George Floyd

Friends take a selfie in the the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone (CHAZ) in Seattle, Washington

The gentrification of revolt

July 6, 2020 4:16 pm

Liberals distract from real change in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd

assata shakur

Why is Black Lives Matter praising a terrorist?

July 2, 2020 1:46 pm

Assata Shakur, from most-wanted list to left-wing icon

african american

Trump’s African American ‘silent minority’ could swing the election

July 1, 2020 11:34 am

Trump’s vocal support for safety and security is resonating in the black community

distancing

What we need is social media distancing

July 1, 2020 9:45 am

Social media brings out the worst in us because the algorithm rewards us for being tribal, divisive and emotional

knee

Just-one-knee syndrome

June 30, 2020 11:37 am

They took a knee, as it were, when what they should have done was throw themselves to the ground

end history

Is this the end of history?

June 28, 2020 3:04 pm

George Floyd was a pretext, not a cause. The cause was destruction of our civilization

coercive progressivism

The rise of coercive progressivism

June 28, 2020 4:50 am

Identity politics functions as ‘Christianity without redemption’

race

Forget White Fragility: here are 10 books America should be reading about race

June 27, 2020 11:27 am

There are more nuanced visions of race in the US

manners

Manners maketh America

June 25, 2020 4:01 pm

It’s in everyone’s interest to resist rudeness

controversy paradox

How come the less something is a problem, the more people talk about it?

June 24, 2020 11:25 pm

The ‘controversy paradox’ behind Britain’s protests

bhaz

After BHAZ

June 24, 2020 4:43 pm

‘We’re not tearing up our communities, we’re coming to the root of the problem, which is the government’

law rayshard brooks

The rule of law is collapsing

June 24, 2020 9:12 am

The Rayshard Brooks case is tragic but, legally, straightforward

theodore roosevelt

Teddy Roosevelt saw this mob coming

June 22, 2020 11:16 am

Who is immune from retrospective condemnation?

race

The new inequality

June 22, 2020 6:17 am

We’re experiencing an unhealthy overcorrection in racial politics

marching

Marching against racism is too easy

June 20, 2020 10:46 am

What we need is practical change

police

Don’t defund the police: reform them

June 19, 2020 12:39 pm

We must be firm in our commitment to effect change, but do so without demonizing law enforcement

defend

Defend the police

June 16, 2020 6:02 am

Who will support cops, when even the Trump administration blames them?

brexitland

The Brexitland soap opera of the New York Times

June 13, 2020 2:22 pm

The fanciful scripting confirms the Times understands Britain as well as it does the United States

minneapolis

Madness in Minneapolis

June 10, 2020 3:26 pm

The City Council are defunding the police, to replace them with...who knows?

Dan Bongino at Politicon

EXCLUSIVE: Dan Bongino’s prepared testimony on police brutality

June 10, 2020 9:58 am

‘We can, and should, commit to police accountability without shredding the thin wall between civilization and chaos’

camden

The Camden solution

June 10, 2020 3:09 am

Can right and left meet on police reform?

abolish police

Abolish the police. Then what?

June 9, 2020 1:42 pm

Quite what happens after the police are abolished is less clear

imagine

Imagine no police force

June 9, 2020 12:35 pm

The complete removal of a police force is exactly the kind of thing John Lennon (who was tragically shot dead in 1980) would have been behind

joe biden strom thurmond

Remember when Joe Biden gave a eulogy for Strom Thurmond?

June 9, 2020 6:59 am

He’s giving a video message for the the family of George Floyd. He was more generous for his deceased racist Dixiecrat friend

defund police

Would Joe Biden defund the police?

June 7, 2020 5:15 pm

It is worth giving abolitionists a hearing. It is also worth asking them questions, getting them to be specific and detailed about their stated goals