Racism

Eyes Off the Prize

Mark Lilla isn’t wrong about identity politics, necessarily; but he’s wrong to see it as a greater danger than capitalism unchained.

By Jim Sleeper

Blackout

Along the path of the August 21st solar eclipse, there live almost no African Americans. The peculiar trajectory of the moon’s shadow illuminates racial isolation and compromise, past and present.

By Alice Ristroph

Criminal Justice on a Hunch

In too many cases, calling civil asset forfeiture “highway robbery” is not hyperbole, and Jeff Sessions just made it worse.

By Jonathan Blanks

Non-White Elephants

Black Republicans exist, and they can teach us something about ourselves.

By Austin Belali

The Wrong Trump Debate

What The Week misses about Trumpism and nationalism.

By Nathan Pippenger