Charles Blow

12/11/2014 - 4:39pm

    There seems to be a new age of activism rising. From Occupy Wall Street, to the "Stop Watching Us" march against government surveillance, to the Moral Monday protests, to the People's Climate March, to the recent nationwide protests over the killings of men and boys of color by police, there...

11/27/2014 - 7:20pm

    Don't let yourself get lost in the weeds. Don't allow yourself to believe that opposition to President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration is only about that issue, the president's tactics, or his lack of obsequiousness to his...

11/27/2014 - 6:53pm

    This could be a rather heated winter. All three branches of government are on course to collide over partisan politics, constitutional authority and scope of power, particularly as vested in the executive branch.

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11/20/2014 - 2:54pm

    The president came to Washington thinking he could change Washington, make it better, unite it and the nation. He was wrong. As he ascended, the tone of political discourse descended, as much because of who he was as what he did.

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09/25/2014 - 10:56am

    The sordid Ray Rice scandal has opened a much-needed dialogue about domestic violence.

    In February, Rice and Janay Palmer, then his fiancée and now his wife, had an altercation at an...

09/18/2014 - 3:46pm

    Discussions of the relationship between blacks and the criminal justice system in this country too often grind to a halt as people slink down into their silos and arm themselves with their best rhetorical weapons - racial bias on one side and statistics in...

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