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  • Apr 23, 2021

Support for reparations has grown. But it’s still going to be a hard sell for Congress.

As the fight for reparations moves forward, major obstacles remain.
  • Apr 15, 2021

Why reparations still face an uphill climb

The Fix’s Eugene Scott analyzes the significance of a new effort in the House of Representatives to create a commission to study slavery reparations.
  • Apr 15, 2021

Data about the Capitol rioters serves another blow to the White, working-class Trump-supporter narrative

Trump supporters who stormed the Capitol weren't just working-class rural Americans.
  • Apr 12, 2021

‘Appropriate’ or ‘not very smart’? Where Mitch McConnell draws the line on corporate political engagement.

His recent comments on corporations appear to conflict with his past actions.
  • Apr 7, 2021

Young witnesses in Chauvin trial a reminder of the role of youth activists in protesting police violence

The testimony of a 18-year-old in the trial of the White police officer charged in the killing of George Floyd is a reminder of the prominent role young people continue to play in the Black Lives Matter movement.
  • Mar 31, 2021

Asian Americans wield their political power for more representation in Washington

Asian Americans helped deliver the White House to Biden and now want a seat at the table.
  • Mar 25, 2021

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  • Mar 25, 2021

Will appealing to White grievance be the ticket for the GOP in 2022? Ron Johnson may be the test case.

The GOP's continued to response to Black activists is quite telling.
  • Mar 23, 2021

A reckoning on anti-Asian rhetoric? Not for these Republicans

Such rhetoric has a direct tie to violence, but that's of little concern to some Republicans.
  • Mar 19, 2021