Two election observers from the Progressive International, Matt Kierkegaard and David Adler, report on Honduras and Chile, which have been choosing new presidents. And Sarah Lustbader, a public defender in NYC, explores why trials (like Kyle Rittenhouse’s) can’t bear the political weight we expect of them.   Photo credit: Nick Youngson on Wikimedia

Two perspectives on the role of schools in last week’s elections. Lisa Graves, long-time student of right wing money and influence networks, talks about their role in fomenting rage against critical race theory. And Natalia Mehlman Petrzela, a historian who’s studied fights around schools, looks at what’s behind parental anger. photo: Element5 Digital via Unsplash