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The System, Caught On Tape

Garner’s killing was captured on video and has been viewed by millions. Does that mean that video doesn’t matter? That getting police to wear body cameras won’t help hold officers accountable?

image of Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission letterheadThe Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission was a secret spy agency created by the state of Mississippi to maintain white supremacy during the 1950s and '60s. (Image is a still from the Independent Lens documentary, "Spies of Mississippi.")

In Search Of Not-So-Lost Time: What Transparency Can Tell Us About History, Race Relations And Ferguson

The latest evidence that the nation has not yet overcome its legacy of racial bitterness and mistrust, a piece of family history unearthed by Sunlight consultant Nancy Watzman provides some insight as to why.

vehicle and the surrounding area are engulfed in flames after it was set on fire inside the US consulate compound in BenghaziA vehicle and the surrounding area are engulfed in flames after it was set on fire inside the US consulate compound in Benghazi late on September 11, 2012. | Photo: STR AFP/Getty Images

Republican Controlled Intelligence Committee Debunks Benghazi Conspiracies

A two-year investigation by the Republican-controlled House Intelligence Committee has found that the CIA and the military acted properly in responding to the 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya,

Albert Einstein Why Socialism

Why Socialism?

Is it advisable for one who is not an expert on economic and social issues to express views on the subject of socialism? I believe for a number of reasons that it is.