Unsurprised by Missouri: Scholars explain the roots of racial unrest on Mizzou campus

Unsurprised by Missouri: Scholars explain the roots of racial unrest on Mizzou campus

The Conversation On Monday afternoon, after days of protests against his failure to address urgent concerns over racism on campus, the University of Missouri’s President Tim Wolfe resigned. This may have alleviated the immediate tension in Columbia, Missouri, but the wider debate over race relations on campuses is now spreading across the country. On Wednesday,

Constitution-loving Rand Paul wants to kill the postal service — which is established in the Constitution

Constitution-loving Rand Paul wants to kill the postal service — which is established in the Constitution

Travis Gettys Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), like most libertarian-leaning conservatives, love to boast about their strict fidelity to the U.S. Constitution. But it’s never entirely clear that they have actually read the nation’s founding document. Paul vowed Thursday during a radio interview with a pro-slavery Iowa broadcaster that, if elected president, he would consider eliminating

Ben Carson stands by shady business associate and ‘best friend’ who pleaded guilty to healthcare fraud

Ben Carson stands by shady business associate and ‘best friend’ who pleaded guilty to healthcare fraud

Tom McCarthy, The Guardian Ben Carson is continuing to stand by his business associate and “best friend” Alfonso Costa following revelations that Costa pleaded guilty in federal court in 2007 to healthcare fraud. Costa, a former dentist from Pittsburgh, is a self-employed real estate speculator with properties in Pennsylvania, New York City, Florida and elsewhere.