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Black celebrities using their platform to advocate for social justice is good, but they don’t speak for the Black masses.

  • Kyle T. Mays
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Assessing risk always involves trade-offs.

  • Mical Raz and Gil Eyal
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How an American political tradition morphed from a ritual of civic education to one of chaos and confusion.

  • Tizoc Chavez
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The only coup in American history came after scare-mongering that wouldn't sound out of place in 2020.

  • David Gessner
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For the first time, demands for change are coming from within.

  • Charlotte Hogg
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Hidden disenfranchisement is as much of a problem as long lines at the polls.

  • Charlotte Rosen
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An unclear outcome in deeply polarized times could be dangerous.

  • Perspective

The moderate policies driving our passenger rail system reflect Biden's pragmatic approach.

  • David Alff
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Their activism reshaped the content of history textbooks, producing a heroic, skewed narrative.

  • Rob Alex Fitt
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Precedents set in the 1970s for 25th Amendment procedures wisely sought continuity of government — and policy.

  • Heather C. Walser
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The push to remove police from schools centers on concerns about racism, brutality and misallocation of community resources.

  • Joanna Paxton Federico
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Historically, making it hard to vote is about tipping — not safeguarding — elections.

  • Jonathan M. Bryant
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The republic won’t endure just because it always has.

  • Melissa J. Gismondi and Shira Lurie
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Most proposals today are actually moderate by historical standards.

  • Bruce J. Schulman
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Such claims can lead to real persecution — against minorities.

  • Sarah Ifft Decker
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The lack of information about Trump’s condition is not new.

  • Robert Dallek
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Lying about health during an election year is a presidential tradition — but not one that benefits voters.

  • David Welky
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The philosophy that might undo some of the Supreme Court’s more popular decisions.

  • Daniel S. Lucks
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  • Perspective

Dating back to the 1970s, campaigns have tried to harness the love of popular characters.

  • Oscar Winberg
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  • Perspective

It helped erode discrimination but also upheld racial prejudice.

  • Danielle Battisti
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