In Seattle, people are protesting monuments to the Confederacy — and communism

Seattle’s Democratic mayor has joined others, including many Republicans, in calling for removal of the city’s statue of Vladimir Lenin. (AP Photo/Gary Stewart) There is a 7-ton statue of Vladimir Lenin in Seattle. It’s 16-feet tall, made of bronze and has resided in the city’s eclectic and very free-spirited Fremont neighborhood since … Continue reading

Betsy Devos’s comments on Charlottesville are a good starting point. Now it’s time for action.

Hundreds march with lit candles across the University of Virginia campus on Wednesday, Aug. 16 in the wake of violence in Charlottesville as white supremacists rallied days earlier in the city. (Salwan Georges/The Washington Post) Michelle Asha Cooper is president of the Institute for Higher Education Policy, a nonprofit organization … Continue reading