In an offhand remark, the embattled comedian implied a correlation between Down syndrome and emotional apathy—and, in the process, he reinforced an old and hateful stereotype.
The groups' opposition hinges on Kavanaugh's general distrust of social programs critical to disabled Americans.
A conversation with Rebecca Cokley and Rebecca Vallas.
A conversation with Siva Vaidhyanathan about why social media platforms aren't doing a better job at removing bigotry and misinformation.
Can science fiction help American viewers to empathize with occupied peoples?
FEMA and the Red Cross talk a good game, but the disability community is skeptical.
School officials shouldn't joke about calling the cops on vulnerable children. They should also stop treating non-compliance as criminal.
As in other recent red-state teachers' strikes, the Arizona teachers were agitating not just for raises but for a wholesale improvement of the state's system of education.
Instead of decriminalizing our schools, too many teachers and school police continue to escalate.
A chat with Democratic Representative Betty McCollum of Minnesota.
Numerous authors and librarians allege a pattern of sexually humiliating comments.
Retail lobbyists are pushing through a law that will limit equal access for disabled Americans in commercial spaces.
Commercial images of cute white babies with Down syndrome aren't revolutionary anymore.
Right-wing activists hope that photos of kids with Down syndrome will keep Ireland from legalizing abortion.
The Super Bowl is in Minneapolis this year. But is the sporting spectacle actually any good for the city? And is the game any good for the country?
Research has identified embedded racism in IQ tests. Now, prosecutors in at least eight states are using that research—to legalize more executions.
In her new film Unrest, Jennifer Brea offers a groundbreaking look at the power of community where medicine falls short.
To fight for disability rights in 2018, one must fight for immigration rights.
Right before Christmas, the Department of Justice rescinded key protections for disabled workers.
The Arcade Fire star is using the tour to re-invigorate local politics, one town at a time.