Civil rights organizations and their progressive allies, who all but suggest that blacks cannot achieve unless they are given special privileges, grossly insult and demean black people.

Conservative broadcaster Glenn Beck says that Americans should “open our hearts” to the plight of the thousands of children who have streamed across our southern border. “Through no fault of their own, they are caught in a political crossfire,” he declared.

One of the things that make the history of clashes over race or ethnicity such a history of tragedies around the world is that many people see the ultimate stakes as their worth as human beings. On that, there is no room for compromise, but only polarization. That is why playing "the race card" is such an irresponsible and dangerous political game.

On July 17, the Australian Senate followed the lead already taken by the nation’s House and approved a measure repealing an onerous carbon tax on large companies that had been imposed three years ago.

Professor James MacGregor Burns entered into eternity on July 15, 2014. He was widely known for his desire to reconstruct the Constitution.