Destroying a Police Precinct Is a Reasonable Response to Unreasonable Killings

The first thing to emerge from the pandemic is a rebellion against policing.
Source: Destroying a Police Precinct Is a Reasonable Response to Unreasonable Killings

Ottessa Moshfegh’s New Novel Feels More Minor—and No Less Enjoyable

The latest from the author of My Year of Rest and Relaxation is a riff on the cozy mystery, but it’s up to the reader to solve it.
Source: Ottessa Moshfegh’s New Novel Feels More Minor—and No Less Enjoyable

<em>Ramy </em>Season 2 Is Going to Shock American Muslims. Maybe We Need It.

“I have donated my likeness to Muslim science. Do whatever you want with it. Pick me apart,” Ramy Youssef says.
Source: <em>Ramy </em>Season 2 Is Going to Shock American Muslims. Maybe We Need It.

The First Time an Official Threatened “When the Looting Starts, the Shooting Starts”

A racist Miami police chief’s commitment to the “tough” policing of black neighborhoods in the late ’60s caused a nightmare of violence.
Source: The First Time an Official Threatened “When the Looting Starts, the Shooting Starts”

The Leaders We Need

Who can we look to once the smoke clears?
Source: The Leaders We Need

The Trump-Twitter War Shows That Section 230 Can Work Beautifully

Faced with no good options, Twitter made some very good decisions this week.
Source: The Trump-Twitter War Shows That Section 230 Can Work Beautifully

Target Has a Long History With the Minneapolis Police

One top cop in the city said of the Target-funded surveillance program, “We absolutely own the streets.”
Source: Target Has a Long History With the Minneapolis Police

Trump’s China-Bashing Press Conference Was a Dud

The president ignored the crisis in Minnesota in favor of ineffectual rambling.
Source: Trump’s China-Bashing Press Conference Was a Dud

Protesters Called Minneapolis Officials’ Bluff On “Investigating” George Floyd’s Killer

After four days of dragging his feet, the Hennepin County attorney has filed murder charges against officer Derek Chauvin.
Source: Protesters Called Minneapolis Officials’ Bluff On “Investigating” George Floyd’s Killer

Vote By Mail Works. Here’s How It Was Done in Michigan.

The enormous, bipartisan popularity for a long-accepted and convenient method of voting was apparent in 2018 in Michigan.
Source: Vote By Mail Works. Here’s How It Was Done in Michigan.