first amendment

Sending in Shock Troops

The June 1 clearing of Lafayette Park will stand as one of the low moments in Trump’s presidency—and our history.

By Maya Wiley

Talk is Cheap

Conservatives troubled by the President's attack on journalism might reconsider their party's relationship to right-wing media.

By Nathan Pippenger

In Trump's America, Dissenters Beware

In the past year, there have been troubling signs that government actors are looking to stifle dissenting speech, harking back to a long history of crackdowns on protesters and civil rights activists.

By Jonathan Blanks