It took public pressure to convict Jason Van Dyke. It will take more pressure to reform the police.
From the Editors
The Century's take on the issues of the day
Ford inspired survivors to tell their own stories of sexual violence. It’s up to the rest of us to respond.
So far this Congress has hardly bothered to exercise it.
If the judge is a person of strong moral character, he should demonstrate that.
The soaring stock market has increased U.S. wealth—and inequality.
It is the church's work.
At the World Cup, Pussy Riot opened a window on authoritarianism.
Global cooperation is important.
The decision says that Korematsu v. United States was wrong. Does it matter?
The Trump administration's treatment of vulnerable migrants—particularly children—is neither fair nor humane.
White evangelical political loyalties and their lessons for the rest of us
The league—and many fans—treat them as cogs without agency.
Making work a prerequisite for benefits is costly, inefficient, and ineffective.
There's one clear way the world can help the Syrian people. The Trump administration is doing the opposite.
State governments have been cutting funding for schools. Many teachers have had enough.