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Aug 15, 2018

Fixes: The Conflict of Interest That Is Killing Recycling
Some of the biggest recycling operations are owned by landfill companies whose profits improve when recycling doesn't work well.

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Aug 15, 2018

letters: Rising Tensions Between U.S. and Turkey
Readers criticize Turkey's president (who wrote an Op-Ed article for The Times) for his increasingly autocratic and theocratic rule.

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Aug 15, 2018

Worried About Turkey's Economic Problems? China's Could Be Worse
The fate of the world economy depends on how China negotiates a weakening currency and capital flight.

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Aug 15, 2018

Disability: Poetry Is a Way of Being in the World That Wasn't Made for Us
New work from 10 poets with disabilities.

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Aug 15, 2018

Why We Obsess Over the Next Trump Tape
The allure of an "Apprentice" tape is the longing for a world in which both Trump's racism and his unfitness for the presidency are beyond argument.

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Aug 15, 2018

Busking for Freedom on the Streets of New York
What got me through Venezuelan jail was the belief that I would play violin once again.

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Aug 15, 2018

The Stone: Revelation of a Liverpool Soccer Fan
Devotion to this team has taught me to see the value in crushing defeat.

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Aug 15, 2018

The Mysterious Landscapes of Heat-Scorched Britain
Prompted by the dry, hot summer, ancient ghosts have emerged from the earth. They're both unsettling and strangely soothing.

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Aug 14, 2018

What if Mother Nature Is on the Ballot in 2020?
Democrats could have a strong issue to run on if the extreme weather persists and President Trump continues to dismiss climate change.

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Aug 14, 2018

School Choice Is the Enemy of Justice
Charters make it possible to avoid the hard work of integration.

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Aug 14, 2018

Prosecutors Need a Watchdog
A bill on Gov. Andrew Cuomo's desk would address a serious problem in New York State. He ought to sign it.

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Aug 14, 2018

Op-Docs: Calving Season: Coming of Age on a Montana Cattle Ranch
A teenager helps her family save newborn calves during a snowy spring.

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Aug 14, 2018

The Return of Latin America's Military
The secretary of defense's trip to Latin America offers a rare opportunity to show U.S. support for strengthening the region's ability to fight crime and violence. Militarization is not the answer.

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Aug 14, 2018

letter: Good News in Dark Days
A reader is buoyed by Times articles "that gave me hope that perhaps America has not completely lost its collective mind."

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Aug 14, 2018

letters: Firings of the F.B.I. Agent and the Trump Aide
Readers criticize the dismissal of Peter Strzok for his anti-Trump texts and discuss Omarosa Manigault Newman's recording of her getting fired.

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Aug 14, 2018

letter: Trump's Snub of McCain
A reader says the president's refusal to mention the ailing senator's name while discussing a military bill named in his honor shows Mr. Trump's immaturity and vindictiveness.

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Aug 14, 2018

letter: Bankruptcy and the Elderly
A reader explains why today's senior citizens are particularly vulnerable.

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Aug 14, 2018

letter: The Joy of Fashion
A reader says she felt misled by killjoy feminists.

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Aug 14, 2018

letter: The Magician's Art
A reader says the magicians' convention is welcoming to amateurs as well as to pros.

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Aug 14, 2018

Calving Season
A teenager helps her ranching family save calves during a snowy spring.

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Aug 14, 2018

Here's How to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions Without Taxing Them
Congress should require the share of electricity from low-polluting technologies to increase steadily over time.

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Aug 14, 2018

The Revenge of the Lesser Trumps
They're imitators. They're operators. And they're turning their teacher's lessons against him.

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Aug 14, 2018

The Raging Dumpster Fire of the President vs. Omarosa
We are yet again reminded of how this president has hired people who reflect and reinforce his nastiness, neediness and narcissism.

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Aug 14, 2018

Was Another F.B.I. Agent Thrown Under the Bus for Trump?
Peter Strzok's humiliation is a message to public servants: Here's what will happen to you if you cross the president.

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Aug 14, 2018

Lula: There Is a Right-Wing Coup Underway in Brazil
But justice will prevail.

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Aug 14, 2018

Lula: Eu quero democracia, não impunidade
Há um golpe de direita em andamento no Brasil, mas a justiça prevalecerá

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Aug 14, 2018

Trump's Sabotage of Obamacare Is Illegal
A president doesn't have the right to dispense with laws he dislikes.

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Aug 14, 2018

Lula: I Want Democracy, Not Impunity
There is a right-wing coup underway in Brazil, but justice will prevail.

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Aug 14, 2018

The Stone: Our Deepest Condolences
We are a long way from the Stoicism of Seneca, but grief and how we deal with it is still a vital part of the human experience.

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Aug 13, 2018

What The Source Taught Me
The hip-hop magazine was edited by black editors, for black readers. And it turned me into a philosopher.

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Aug 13, 2018

Israel, This Is Not Who We Are
Orthodoxy should be respected, but we cannot allow the politics of a radical minority to alienate millions of Jews worldwide.

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Aug 13, 2018

The Myth of Watergate Bipartisanship
The Republicans stuck with their president, right up to the end.

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Aug 13, 2018

Op-Ed Columnist: Who's Afraid of Nancy Pelosi?
The G.O.P.'s boogeywoman was the greatest House speaker of modern times.

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Aug 13, 2018

Trump, Omarosa and ‘Only the Best People'
We are yet again reminded of how this president has hired people who reflect and reinforce his nastiness, neediness and narcissism.

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Aug 13, 2018

Welcome to the Resistance, Omarosa
She's a venal scammer, but she's right to tell all about Trump.

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Aug 13, 2018

Watering New York's Transit Deserts
Now that the city has capped ride-hailing services, it needs a real solution for commuters outside Manhattan.

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Aug 13, 2018

Documenting ‘Slavery by Another Name' in Texas
An African-American burial ground recently unearthed in Texas reveals details about an ugly chapter in the history of the American South.

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Aug 13, 2018

Erdogan, Trump and the ‘Plot' Against the Lira
Tariffs and tweets have worsened a dispute between the United States and Turkey.

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Aug 13, 2018

letters: On Trump: Aid, Discomfort and Treason?
Readers discuss an Op-Ed article decrying Democrats' "inflammatory rhetoric."

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Aug 13, 2018

letter: Ralph Nader, on Corporate Speech
The activist criticizes the A.C.L.U. for its support of corporate free speech.

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Aug 13, 2018

letter: The Manafort Trial's ‘Umpire'
A lawyer expresses unease with the judge's behavior.

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Aug 13, 2018

How Will ‘Collusion' Play in the Midterms?
Voters will have to make up their own minds about how the puzzle pieces fit together.

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Aug 13, 2018

Is Saudi Arabia Really So Angry at Canada Over a Tweet?
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is attempting to transform his country. The West shouldn't undermine him.

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Aug 13, 2018

The Stone: We Are Merging With Robots. That's a Good Thing.
The old boundaries of the human self are being blurred by technology. The risks are real, but the potential is astounding.

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Aug 12, 2018

America Has Stopped Being a Civilized Nation
In 1985, Billy Ray Irick committed a hideous crime in Tennessee. Last week, the state of Tennessee responded in kind.

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Aug 12, 2018

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: The Wrong Way to Do Paid Family Leave
Marco Rubio's bipartisan paid family leave bill is historic but forces parents to rob from their retirement to care for children.

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Aug 12, 2018

V.S. Naipaul, My Wonderful, Cruel Friend
My relationship with him was full of its joys and hurts. It was never going to be otherwise.

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Aug 12, 2018

letter: ‘The Buck Stops Somewhere Else'
A reader says President Trump takes credit only for good things, not bad ones.

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Aug 12, 2018

letters: In Learning Math, Calculating the Value of Practice and Passion
Readers respond to an Op-Ed essay urging parents to insist that their daughters practice math.

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Aug 12, 2018

letterS: When Ex-Felons Lose the Right to Vote
Readers discuss the societal costs involved, including a possible threat to public safety.

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Aug 12, 2018

Trump's Gutting Trade War
The president inflicts pain, all right.

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Aug 11, 2018

The Trouble With Trucking
Want to understand how workers so often get a raw deal, even during a growing economy? Ask long-haul truckers.

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Aug 11, 2018

The White Strategy
Trump's winning coalition and its weaknesses.

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Aug 11, 2018

The Impossible Choice My Father Had to Make
No parent wants to put his or her child's life at risk. But for families like mine, crossing the border was our only hope for a better future.

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Aug 11, 2018

Science Alone Won't Save the Earth. People Have to Do That.
We need to start talking about what kind of planet we want to live on.

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Aug 11, 2018

Jocks Rule, Nerds Drool
It's time to update our stereotypes.

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Aug 11, 2018

Brian Kemp, Enemy of Democracy
An expert on voter suppression, he will help keep Georgia red.

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Aug 11, 2018

What I Learned in Secretarial School
There are many paths to discipline and confidence. I typed my way there.

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Aug 11, 2018

The Stone: The Humanity We Can't Relinquish
Searching for a shared humanness in North Korea.

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Aug 11, 2018

Don't Let TripAdvisor Kill Adventure
If the best travel experiences happen when things don't go according to plan, why do we plan so much?

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Aug 11, 2018

The Stone: There Will Never Be an Age of Artificial Intimacy
Robots may be better than nothing, but they still won't be enough.

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Aug 11, 2018

Op-Ed Columnist: Partying Like It's 1998
Turkey has an old-fashioned currency and debt crisis

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Aug 10, 2018

Weekend Reads: Those Terrible Teenage Years
Thinking about the lives of young people today and what they need most.

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Aug 10, 2018

The Jewish State's Nation-State Bill Non-Scandal
How a law became something quite different in the media.

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Aug 10, 2018

What a Drone Attack Says About Venezuela's Future
A democratic transition for the Latin American country requires a firm engagement by the international community, the government and the opposition.

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Aug 10, 2018

Trump's Nemesis in the Age of Pinocchio
Glenn Kessler's database of presidential untruths will become a reference, a talisman.

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Aug 10, 2018

What's in a Name? A Political Taste Treat
Some weird things are on the menu this Tuesday.

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Aug 10, 2018

Erdogan: How Turkey Sees the Crisis With the U.S.
Unilateral actions against Turkey by the United States will undermine American interests and force Turkey to look for other friends and allies.

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Aug 10, 2018

Turkey's Downward Spiral
As Presidents Trump and Erdogan feud, the alliance between the United States and Turkey grows ever more frayed.

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Aug 10, 2018

The Administration Gets Tough on Russia — Despite Trump
The president holds chummy meetings with Vladimir Putin, while his administration imposes new sanctions.

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Aug 10, 2018

Loose Ends: Larry David: What Really Happened at Trump Tower
A transcript of "that" meeting with the Russians surfaces — and a controversy is settled.

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Aug 10, 2018

letter: Treating Chronic Pain
The American Academy of Pain Medicine emphasizes evidence-based care.

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Aug 10, 2018

How Argentina Has Made Halting Progress on Abortion Rights
We could marvel at the political resilience of the country's conservatives, but I prefer to admire how close feminists came to achieving success.

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Aug 10, 2018

letter: Helping Puerto Rico Recover
An advocate argues for transparency in hurricane aid relief.

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Aug 10, 2018

Op-Art: Monuments for a New Era
What should replace statues celebrating the Confederacy? Six artists imagine a way forward.

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Aug 10, 2018

Too Many Politicians Misuse and Abuse Crime Data
When sloppily cherry-picking isolated numbers, they disrespect our intelligence and our democracy.

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Aug 10, 2018

letter: Late-Night Comedy: Laughs Tinged With Guilt
A reader worries that the comics are "driving the polarization that's tearing the country apart."

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Aug 10, 2018

Op-Ed Columnist: Supply Chains and Trade War (Very Wonkish)
Trump trade policy is bad, corrupt, and based on ignorance. But don't get carried away when estimating its cost.

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Aug 10, 2018

I Don't Understand Why People in This Country Hate Us So Much
Some people think all undocumented immigrants are criminals. My father just wants to lead a good life with his family.

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Aug 10, 2018

The First Palestinian in Jerusalem's City Hall?
Ramadan Dabash doesn't care if you call him a collaborator.

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Aug 10, 2018

letters: The Growing Popularity of Socialism
With many people feeling that capitalism is failing them, we are seeing what Michael Tomasky terms a socialism "boomlet." Is that a good thing?

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Aug 10, 2018

Why America Needs Medicare for All
It's the only way to achieve universal, affordable and high-quality health insurance.

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Aug 10, 2018

Red, and Ready to Flip
Yes, a majority of Americans find Trump repulsive. But more important, his policies are not popular.

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Aug 10, 2018

Go Ahead, Speak for Yourself
Not every opinion needs to be underwritten by your race or gender or other social identity.

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Aug 10, 2018

Is India Creating Its Own Rohingya?
Echoes of the majoritarian rhetoric preceding the ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya can be heard in India as four million, mostly Bengali-origin Muslims, have been effectively turned stateless.

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Aug 10, 2018

Why Won't the Labour Party's Anti-Semitism Scandal Go Away?
Because Jeremy Corbyn and his detractors are arguing about different things entirely.

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Aug 09, 2018

Susan Rice: President Trump, the Autocrats' Best Friend
The Trump administration is tolerating abuses by Saudi Arabia instead of defending its democratic ally, Canada.

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Aug 09, 2018

The Pragmatic Left Is Winning
For once, Democrats are not in disarray.

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Aug 09, 2018

Are Germany's Garden Gnomes Endangered?
Gentrification threatens the country's tradition of urban gardening.

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Aug 09, 2018

If We Silence Hate Speech, Will We Silence Resistance?
"Hate" is a dangerously elastic label. And it has long been used to demonize unpopular expression, particularly among people of color.

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Aug 09, 2018

Has Anything Changed in Post-#MeToo Hollywood?
The silence surrounding Leslie Moonves shows that even now, entertainment executives aren't ready to give up their perks without a fight.

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Aug 09, 2018

letter: And the Tainted Oscar Goes to . . .
A reader suggests that the award will be diminished.

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Aug 09, 2018

How to Quantify a Nurse's ‘Gut Feelings'
I had a nagging sense that something was wrong, but I couldn't articulate it.

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Aug 09, 2018

If My Father Steps Outside This Church, He Could Be Deported
Some people think all undocumented immigrants are criminals. But he just wants to lead a good life with his family.

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Aug 09, 2018

letter: Speech and Alex Jones
The Anti-Defamation League defends his removal from social media.

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Aug 09, 2018

letter: Trump and Mueller: Who Gets to Decide the Terms?
A reader wonders how it is that the president can dictate the questions asked in an interview with the special counsel.

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Aug 09, 2018

The Toll of America's Obesity
Beyond the human suffering, diet-related diseases impose massive economic costs.

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Aug 09, 2018

The Big, Dangerous Bubble in Corporate Debt
Super-low interest rates have fueled a wave of risky, overpriced lending. The end of that party will not be pretty.

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Aug 09, 2018

letters: Could Media Bashing Lead to Violence?
Readers discuss President Trump's attacks on the press as an "enemy of the people" and a threatening phone call to a Times columnist.

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Aug 09, 2018

Think the Constitution Will Save Us? Think Again
The subversion of democracy was the explicit intent of the framers.

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