On Balance by Robert Delaney
George Floyd verdict a milestone in US shift to a more just society, but Republicans are chipping away at it
- The police killings of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor set off a long-overdue tectonic shift
- But no one should think racial injustice in America is over. Nor is the discord that Republicans of the Trumpian variety worked hard to entrench
Robert Delaney is the Post’s North America bureau chief. He spent 11 years in China as a language student and correspondent for Dow Jones Newswires and Bloomberg, and continued covering the country as a correspondent and an academic after leaving. His debut novel, The Wounded Muse, draws on actual events that played out in Beijing while he lived there.