Marjorie Heins' Priests of Our Democracy chronicles New York City's efforts to root out Communist Party members and sympathizers from the public schools in the 1940s and '50s. As Heins notes in her book—and as Catherine Sevcenko stresses in her review—restrictions on academic freedom are still with us today. By delving into the damage this censorship causes, Heins reminds us why freedom of expression, especially on campuses, is so vitally important.
Texas Has Hundreds of Thousands of Coronavirus Carriers. The Governor Is Worried About 'Hundreds' of COVID-Positive Migrants.
Greg Abbott's fear is hard to take seriously, but it jibes with hoary stereotypes about immigrants.
The proposed bill from Assembly Members Evan Low and Cristina Garcia would require stores to have one unisex section for children's products and apparel.
A SWAT Team Destroyed This Innocent Woman's House While Chasing a Fugitive. The City Refuses To Pay for Damages.
"I've lost everything," says Vicki Baker.
The Senate is preparing to pass a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill that has very little to do with the pandemic, and we all know it. Congress should admit as much.