On Jan. 24, the Supreme Court of the United States declared admissible a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of lethal injection as a method for carrying out the death penalty. This country is the only Western democracy that still has capital punishment. It is true that currently, 17 U.S. states have abolished [Read more]
The presidential campaign in the U.S. is inevitably doomed to turn into a discussion about recognizing or not recognizing same-sex marriages as a constitutional norm.
The first shot was fired by Hillary Clinton, who urged the Supreme Court to recognize these marriages as a constitutional norm for all states. Such a [Read more]
The many forms of protest that arose day after day after police officers killed black citizens remind us, rather than reveal, that in the United States you have a right to be racist. The civil rights from the '60s? They have been reduced to an accident of history.
Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, a sociologist who specializes [Read more]
One can at once establish two contradictory facts: Americans believe in their judiciary, but at the same time lack confidence in its ability to make decisions when it comes to the deeply-rooted problem of racial discrimination.
A federal court allowed four states to prohibit same-sex unions in the U.S. It could force the U.S. Supreme Court to finally take up the issue.
It's easier to get Ebola in Texas than it is to vote.