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Is Marianne Williamson a Fringe Candidate? Or a Likely One?

Marianne Williamson is a major-minor candidate for president, or a minor-major candidate for president. She believes…

Reparations Are Part of Marianne Williamson’s Plan to Heal America

As part of the self-help author Marianne Williamson’s campaign to heal America, she has proposed paying…

Dutch Railway Will Pay Millions to Holocaust Survivors

LONDON — At the height of World War II, the Dutch railway ran special trains to…

Read Ta-Nehesi Coates’s Testimony on Reparations: Full Transcript

Ta-Nehisi Coates, whose 2014 article “The Case for Reparations” in The Atlantic rekindled the debate over…

At Raucous Reparations Hearing, Ta-Nehisi Coates Takes Aim at Mitch McConnell

The House waded into the decades-old debate over reparations for African-Americans on Wednesday, convening its first…

What Reparations for Slavery Might Look Like in 2019

If you’re surprised that the issue of reparations for black Americans has taken so long to…

Japan to Compensate Forcibly Sterilized Patients, Decades After the Fact

TOKYO — More than 20 years after it repealed a eugenics law, Japan has agreed to…

U.N. Is Rebuked by Own Expert for Neglecting Kosovo Poisoning Victims

GENEVA — The United Nations drew a sharp reprimand from one of its human rights experts…

For 2020 Democrats, Once-Fringe Issues Emerge as Part of the Debate

[Sign up for our politics newsletter and join our conversation about the 2020 presidential race.] It…

2020 Democrats Embrace Race-Conscious Policies, Including Reparations

From the very first day of the 2020 presidential race, when Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts…