This Week's Interview

Race and American Policing

Joe Domanick

The author and journalist describes how racism, violence, and corruption became entrenched in police departments across America. He picks five books describing a stark reality, and suggests a blueprint for change

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Book of the Day


Soul Made Flesh

by Carl Zimmer

“How does the brain produce the mind?”

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