With the introduction of the Wisconsin state house bill to severely curtail the bargaining and other rights of public sector workers in the state, the long stealth attack on labor and the rights of working people in the US came to a head. The mobilization of tens of thousands of Wisconsin citizens in frequently-bitter weather to protest the bill, contest state supreme court and recall elections showed the rest of the country "what democracy looks like."
Systematic undercounting of sexual assaults in the US disguises a hidden rape crisis. Research found between 1995 and 2012, police departments across the country drastically underreported sexual assaults.
A July 25 editorial by The New York Times shows how a reasonable and ostensibly balanced text can mask deeply biased pro-Israel sentiments.