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Rage of Icons: Words Fail, Flags and Statues Fall in Wake of George Floyd’s Death

In the wake of George Floyd’s death, protestors find that where words fail, free expression comes as statues of Confederate leaders fall, and their old battle flag comes down. Images and icons have become the medium of rage, and public debate. Can Conservatives connect with a generation nursed on pictures, not words? Bill Whittle’s “Two […]

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Black Lives Matter Support Leaps in U.S. Public Opinion in Wake of George Floyd Death

Recent polls show U.S. public opinion in support of Black Lives Matter surging in the wake of the death of George Floyd, and the nationwide protests it sparked. Pollsters say such leaps are rare, but that American opinion generally moves toward equal treatment. Does the average American distinguish between the cause of racial justice embodied […]

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Defund the Police: What’s a Better Way to Do Public Safety and Racial Justice?

A veto-proof super-majority of Minneapolis city council members say they support a move to defund the police — in the wake of the death of George Floyd — and to find a new way to do public safety with racial justice? Could this radical idea actually help reinvent an age-old approach to law enforcement that, […]