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  • The Prep-School Nazi

    by Benjamin Wallace

    Before he was Norman Spear, hate group founder and possible Russian asset Rinaldo Nazzaro was just another Jersey boy.



  • Scholars v. COVID-19 Racism

    Scholars are among those confronting the rise in anti-Asian and anti-Asian American racism that’s come with COVID-19.


  • DC Comics and the American Dilemma of Race

    by Patrick L. Hamilton and Allan W. Austin

    Superhero popular culture has always been embedded within American racial attitudes, reflecting and even contributing to them in ways that reveal goodwill is not sufficient, in and of itself, to fix our problems.



  • This Is Just the Beginning

    by Yascha Mounk

    If we commit to strict social distancing now, we can radically curtail the number of new cases and buy time—time to put in place the measures we need to contain the pandemic in a less economically destructive way.



  • Maurice Berger (1957–2020)

    Critic, curator, and cultural historian Maurice Berger, whose work examined the role of race in visual culture, has died of complications related to the novel coronavirus.



  • Work Requirements are Catastrophic in a Pandemic

    by Elisa Minoff

    Instead, we should be implementing policies that support people’s work in the wage labor force and make it possible for working families to make ends meet.



  • The ‘Chinese Virus’ Is a Test. Don’t Fail It.

    by Graeme Wood

    Controversies like these are a perfect example of what Steve Bannon, Trump’s former campaign manager, called “flooding the zone with s&%t”—distracting us from what matters with copious flushes of what doesn’t. 



  • When Arizona Elected a Mexican Immigrant Governor

    Border Patrol agents once ordered an elderly Hispanic man out of his vehicle and requested his identity papers, which showed that he was a Mexican-born immigrant named Raúl H. Castro. Turns out he was Arizona’s former governor.