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Feb 22, 2019

Finding What's ‘Oddly Satisfying' on the Internet
Videos of action figures melting on a waffle iron scratched an itch I didn't know I had.

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Feb 22, 2019

Britain in the Crazed Brexit Vortex
The land of milk and honey promised by the Vote Leave campaign in 2016 has turned into a nightmare.

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Feb 22, 2019

An Emergency for the G.O.P.
The Constitution or The Donald? Why is this such a hard choice for congressional Republicans?

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Feb 22, 2019

A Journalist Trolled by Her Own Government
The journalist Maria Ressa is facing both criminal charges and social media threats.

NYT > Opinion
Feb 22, 2019

The ‘Oddly Satisfying' Internet
Videos of action figures melting on a waffle iron scratched an itch I didn't know I had.

NYT > Opinion
Feb 22, 2019

Editorial Observer: Mr. Mayor, Where Did the Love Go?
Bill de Blasio considers hitting the 2020 campaign trail — and leaving New York City behind.

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Feb 22, 2019

When a Government Becomes a Facebook Troll
The journalist Maria Ressa is facing both criminal charges and social media threats.

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Feb 22, 2019

Why Nigeria's Elections Won't Change Anything
There is little difference between the country's ruling party and the opposition.

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Feb 22, 2019

Loose Ends: My Daily Routine: Jasper Newman, 8 Months Old
No matter how successful you are, you can always grow your network, so I try to meet one new baby a day. Granted, it's easier when you're in day care.

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Feb 22, 2019

letters: How to End the Catholic Church's Sex Abuse Crisis
Readers discuss ways of dealing with the crisis and accepting gay employees in Catholic schools.

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Feb 22, 2019

letter: The Courts and the Press
Stephen Gillers, a law professor, writes that the framers anticipated the time that we live in now.

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Feb 22, 2019

letters: Queens, Back in the Day
Growing up in an outer borough, when the outer boroughs were far from cool.

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Feb 22, 2019

Netflix Is the Most Intoxicating Portal to Planet Earth
Instead of trying to sell American ideas to a foreign audience, it's aiming to sell international ideas to a global audience.

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Feb 22, 2019

The Grave Threats of White Supremacy and Far-Right Extremism
Hate crimes are on the rise. Police and prosecutors need better tools to fight back.

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Feb 22, 2019

news analysis: Can Peer Pressure Defeat Trump?
In 2020, Democrats need millennials to turn out. Vote shaming apps can help.

NYT > Opinion
Feb 22, 2019

Utah Against Health Insurance
The state's politicians have rejected the will of the voters and taken coverage from 60,000 Utahns.

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Feb 22, 2019

Not the Fun Kind of Feminist
How Trump helped make Andrea Dworkin relevant again.

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Feb 22, 2019

Netflix Is Shrinking the World
Instead of trying to sell American ideas to a foreign audience, it's aiming to sell international ideas to a global audience.

NYT > Opinion
Feb 21, 2019

The Lawyers Who Did Not Break
The U.S. legal system is withstanding the Trump onslaught.

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Feb 21, 2019

How Australia's Image Went from Crocodile Dundee to $39 Hand Soap
The evolution of Antipodean hip.

NYT > Opinion
Feb 21, 2019

Sanders Has an Advantage, and It's Not About Economics
He has put forward a foreign policy vision that pits democratic peoples everywhere against illiberalism at home and abroad.

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Feb 21, 2019

Jumaane Williams for Public Advocate
Vote on Tuesday, Feb. 26.

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Feb 21, 2019

The Stench of Prejudice in Keith Tharpe's Death Sentence
A juror in Mr. Tharpe's case signed an affidavit stating that he was a "nigger," wondering "if black people even have souls."

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Feb 21, 2019

Democrats for Family Values
Elizabeth Warren has another very good proposal.

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Feb 21, 2019

letters: The America We Leave for Future Generations
Readers discuss an Op-Ed about miring our grandchildren in debt from ambitious social programs.

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Feb 21, 2019

letter: Trump vs. The Times: ‘Enemy of the People'
A reader recalls Ibsen's play in light of the president's slur against The New York Times.

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Feb 21, 2019

letters: May We All Be Weavers of Life's Fabric
Readers respond to a David Brooks column with their experiences of life and art.

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Feb 21, 2019

The Sanders Foreign Policy Advantage
He has put forward a comprehensive vision that pits democratic peoples everywhere against illiberalism at home and abroad.

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Feb 21, 2019

Carlos Ghosn Faces Japanese ‘Justice'
The fallen Nissan executive is ensnared in a legal system that has a 99 percent conviction rate. Can he get a fair hearing?

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Feb 21, 2019

The Mueller Report Is Coming. Here's What to Expect.
A concise report will probably act as a "road map" to investigation for the Democratic House — and to further criminal investigation by other prosecutors.

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Feb 21, 2019

I Was Sexually Abused by a Catholic Priest. The Church Must Listen to Victims.
The pope should drive abusers and their enablers from the ministry.

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Feb 21, 2019

Readers: Join a Conversation About Immigration
Our policymakers have been at an impasse. Can you do better?

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Feb 21, 2019

We Need Trump's Tax Returns
And Democrats now have the power to demand them.

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Feb 21, 2019

Don't Abolish Billionaires
Abolish bad policy instead.

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Feb 21, 2019

To Save the Catholic Church, Listen to Priests' Victims
The pope should always offer forgiveness. But he must drive abusers and their enablers from the ministry.

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Feb 21, 2019

The Argument: Is Trump the Real National Emergency?
And what Amazon abandoning New York means for the city — and the country.

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Feb 21, 2019

People Say Myanmar's Constitution Can't Be Changed. They're Wrong.
Aung San Suu Kyi has more power over the military than you think.

NYT > Opinion
Feb 20, 2019

Rapists Presented by Their Church as Men of God
Southern Baptist leaders ignored the wrongdoing. An all-male clergy is part of the problem.

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Feb 20, 2019

The Myth of the Border Wall
Where the American frontier once symbolized perennial rebirth, President Trump's signature project now looms like a national tombstone.

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Feb 20, 2019

Trump's Idea of a Middle East Nuclear Deal
Ignore conflicts of interest and legal safeguards.

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Feb 20, 2019

A Better Path to Universal Health Care
The United States should look to Germany, not Canada, for the best model.

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Feb 20, 2019

Miami Battles Rising Seas
In 2017, voters agreed to finance adaptation efforts through property taxes. Now the first phase of those projects is underway.

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Feb 20, 2019

Does New York Still Have a Future in Tech?
Amazon might have been the center of a new tech ecosystem in Queens. Here's what the city can do next.

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Feb 20, 2019

letters: Is the Green New Deal a Good Deal?
Readers respond to columns by Bret Stephens, David Brooks and Ross Douthat.

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Feb 20, 2019

letter: Mitch McConnell's Misuse of Power
A reader faults the Senate majority leader for his actions no matter the cost.

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Feb 20, 2019

letter: Paid Family Leave and Well-Being
A reader says it is necessary so that women can recover from the travails of childbirth.

NYT > Opinion
Feb 20, 2019

What America Can Learn From ‘Roma'
We've been excluded from basic labor protections for too long. This is our moment.

NYT > Opinion
Feb 20, 2019

Is the Future of ISIS Female?
Women are playing an increasingly important role in the insurgency — and security forces are not prepared.

NYT > Opinion
Feb 20, 2019

Has Republican Resistance to Trump Collapsed?
William Weld has offered a glimmer of hope to NeverTrumpers. But many Republicans once opposed to the president are jumping on his 2020 bandwagon.

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Feb 20, 2019

Bernie 2020, Pro and Con
The strengths and weaknesses of the frequently underrated politician from Vermont.

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Feb 20, 2019

The Stone: The Good-Enough Life
The Western desire for greatness can be an obstacle to our own potential.

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Feb 20, 2019

‘Roma' Sees Domestic Workers as Full Humans. U.S. Labor Laws Don't.
We've been excluded from basic labor protections for too long. This is our moment.

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Feb 20, 2019

Fixes: A Comeback for African National Parks
As wildlife authorities on the continent work with nonprofit organizations to secure ecologically valuable landscapes, populations of large mammals have grown.

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Feb 20, 2019

The Madness of King Donald
The new BBC production of "King Lear" is great fun — and an uncomfortable reflection of American politics these days.

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Feb 20, 2019

What Is Wrong With Afghanistan's Peace Process
A hasty American withdrawal will jeopardize hard-won gains such as constitutional rights, citizens' rights and democratic institutions.

NYT > Opinion
Feb 19, 2019

Election Fraud the G.O.P. Won't Stress About
North Carolina officials present evidence a Republican operative stole a House race.

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Feb 19, 2019

Is America Becoming a Four-Party State?
Fractures are growing among both Democrats and Republicans.

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Feb 19, 2019

Venezuela's Border Standoff
The military should stand down and allow in urgently needed food and medical supplies.

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Feb 19, 2019

The Catholic Church Is Breaking People's Hearts
It fires gay workers, vilifies gay priests and alienates parishioners who can't make any sense of this.

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Feb 19, 2019

Is NeverTrump Extinct?
William Weld has offered a glimmer of hope to disillusioned conservatives. But many Republicans once opposed to Trump are jumping on the president's 2020 bandwagon.

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Feb 19, 2019

letters: Trump and the ‘Emergency': An Update
Continuing reaction to President Trump's declaration of a national emergency so he can build a border wall.

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Feb 19, 2019

letters: As Catholic Church Leaders Convene to Face a Crisis
Readers see a way forward at the Vatican meeting this week.

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Feb 19, 2019

letter: Amazon and the Autocrats
Ruth Messinger, a former Manhattan borough president, says democracy has been ill served.

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Feb 19, 2019

letter: Immigration Detention Program
GEO Group, a government contractor, takes issue with an Op-Ed article.

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Feb 19, 2019

Are Trump and Putin Opening Pandora's Box?
Contention over the I.N.F. missile control treaty is complicated by suspicions on both sides that the other has broken its rules.

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Feb 19, 2019

On Paying for a Progressive Agenda
Getting fiscal about policy proposals

NYT > Opinion
Feb 19, 2019

Are America and Russia Going to Open Pandora's Box?
Contention over the I.N.F. missile control treaty is complicated by suspicions on both sides that the other has broken its rules.

NYT > Opinion
Feb 19, 2019

America and Russia Could Be About to Open Pandora's Box
Contention over the I.N.F. missile control treaty is complicated by suspicions on both sides that the other has broken its rules.

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Feb 19, 2019

Enough With the Hot Takes
The Jussie Smollett case is the latest reminder: Don't be too eager to make pronouncements.

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Feb 19, 2019

Russia Has a Case. As Does America. So Save the Nuclear Treaty.
Contention over the I.N.F. missile control treaty is complicated by suspicions on both sides that the other has broken its rules.

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Feb 19, 2019

And Now for Brexit's Second Act …
Are you enjoying the show?

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Feb 19, 2019

A Happy Marriage Between God and Budget Deficits
What keeps Saudi Arabia and Pakistan together.

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Feb 19, 2019

Russia Has a Case. So Does America. So Save the Nuclear Treaty.
Contention over the I.N.F. missile control treaty is complicated by suspicions on both sides that the other has broken its rules.

NYT > Opinion
Feb 19, 2019

Why Trump's Emergency Mess Means Danger for the Courts
The president's move has already been challenged in court. Win or lose, he is almost certainly forcing an alarming judicial precedent.

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Feb 18, 2019

A Nation of Weavers
The social renaissance is happening from the ground up.

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Feb 18, 2019

What's Really in Your Index Fund?
Investors love index funds, but they may not be as transparent as they seem.

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Feb 18, 2019

The Creeping Liberalism in American Islam
Far from spreading Shariah, as Islamophobes have suggested, America's Muslim clerics are focusing on a more familiar trend: youngsters blending into American life.

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Feb 18, 2019

Why Can't Trump Build Anything?
Infrastructure won't happen until the Democrats regain control.

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Feb 18, 2019

Betsy DeVos vs. Student Veterans
The Department of Education secretary has been uniquely brazen, and unpatriotic, in her deregulation campaign. It's time that she answered for her actions.

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Feb 18, 2019

Jussie Smollett and a Perfect Crime
An object lesson in what happens when people in positions of political and cultural authority indulge their biases by suspending disbelief.

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Feb 18, 2019

letters: Progressives and Day Care for All
Readers offer support, with a dissent.

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Feb 18, 2019

Europe to Mike Pence: No, Thank You
The Trump administration manages to turn Germans into Gaullists, ready to flirt with Russia and contemplate strategic independence.

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Feb 18, 2019

letter: Trump's Nuclear Reversal
The president of Physicians for Social Responsibility Los Angeles says the New Cold War has officially begun.

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Feb 18, 2019

letters: Rocking Myself to Sleep
Readers describe how the motion helps them drift off.

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Feb 18, 2019

A Nashville Miracle
The ballet ‘Attitude: Lucy Negro Redux' is a forceful claiming of female desire and sexual self-determination.

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Feb 18, 2019

Jazz on the Edge of Change
Before 1919, the music was considered more novelty than art. Then a military band changed everything.

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Feb 18, 2019

The Stone: Athens in Pieces: In Aristotle's Garden
It is unclear whether the Lyceum charged fees but, given its vast wealth, it probably didn't need to. Sounds a little like Harvard, doesn't it?

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Feb 18, 2019

Revolution 60: Is This the End of Cuba's Astonishing Artistic Freedom?
A controversial new decree threatens to derail a thriving cultural scene in Havana.

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Feb 18, 2019

Thank You, New York
The city did the rest of the country a favor. Corporate-relocation handouts are terrible economic policy.

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Feb 18, 2019

Revolution 60: Cuba Must Not Return to the Dark Years of Censorship
A controversial new decree imposing limits on artistic practice threatens to derail a thriving cultural scene in Havana.

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Feb 18, 2019

In Nashville, ‘Beauty Herself Is Black'
The ballet ‘Attitude: Lucy Negro Redux' is a forceful claiming of female desire and sexual self-determination.

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Feb 18, 2019

How Mitch McConnell Enables Trump
He's not an institutionalist. He's the man who surrendered the Senate to the president.

NYT > Opinion
Feb 17, 2019

What's the Plan for Brexit? There Is No Plan
It may be time to stop the doomsday clock and start over.

NYT > Opinion
Feb 17, 2019

New York Did Us All a Favor by Standing Up to Amazon
Yes, Amazon's departure will modestly hurt the city's economy. But it's also a victory against bad economic policy.

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Feb 17, 2019

Xi and a Trumpian Time Bomb
Trade negotiations could come down to the wire.

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Feb 17, 2019

Why Are We Still Dismissing Girls' Pain?
People continue to struggle with the idea that women are the authorities on their own bodies.

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Feb 17, 2019

letters: Do Women in Politics Face a Double Standard?
Readers discuss if and how gender bias and stereotypes play a role in politics, citing past presidential races.

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Feb 17, 2019

letter: Trump and Arms Control
Strobe Talbot, a former deputy secretary of state, takes issue with the president's withdrawal from a nuclear weapons treaty.

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Feb 17, 2019

letter: When Republicans Favored Taxes
A Williams College professor recalls the thinking of President Theodore Roosevelt.

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Feb 17, 2019

letter: In Praise of German Drivers
A reader who has lived in both Germany and the U.S. prefers the autobahns with no speed limits but with careful drivers over the riskier behavior of Americans at the wheel.

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