by Jim Thompson
Richard Pérez-Peña writes in The New York Times about the indictment of a white University of Cincinnati police officer who shot and killed Sam DuBose, an unarmed black man.
In The Nation, Ari Berman examines Florida’s botched voter purge leading up to the 2000 presidential election and the wave of voter disenfranchisement that followed.
Mitchell Brown writes at The Brennan Center about continued issues of donor transparency despite recent legal victories in the fight for campaign finance reform.
At Salon, Sophia Tesfaye reports on Rep. Louie Gohmert’s (R-Texas) asinine suggestion for a Survivor-style research study that would place heterosexual and same-sex couples on deserted islands “to prove that homosexual marriage is unnatural.”