April 16, 2007 -
Anyone who's followed the reaction to the Duke lacrosse rape case in the blogosphere knows that it's occasionally brought out the worst in human nature: racism, misogyny, classism, and a general viciousness, all aided and abetted by people's ability to speak their piece without revealing their identity.
April 13, 2007 -
Yesterday we asked whether Durham District Attorney Mike Nifong exploited a mentally unstable unstable woman for political gain in the Duke lacrosse rape case, citing the accuser's history of psychological issues.
March 23, 2007 -
We wrote two weeks ago about one of the more startling examples of cronyism to emerge from the U.S. attorney scandal now engulfing Washington: the brazen move to replace Arkansas' Eastern District attorney Bud Cummins with Karl Rove's chosen replacement, J. Timothy Griffin.
March 9, 2007 -
Over the last few months, we've left hints here and there about the exciting plans we have in store for Facing South and the Institute's media program.
February 15, 2007 -
Remember FDR's rural electrification? It transformed the South, or at least the Appalachian Tennessee Valley for every future generation.
February 12, 2007 -
"We're ready to make nice!" Natalie Maines announced as the Dixie Chick raked in five awards at the Grammy's last night, including album of the year.
January 8, 2007 -
Anger is building among New Orleans' residents over the recent surge of violent crime in the city, where nine people have been killed already this year.