Richard Sudan

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.

How can the UK take pride in fighting Nazis in World War II while arming neo-Nazis in Ukraine? It just doesn’t square

March 22, 2022 /

An explosive new development unearthed by Declassified UK.

In times of war, we’re all in this together – unless you’re Black

March 1, 2022 /

At their border, Ukraine and Poland look away from anti-Black racism.

America’s ‘war on terror’ can’t see white supremacist terror

February 8, 2022 /

Decent people must demand government action against it.

Kobe Bryant and the fetish for Black suffering in America

January 26, 2022 /

Sheriff’s deputies are alleged to have circulated among themselves and others images of the remains of Kobe Bryant and his daughter.

Who investigates the investigators?

January 19, 2022 /

Did an FBI informant help stop a conspiracy to kidnap Gretchen Whitmer? Or did he help it along?

The United States government was caught spying on American journalists. Does anyone care?

January 4, 2022 /

Increasing evidence of the apparatus of the state being levied against reporters should surely lead to outcry from sensible people.

When will President Joe Biden stop pissing on migrants?

December 22, 2021 /

But the responsibility doesn’t just rest on the shoulders of the government. Americans need to demand it.

Why didn’t the system ever hold Jeffrey Epstein to account? Because he was the system

December 10, 2021 /

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.

The system that allowed Malcolm X’s killers to walk keeps giving white supremacy a free pass

November 26, 2021 /

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.  

Whiteness is working hard to vindicate Kyle Rittenhouse

November 10, 2021 /

Please don’t pity him.