The Shared Interests of White Supremacy

There have been a number of useful entries in the weeks since Senator Bernie Sanders declared himself against reparations. Perhaps the most clarifying comes from Cedric Johnson in a piece entitled, “An Open Letter To Ta-Nehisi Coates And The Liberals Who Love Him.” Johnson’s essay offers those of us interested in the problem of white…

Brett Kavanaugh’s Confirmation Hearing Begins—And Immediately Devolves Into…

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing quickly devolved into chaos Tuesday morning as Democratic senators and protesters in the audience attempted to derail the hearing altogether. The interruptions began less than a few minutes into the hearing, with Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) inquiring about the 42,000 documents pertaining to Kavanaugh’s record that senators received…

Flake rips Trump’s attack on Sessions: He’s trying to use DOJ to ‘settle po…

Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) condemned President Trump’s latest attack against Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday night, saying Trump was trying to use the Department of Justice (DOJ) to “settle political scores.” Flake said in a tweet that Trump was wrong to criticize Sessions for not considering the political consequences of pursuing criminal charges against…