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Gone With the Wind

America’s most popular movie is a nostalgic vision of the Confederate South. Should it be banned or taught?

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Punished for
Being Poor

Even a place as progressive
as San Francisco is having
a hard time making
bail reform work.

A Onetime Right-Wing Radio Star Ponders Whether Conservatism Was Racist All Along

In San Francisco, Defendants Are Still Locked Up Because They Can’t Afford to Buy Their Freedom

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The Problem in STEM Education Isn’t a “Pipeline” Problem

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