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.

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.

As the Ahmaud Arbery murder trial gets underway, remember this. He was lynched. That’s not overstating what happened

October 27, 2021 /

Three white men were clearly supremely confident of being afforded every protection by the state of Georgia’s legal apparatus.

How are we going to explain to Haitian kids what the US did to their parents? That democracy is a nice idea, applicable to some?

October 19, 2021 /

America’s insatiable paranoia over border security.

Why isn’t the full force of the US government being brought down on the Proud Boys? Democracy and freedom demand it

September 29, 2021 /

The FBI has the means, but not the will.

Haitians should not be sent to Guantanamo

September 23, 2021 /

Nobody should.

Let the Haitians in, all of them

September 20, 2021 /

The United States owes them that much.

Let’s be honest. The same barbarous migrant policies that characterized Trump’s tenure are operating at full speed in Biden’s

September 14, 2021 /

Border policies should start with safeguarding human life.