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Black Panthers and Young Patriots, An Unlikely Alliance

    Black Panthers and Young Patriots, An Unlikely Alliance

In the 2016 presidential election, Donald Trump won the white vote across all demographics except for college-educated white women. He did especially well among working-class white voters: 67 percent of whites without a college degree voted for him. Some post-election analysis marveled at how the white working class could vote against its own interests by supporting a billionaire…

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The Mulford Act and America’s Racist History of Gun Control

    The Mulford Act and America’s Racist History of Gun Control

Frequently we see the case against gun control entirely grounded upon a Constitutional defense of the Second Amendment. While the Founding Fathers’ warnings about the importance of defending liberty with an armed populace are as important today as they have ever been, this approach has some flaws. For one, the Constitution was not meant to…

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Speaking Fees, Selfies, Sucking Up to Power: How BLM Lost its Mojo

    Speaking Fees, Selfies, Sucking Up to Power: How BLM Lost its Mojo

CINCINNATI, OHIO — In a stinging rebuke of Black Lives Matter (BLM), the organization’s local affiliate here last month announced that it was severing all ties to a movement it characterized as opportunistic, too invested in liberal, electoral politics and the Democratic party, and ultimately ineffective in fighting state-sanctioned violence against African-Americans. Black Lives Matter…

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