from The Great Debate:

A truth and reconciliation commission for the United States

By Ronald C. Slye
August 10, 2015

Combination picture shows local residents and volunteers holding hands during a community event in Ferguson

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August 08, 2015 Combination picture of local residents and church volunteers holding hands while praying during a community event hosted by the Convoy of Hope in Ferguson, Missouri, July 25, 2015. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

from David Rohde:

U.S. steps up efforts to meet Obama goal to close Guantanamo prison

By Reuters Staff
August 7, 2015

WASHINGTON | BY MATT SPETALNICK AND DAVID ROHDE

 

The exterior of Camp Delta is seen at the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay, March 6, 2013.  REUTERS/Bob Strong

The exterior of Camp Delta is seen at the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay, March 6, 2013. REUTERS/Bob Strong

from The Great Debate:

America’s mass incarceration system: Freedom’s next frontier

By James Braxton Peterson
July 24, 2015

Obama speaks at the NAACP's annual convention in Philadelphia

President Barack Obama at the NAACP's convention in Philadelphia, July 14, 2015. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

from The Great Debate:

Netanyahu steered U.S. toward war with Iran – the result is a deal he hates

By Shibley Telhami
July 21, 2015

Israel's Prime Minister Netanyahu points to red line he drew on graphic of bomb used to represent Iran's nuclear program, in New York

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu points to a red line he drew on the graphic of a bomb used to represent Iran's nuclear program as he addresses the 67th United Nations General Assembly at the U.N. Headquarters in New York, September 27, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

from The Great Debate:

Focusing on 2016, GOP governors overlook their own states

By Bill Schneider
July 7, 2015

Wisconsin Governor and potential Republican 2016 U.S. presidential candidate Scott Walker greets supporters at a rally for Congressman Rod Blum (R-IA) in Cedar Rapids

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker at a rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, April 24, 2015. REUTERS/Jim Young

from Tales from the Trail:

One thing Jeb Bush and Barack Obama have in common

July 2, 2015

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REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

Republican presidential aspirant Jeb Bush and President Barack Obama don't want peas in their guacamole.

from The Great Debate:

Justice Scalia is the Supreme Court’s real loser in Obamacare ruling

By William Yeomans
June 26, 2015

Justice Scalia testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia testifies before a House Judiciary Sucommittee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, May 20, 2010. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

from The Great Debate:

Obama looks abroad to secure his legacy

June 25, 2015

U.S. President Barack Obama meets with the leaders of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) countries in Beijing

U.S. President Barack Obama (2nd R) meets with the leaders of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) countries in Beijing November 10, 2014. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

from The Great Debate:

Death in Charleston: Trapped by the tragic, unheeded lessons of the nation’s racial past

By Peniel E. Joseph
June 19, 2015

A capacity crowd fills the pews during a prayer service for Wednesday's shooting victims held at the Morris Brown AME Church in Charleston

A capacity crowd fills the pews during a prayer service for Wednesday's shooting victims held at the Morris Brown AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, June 18, 2015. REUTERS/Randall Hill

from The Great Debate:

Why a younger Hillary Clinton may never have had a chance

By Chloe Angyal
June 18, 2015

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a campaign event in Des Moines

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a campaign event in Des Moines, Iowa, United States, June 14, 2015. REUTERS/Jim Young