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May 23, 2018

Philip Roth's ‘Toxic Masculinity'
Yes, he explored ugly territory. But few have done so with such wit, fearlessness and emotional acuity.

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May 23, 2018

Letter: Philip Roth's Genius, and His Humanity
A reader writes of her admiration for the man and his work.

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May 23, 2018

Editorial: Is Congress Getting Nostalgic for Bank Failure?
The partial rollback of Dodd-Frank is the latest example of lawmakers deregulating, while ignoring the past.

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May 23, 2018

Editorial Observer: Is Congress Getting Nostalgic for Bank Failure?
The partial rollback of Dodd-Frank is the latest example of lawmakers deregulating, while ignoring the past.

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May 23, 2018

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: The Not-So-Subtle Racism of Trump-Era ‘Welfare Reform'
By redefining welfare to include more federal assistance programs, Trump finds new ways to punish black people.

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May 23, 2018

Op-Ed Columnist: The Liberation in Roth's American Berserk
An English Jew's debt to the author and his exuberant, stubborn Jews.

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May 23, 2018

On Campus: Finding Myself in Research
A graduate student discovers the importance of humanizing data.

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May 23, 2018

Letters: What's Behind the Declining Fertility Rate?
Readers discuss reasons for the trend, and how it may be reversed.

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May 23, 2018

Letter: The Threat of Nuclear War
A reader writes that denuclearization is at the center of the talks between the Koreas and the United States.

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May 23, 2018

Letter: Refugees, Out in the Cold
A reader writes that we should stop flattering ourselves about American exceptionalism.

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May 23, 2018

Letter: Defending A.P.'s Mideast Coverage
A former Jerusalem bureau chief for The A.P. objects to an Op-Ed essay claiming that it buried negative stories about Hamas.

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May 23, 2018

The Rising Racial Liberalism of Democratic Voters
Evidence from recent primaries, survey data and national elections suggests that the old way of doing things won't work anymore.

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May 23, 2018

Can Stacey Abrams Change the Way Democrats Win in the South?
An African-American progressive woman is assembling a new coalition to claim the Georgia governor's office.

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May 23, 2018

College Does Help the Poor
But we can't expect higher education to eliminate inequality all by itself.

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May 23, 2018

Sign Language Isn't Just for Babies
When we see it as a fad, separate from the actual deaf people who use it to communicate, we lose sight of the stakes of language.

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May 23, 2018

Op-Ed Columnist: In Georgia, Democrats Go With a Voter-Turnout Strategy
Also: Small towns, shrinking and fighting back.

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May 23, 2018

A Weak Apology After Afghan Airstrike Killed 30 Children
Kabul needs to offer accountability after the military killed 36 children and adult civilians in a village in northeastern Afghanistan.

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May 23, 2018

The Pope Opens His Eyes to Abuse
At long last, the pontiff is acknowledging the harm his bishops have caused. But there is much more work for him to do on behalf of victims.

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May 23, 2018

Op-Ed Columnist: The Democrats' Midterm Dilemma
How the politics of normalcy are boosting Republicans.

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May 23, 2018

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Will Foreign Activists Sway Ireland's Abortion Vote?
Social media advertising makes it hard to know who is influencing the island's voters.

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May 23, 2018

Will Foreign Activists Sway Ireland's Abortion Vote?
Social media advertising makes it hard to know who is influencing the island's voters.

NYT > Opinion
May 22, 2018

We Are the Original Southerners
American Indians lived through slavery, the Civil War and white supremacy, just like black and white Americans.

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May 22, 2018

Ebola, Amnesia and Donald Trump
Just four years ago, an epidemic taught the need for speed and global cooperation. The Trump administration is ignoring that lesson.

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May 22, 2018

Predatory Colleges, Freed to Fleece Students
Nearly every student who's complained about fraud has been from a for-profit college, but the government wants to do nothing about it.

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May 22, 2018

Op-Ed Columnist: Hamas, Netanyahu and Mother Nature
Gazans and Israel could have made peace before. Now, demographic and ecosystem issues add urgency.

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May 22, 2018

Op-Ed Columnist: Robert Mueller, You're Starting to Scare Me
Collusion, collusion, collusion. Does Donald Trump's fate hang on only that?

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May 22, 2018

Op-Docs: Addiction Keeps Pulling Him Back
John Bixby was first prescribed opioids when he was 16. Thirteen years later, he's still struggling to quit.

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May 22, 2018

Op-Docs: How Addiction Keeps Pulling Him Back
John Bixby was first prescribed opioids when he was 16. Thirteen years later, he's still struggling to quit.

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May 22, 2018

The Pull
John Bixby was first prescribed opioids when he was 16. Thirteen years later, he's still struggling to quit.

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May 22, 2018

Letters: The Royal Wedding: An Uplifting Spectacle
Readers were moved by the message of inclusion amid royal traditions.

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May 22, 2018

What Islamophobic Politicians Can Learn From Mormons
Republican officials from Utah understand the importance of protecting Muslims' rights.

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May 22, 2018

A County Where the Sewer Is Your Lawn
Many places in rural Alabama don't have working sewer systems.

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May 22, 2018

Letters: Trump's Moves to Fight Back Against Investigators
Readers discuss Rod Rosenstein's "Hobson's choice" and accuse the president of acting for his personal benefit, not the public's.

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May 22, 2018

Letters: He's on Death Row. But Is He Innocent?
Readers discuss a Nicholas Kristof column about a black man who he believes may have been framed for murder.

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May 22, 2018

Letter: A Rights Lawyer, on the Irish Abortion Referendum
A rights lawyer says voting yes in the referendum is a humane position.

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May 22, 2018

Why a Trade War With China Isn't "Easy to Win" (Slightly Wonkish)
Mercantilism for the era of global value chains

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May 22, 2018

Op-Ed Columnist: Why a Trade War With China Isn't "Easy to Win" (Slightly Wonkish)
Mercantilism for the era of global value chains

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May 22, 2018

Op-Ed Columnist: Why a Trade War With China Isn't ‘Easy to Win' (Slightly Wonkish)
Mercantilism for the era of global value chains

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May 22, 2018

As Population Growth Slows, Populism Surges
Rural areas are losing residents, and they are turning to politicians who promise to restore the stature of "common people."

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May 22, 2018

Op-Ed Columnist: The Supreme Court v. Your Paycheck
We're talking about real money.

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May 22, 2018

Fixes: An Honors College That Honors Grit
In Newark, N.J., a branch of the Rutgers University system uses its honors college to seek out students who have survived the hard knocks of life.

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May 22, 2018

How ISIS Has Changed Terrorism in Indonesia
Local Islamist extremists still go after Christians and the police. But now women and children are participating in the suicide attacks.

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May 22, 2018

In India, Journalists Face Slut-Shaming and Rape Threats
Criticizing Hindu nationalists made me the target of a social-media mob attack.

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May 22, 2018

The Chutzpah of These Men
Mario Batali. Charlie Rose. Welcome to the "not so fast" phase of the #MeToo movement.

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May 22, 2018

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: The Men Who Terrorize Rio
Ruthless mafia-like militias have taken over much of the Brazilian city, killing whomever they want, from City Council members to bird thieves.

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May 22, 2018

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Germany's New Face in Foreign Affairs
Heiko Maas, the new foreign minister, is a diplomacy novice. That hasn't stopped him from revolutionizing his country's foreign policy.

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May 22, 2018

Germany's New Face in Foreign Affairs
Heiko Maas, the new foreign minister, is a diplomacy novice. That hasn't stopped him from revolutionizing his country's foreign policy.

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May 21, 2018

Op-Ed Columnist: What Moral Heroes Are Made Of
What traits do those dedicated to improving society share?

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May 21, 2018

Editorial Observer: Pompeo's Iran Plan: Tell Them to Give Up
The new secretary of state is engaging in wishful thinking after President Trump renounced the nuclear deal.

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May 21, 2018

Op-Ed Columnist: Stop Giving Trump the Benefit of the Doubt
The Korean summit meeting is a mess. Just like everything else.

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May 21, 2018

Trump v. the Department of Justice
President Trump and his enablers in Congress and the right-wing media are engaged in a dangerous campaign to undermine the foundations of American justice.

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May 21, 2018

Op-Ed Columnist: What's the Matter With Europe?
A discredited elite and dark forces rising. Sound familiar?

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May 21, 2018

Op-Ed Columnist: Victory for Maduro, Chaos for Venezuelans
Venezuela's president may have won a second term, but his people are still struggling.

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May 21, 2018

Neal Katyal: Can't Indict a President? That Could Hurt Trump
Rudolph Giuliani's assertion would mean the president must testify.

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May 21, 2018

Letters: Another Mass Shooting: What We Can Do
Readers urge changes in how the media covers mass shootings and discuss gun control and mental health.

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May 21, 2018

Venezuela's Sham Election
Sunday's vote giving Nicolás Maduro another term was flawed by low turnout and rampant corruption. Venezuela's Latin neighbors must unite to isolate and force him from office.

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May 21, 2018

Opinion: Supreme Court Deals a Blow to Workers
Employees who are underpaid, harassed or discriminated against have been left to press their cases alone in arbitration.

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May 21, 2018

How I Voted in Venezuela's (Non) Election
I wasn't sure, so I went looking for a true believer, of any kind, at the polling stations.

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May 21, 2018

How to Vote in Venezuela's (Non) Election
I wasn't sure, so I went looking for a true believer, of any kind, at the polling stations.

NYT > Opinion
May 21, 2018

You Can't Legislate Free Inquiry on Campus
Conservatives are pushing reforms that only exacerbate the problem with college culture they are trying to solve.

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May 21, 2018

On Campus: Why Being a Foster Child Made Me a Conservative
My experiences forced me to reflect on what environments are best for children. Certainly not the ones I came from.

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May 21, 2018

Letter: Treating Breast Cancer
A reader discusses her decision-making process.

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May 21, 2018

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: China Has a Vast Influence Machine, and You Don't Even Know It
For decades, China has tapped Chinese people overseas to spread its influence and harvest intelligence on its behalf.

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May 21, 2018

Op-Ed Columnist: Trump's Attacks on the Rule of Law Reach a New Level
Also: One crime, one man, six trials.

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May 21, 2018

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Things Have Changed Since Sandy Hook
America has made progress on gun control — but much of it has been pushed from the grassroots, not our political leaders.

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May 21, 2018

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Monarchs in My Garden, at Last
Planting specifically to attract pollinators — bees, skippers and butterflies — has finally paid off.

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May 21, 2018

The Stone: What's So Good About Original Sin?
Perhaps it's time for a new Puritanism. With fewer witch trials this time around, it could make the world a better place.

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May 20, 2018

Mourning Our Daughter, While Ireland Votes
Allowing Irish women to end pregnancies doesn't require insisting on the inhumanity of those who haven't been born yet.

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May 20, 2018

The Right Way to Fix the Prisons
What Congress could learn from Donald Trump's moment of empathy on criminal justice.

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May 20, 2018

Op-Ed Columnist: Enough Is Enough
People seeking common sense on guns must become single-issue voters on gun control.

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May 20, 2018

Op-Ed Columnist: The Mississippi Man Tried Six Times for the Same Crime
A Mississippi prosecutor seems to have a vendetta against Curtis Flowers, as a new podcast documents.

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May 20, 2018

Op-Ed Columnist: Monopsony, Rigidity, and the Wage Puzzle (Wonkish)
Employers are complaining about labor shortages. Why won't they raise wages?

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May 20, 2018

Don't Put That in My Heart Until You're Sure It Really Works
We need more evidence before medical devices are approved, not less.

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May 20, 2018

Letter: Medicare Drug Coverage
Billy Tauzin, a former Republican member of Congress, credits the Democrats for devising the Medicare Part D legislation.

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May 20, 2018

Letters: The Hazards of Keyless Ignitions
Readers suggest ways to prevent carbon monoxide deaths when drivers inadvertently leave their cars running.

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May 20, 2018

Letter: Anti-Immigrant in Hungary
A reader points to a similar sentiment that is present in American political life.

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May 20, 2018

Letter: Public School Students Deprived of Music and Art
Readers stress the importance of music and the arts in public schools.

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May 20, 2018

Mahathir Mohamad Cuts Down on Corruption
Malaysia's incoming prime minister says "Certain heads must fall."

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May 20, 2018

Editorial Observer: Thanks, Meghan Markle, We Needed That
Pride in the name of love.

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May 20, 2018

Venezuela's Election: ‘Nobody Wants to Be a Pawn in a Game'
We asked readers in Venezuela to describe living with low wages, runaway inflation and shortages as a presidential election approached. Here is what they said.

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May 20, 2018

Voices from Venezuela: ‘Nobody Wants to Be a Pawn in a Game'
We asked readers in Venezuela to describe living with low wages, runaway inflation and shortages as a presidential election approached. Here is what they said.

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May 19, 2018

Advice for College Students
How can young people navigate the college years and beyond?

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May 19, 2018

Letters: Are Liberals Too Smug and Self-Righteous?
An essay saying liberals are "not as smart, or as persuasive, as they think" not surprisingly got a flood of responses, from both the left and the right.

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May 19, 2018

Loose Ends: The Only Houseplants You Can Be Trusted With: A Guide
You don't need a green thumb to have indoor plants.

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May 19, 2018

Op-Ed Columnist: Scarlet Letter in the Emerald Isle
Ireland has jumped into modernity in many ways. But can it move past its medieval abortion law and stop shaming women?

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May 19, 2018

America's 150-Year Opioid Epidemic
What can the country learn from the opium crisis of the 19th century?

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May 19, 2018

The Myth of Conservative Feminism
The movement isn't about blind support for women in power.

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May 19, 2018

Treat Addiction Like Cancer
People with substance-use disorders shouldn't have to work so hard to get care.

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May 19, 2018

Pandering, and Endangering Women
President Trump is dealing a serious blow to family planning services, all so he can say he "defunded" Planned Parenthood.

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May 19, 2018

Pimping Out Miss Venezuela
How political corruption seeped into this last great symbol of national pride.

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May 19, 2018

Don't Let Trump Off the Hook, New York
The Legislature needs to approve a proposal to limit enhanced double jeopardy protections, so those pardoned by the president can face state changes.

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May 19, 2018

John Kelly's Ancestors Wouldn't Have Fit In Either
Convenient amnesia about one's origins is an all-American trait.

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May 19, 2018

Ending the Dead End in North Korea
We should set aside for a minute our demand that it disarm before any other negotiation.

NYT > Opinion
May 19, 2018

Op-Ed Columnist: The News Isn't Fake. But It's Flawed.
Donald Trump's attacks on us are shameless. Let's not abet them.

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May 19, 2018

Op-Ed Columnist: The Irish Exception
With its abortion referendum, is Ireland joining the future or the past?

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May 19, 2018

Sporting: LeBron James and the Superstar Fallacy
If he doesn't make it to his amazing eighth-straight finals, blame his inferior teammates, not him.

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May 19, 2018

Why Is the Royal Wedding at Windsor Castle?
It is the British monarchy's site for reinvention. There's nowhere better to welcome Meghan Markle into the family.

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May 18, 2018

Op-Ed Columnist: Trump, MS-13, and Fake News
To call MS-13 ‘animals' is unfair to animals.

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May 18, 2018

Op-Ed Columnist: Please, Let's Never Get Used to This
When people get shot, it's simply about guns.

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May 18, 2018

Letters: Yet Again: An American Gun Tragedy
Responses to another school massacre, this time in Santa Fe, Tex.

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