Dwayne David Paul is the director of the Collaborative Center for Justice, a Catholic social justice organization sponsored by six communities of women religious.

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Manchin should remember his working-class West Virginia constituents

Commentary: Democrats could use the gulf between the interests of Sen. Joe Manchin and his donors and those of working-class West Virginians to rein in his obstruction on the budget reconciliation bill.


So-called community policing perpetuates a throwaway culture

Commentary: The community policing model, recycled by politicians like Joe Biden for decades, promotes a dangerous vision of community that further marginalizes already vulnerable and overpoliced communities.


Prisons and law enforcement are not the solution to our social problems

Commentary: America's catastrophic responses to the coronavirus pandemic and to racial justice protests have made plain for many the effects of a 40-year project that began in the early 1980s.