Some recent pieces from the archives.

Rosa's articles and essays have appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, and dozens of other newspapers and magazines.

Featured Posts:

Stop Training the Police Like They’re Joining the Military

If policing is to change, the spotlight must turn toward police academies, where new recruits are first inculcated into the folkways of their profession.


Trump Wants to Crush Black Lives Matter with a Law That Fought Segregation

Past presidents used the Insurrection Act to protect civil rights — not to send troops to silence dissent.


Police Officers Need to Consider Going “hands off” During This Crisis

No one warned me, before I joined the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police Department Reserve Corps in 2016, that policing requires an enormous amount of physical intimacy.


For Working Class Americans, Disaster is Only a Misstep Away

Journalistic power couple Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn begin their latest book, “Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope,” with an epigraph from Dr. Seuss…


If Trump orders war crimes, the military will face an impossible choice

His orders will give them a choice: Disobey the law or the president.


The Next Twelve Months Will Decide the Future of the American Experiment

The American republic has lasted for more than two tumultuous centuries. But can it survive Donald Trump?