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Ian Haney Lopez

Ferguson, Missouri: Opening Up Old Wounds

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 10.25.2014 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

What is needed is exactly what the Kerner Commission recommended to the country 46 years ago: a comprehensive shift in the priorities of our social spending away from the military-industrial-prison complex and toward widespread development of impoverished parts of America.

Watch: The Dog Whistle Politics of Race, Part II

Bill Moyers | Posted 05.10.2014 | Politics
Bill Moyers

Politicians manipulate deep prejudice to rouse hostility against minorities and the government, according to Haney López, and summon support for policies that make economic inequality even worse.

Watch: Ian Haney López on the Dog Whistle Politics of Race

Bill Moyers | Posted 05.04.2014 | Politics
Bill Moyers

What do Cadillac-driving "welfare queens," a "food stamp president" and the "lazy, dependent and entitled" 47 percent tell us about post-racial America?