Richard Sudan covers human rights and American foreign affairs for the Editorial Board. Based in London, his reporting has appeared in The Guardian, Independent and others. Find him @richardsudan.
But the responsibility doesn’t just rest on the shoulders of the government. Americans need to demand it.
The ongoing trial of Epstein’s partner Ghislaine Maxwell reminds us it’s impossible to remove the politics of race and class from the equation.
In the decades since the assassination of Malcolm X, it might be comfortable to imagine we have traveled some way down the road of racial justice. But it’s a long road and not an easy one.
Please don’t pity him.
Three white men were clearly supremely confident of being afforded every protection by the state of Georgia’s legal apparatus.
America’s insatiable paranoia over border security.
The FBI has the means, but not the will.
The United States owes them that much.
Border policies should start with safeguarding human life.