve job discrimination and inadequate wages.

  • Nina Banks
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In the 20th century, development economists envisioned international taxes that would reduce inequality.

  • Joanne Meyerowitz
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Trans Americans have taken to the courts for decades to fight against the notion that they are a threat.

  • Shay Ryan Olmstead
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Why protesters have taken to the streets.

  • Hanni Jalil and Elizabeth O’Brien
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We still confront questions about press freedom and the public's right to know government secrets.

  • Christopher B. Daly
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An inside — and outside — Congress approach can help change what's politically possible.

  • Greyson Teague
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The limits of centering tragic deaths in the fight for LGBTQ rights.

  • Brett Krutzsch
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Activists were advocating for LGBTQ Americans decades before the gay liberation movement of the 1960s.

  • Aaron S. Lecklider
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Instead of a heroic stance for freedom, Texans fought to be able to enslave people.

  • Bryan Burrough and Jason Stanford
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The brawl over chemicals in farm country that is threatening some of what we eat.

  • Bart Elmore
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Linking academic freedom to tenure has led to an impoverished definition of the concept.

  • Emily J. Levine
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Efforts to combat narcotics and communism militarized the country's security forces.

  • Kyle Longley
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Robert Kennedy captured liberals’ imagination, but he might not have been able to overcome America’s racial fissures.

  • Steven M. Gillon
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Business groups have always worked with both parties to support globalization and free trade.

  • Jennifer Delton
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Maybe they shouldn’t. Here’s why.

  • Mallory Szymanski
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Wealthy Americans have long demanded their outdoor experiences without the downsides of the outdoors.

  • Dan White
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What LGBTQ liberation looked like in East and West Germany and what it teaches us.

  • Samuel Huneke
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Texas lawmakers are trying to tell teachers how to teach history.

  • John Morán González and Benjamin H. Johnson
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