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Why Democrats Are Losing Non-White Voters

Why Democrats Are Losing Non-White Voters

Liberals should be wary of assuming voters of color have no home in the Republican Party. In fact, on many significant topics – faith, family, law and order – the Republicans may even speak the language of voters of color better than Democrats.

Foreign Policy is Key to Democrats’ Outreach to Arab Americans

Foreign Policy is Key to Democrats’ Outreach to Arab Americans

A popular refrain in the Arab American community during the campaign was that at least Trump didn’t start any wars in the Middle East, unlike Obama. Voters I spoke with pointed to this as a reason for not supporting Democratic candidates both during the primaries and general election.

The ISIS War Crime Iraqi Turkmen Won’t Talk About

The ISIS War Crime Iraqi Turkmen Won’t Talk About

Media attention of the crimes of ISIS have focused on attacks against Iraq’s Yazidi minority group. But another minority group, the Turkmen, also suffered terrible violence, and only now, slowly, is the embattled community piecing together its own story.

Hollie McKay
Remembering a Palestine No Longer There

Remembering a Palestine No Longer There

For many of us, the “Palestine” we have grown attached to is simply not there waiting for us. Just as some Palestinian refugees still cling on to the heavy, rusty keys of homes they were expelled from in 1948, hoping to return some day and find life as they left it, we all adhere to an idea that is just as illusory today.

Tariq Kenney-Shawa
Despite the War, Yemenis Still Crave Dignity, Justice, and the Rule of Law

Despite the War, Yemenis Still Crave Dignity, Justice, and the Rule of Law

Sanaa’s Change Square buzzed with excitement and anticipation, faded posters of long-dead Yemeni political figures underlining the feeling among many that it was a moment of historical reckoning, a moment of such profundity that even the past and present were scrambled.

Adam Baron
A Lasting Memorial to Turkey’s Forgotten

A Lasting Memorial to Turkey’s Forgotten

After a quarter-century of protests against the disappearance of their family members, Turkey’s Saturday Mothers are weathering the COVID-19 pandemic by taking their vigils online.

Clare Busch
The Neuroscience of ‘Devoted Actors’ Within Extremist Groups

The Neuroscience of ‘Devoted Actors’ Within Extremist Groups

People join violent groups for a variety of reasons, and they differ in their levels of commitment. Brain scans offer new insights into a particular type of members, the backbone of these groups we call “devoted actors.”

Nafees Hamid