Articles in race tagged with law-and-justice

Joseph Margulies

Draconian individual punishment distracts from systemic change and reinforces the cruelest and most racist system of incarceration on the planet.

Kathleen Belew David Hogg Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

The strategy of “leaderless resistance” has allowed white power activists to disguise the extent of their organizing.

Stuart Schrader

Its illegitimacy goes far beyond the war on drugs.

Paul Gowder

The language of universal rights can be a powerful tool for advancing social justice.

David Hogg Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

David Hogg and Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz discuss replacement theory, the gunman’s manifesto, and how we organize against violent white supremacy.

Randall L. Kennedy

King could not accomplish what philosophers and theologians also failed to—distinguishing moral from immoral law in a polarized society.

Dorothy Roberts Nia T. Evans

The system’s roots aren’t in rescuing children, but in the policing of Black, Indigenous, and poor families.

Sara Matthiesen

After Roe v. Wade, Angela Davis wrote about how the reproductive rights movement was failing women of color. As Roe is dismantled, her diagnosis is more crucial than ever.

Derecka Purnell Nia T. Evans

Derecka Purnell discusses her new book Becoming Abolitionists, how she came to join the movement against policing and prisons, and what a just world looks like.

Ariella Aïsha Azoulay

Images seized from enslaved people are not private property to be owned, but ancestors to be cared for.