The demand to keep politics out of art is too often a demand for art to conform to conservative politics.
The attack on Salman Rushdie was not a product of modern social-justice discourse.
Progressives aren’t the only ones who need free-speech protections.
For Trumpists, no system that results in a Republican loss can be considered legitimate.
A revealing photo removed any remaining ambiguity.
Republicans’ reflexive insistence that the Mar-a-Lago raid is politically motivated is unmoored from the available evidence.
There is absolutely no reason to believe that fundamental rights of same-sex couples are safe.
In Moore v. Harper the Supreme Court will decide if anyone besides itself should be able to adjudicate American election law.
By making a false comparison, GOP apparatchiks hope to cushion the political fallout of Roe’s demise.
Conservatives think they are righting a historical wrong, but the two decisions represent entirely different approaches to the law.
The former president attempted to violently overthrow the government of the United States, and his party ensured that he would face no consequences for doing so.
The Supreme Court majority’s undead constitutionalism is transforming right-wing media tropes into law.
The polarization of policing has made it politically difficult for firearm restrictions to pass.
Their reaction to the Buffalo shooting shows that the racist theory has now entered the Republican mainstream.
The debate over abortion is an important part of the story of polarization in American politics, but it is not its genesis.
If the conservative justice’s draft opinion is adopted by the Court, key advances of the past hundred years could be rolled back.
Business moguls tend to be big on protecting speech, right until it hurts their bottom line.
It’s ordinary laborers who have the best opportunity to improve society.
The losses, even more than the victories, hook you for life.
Republicans want to blame the rise in crime on liberal permissiveness, which includes, in their view, the right to counsel.