Opinion | Who Needs Congressional Districts?

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court handed down its new set of congressional district lines on Monday, replacing those drawn by Republicans after they captured the state legislature in 2010. The state’s highest court had earlier ruled those lines unconstitutional. The new map, The Times’s Nate Cohn said, “comes very close to achieving partisan balance.” Republicans, who…

Trump wants to pit black Americans against Latino immigrants. Don’t fall fo…

For several years, “We are all immigrants” has been a rallying cry for immigration reform. A well-intentioned slogan, it gestures toward a supposed shared history of migration among Americans. Unfortunately, the slogan either willfully or unconsciously ignores two important facts: the forced removal and mass murder of indigenous people, and the brutal trans-Atlantic slave trade.…

American higher education at risk from immigration policies, says USC presi…

The Trump administration’s perceived hostility to immigration and its potential impact on international enrollment in U.S. colleges is a particular concern for the educational establishment. “There hasn’t been a major impact yet, but it’s something we’re concerned about,” USC president Max Nikias told CNBC. Trump’s presidency has been seen as a result of a mounting…