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Dec 11, 2019

‘The Tipping Point I Dread the Most'
The melting of the Arctic permafrost.

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Dec 11, 2019

Terminally Ill at 25 and Fighting Fake News on Vaccines
In 2015, an anti-vaccination campaign in Ireland caused a sudden fall in the uptake of the HPV vaccine. Then Laura Brennan got involved.

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Dec 11, 2019

‘Rudolph,' the Queerest Holiday Special
"It gets better" for misfit reindeer too.

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Dec 11, 2019

Trump Has a Gift for Tearing Us Apart
There are a lot of different ways to build walls.

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Dec 11, 2019

Trump's China Trade War Is Failing. Democrats Should Campaign Against It.
The presidential candidates need to stop demurring and fully reject Trump's approach.

NYT > Opinion
Dec 10, 2019

The Perverse Servility of Bill Barr
How does Trump's attorney general keep a straight face?

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Dec 10, 2019

Lots of Lessons From Afghanistan; None Learned
Documents reveal that American leaders, civilian and military, misled the public about the prospects of success there.

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Dec 10, 2019

Two Articles of Impeachment for Trump Are Nowhere Near Enough
The House should take its own sweet time and investigate many more aspects of the president's perfidious behavior.

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Dec 10, 2019

Impeach Trump for Racism?
Democrats are planning to restrict their case to the Ukraine affair. Are they making a mistake?

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Dec 10, 2019

Impeach Trump. Save America.
It is the only thing to do if our country's democracy is to survive.

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Dec 10, 2019

No Precedent for Trump
A former history professor rebuts an Op-Ed writer's thesis that Mr. Trump's words and actions are not so different from those of previous presidents.

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Dec 10, 2019

A Move to the Brink of Impeaching Trump
Readers urge a broader inquiry not just focused on Ukraine and express fear and hopelessness about what is happening in America.

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Dec 10, 2019

Will Congress Actually Pass a Privacy Bill?
What happened while you were watching impeachment hearings.

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Dec 10, 2019

The Airline Industry's Sexism Problem
For pilots and flight attendants, work and motherhood have long been treated as incompatible. We're hoping to change that.

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Dec 10, 2019

The Lesson of Afghanistan
A reader says the United States' failure there is due to "muddled thinking." Also: A lack of initiative on gun control; student activism at Beacon High School in New York City.

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Dec 10, 2019

How to Fix Pakistan's Crashing Economy
To change course, the country's leaders must take on the moneyed elite and religious extremism.

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Dec 10, 2019

Trump Wants to Take From the Poor and Give to the Wealthy
The administration's food stamp cuts expose the cruel truth of Republican hypocrisy.

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Dec 10, 2019

Don't Think Sanders Can Win? You Don't Understand His Campaign
There was a time in America when being called a socialist could end a political career. Not anymore.

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Dec 10, 2019

Save Local Journalism!
A new project is trying.

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Dec 10, 2019

Lies Have Kept Us in Afghanistan. But the Truth May Not Set Us Free.
How Americans learned to live with endless wars.

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Dec 10, 2019

Can Any of the Democratic Candidates Save the Party From Itself?
Not to mention beat Trump.

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Dec 10, 2019

Bernie Sanders's Path to Victory? The Multiracial Working Class
This bloc is crucial to the resilience of his campaign.

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Dec 10, 2019

The Fury in France
Could the latest round of strikes spell the beginning of the end for Emmanuel Macron?

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Dec 09, 2019

With Trump, All Roads Lead to Moscow
Monday's congressional hearing and the inspector general's report tell a similar story.

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Dec 09, 2019

Restore Bolivian Democracy and Break Its History of Coups
Evo Morales is out after corruption at the polls, but his right-wing temporary successor must ensure free elections.

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Dec 09, 2019

The Myth of the Two-Parent Home
New research indicates that access to resources, more than family structure, matters for black kids' success.

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Dec 09, 2019

Donald Trump Is Bad for the Jews
There are things more important than your tax rate.

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Dec 09, 2019

‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire' Understands Queer Desire
Céline Sciamma's lush period piece is one of several movies this year that gets intimacy between women right.

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Dec 09, 2019

Whom Does President Trump Remind You Of?
Uncouth he may be, but he's not unfamiliar.

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Dec 09, 2019

An Uphill Struggle to Protect Abortion Rights
Two pro-choice activists object to a portrayal of the movement as fractured and complacent.

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Dec 09, 2019

Pete Buttigieg's Stint at McKinsey: So What?
A reader who is also a McKinsey alum explains that the young Pete Buttigieg would have had little choice in what he worked on. Also: Ending a life full of pain; the art of managing one's time.

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Dec 09, 2019

It's 2071, and We Have Bioengineered Our Own Extinction
The micro- and macro-organisms that saved humanity from our climate crisis are now changing us — and might destroy us.

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Dec 09, 2019

Does Trump Think Our Constitutional Processes Are Beneath Him?
The best course for the House is to present a case for impeachment focused on Ukraine and the danger to the 2020 elections.

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Dec 09, 2019

Trump's Rhetoric Has Its Precedents
Uncouth he may be, but he's not unfamiliar.

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Dec 09, 2019

The Parable of the Sick Pig and the Lonely Rooster
I still believe that living gently on the land will produce an ecological paradise. I also fear the global collapse of agriculture.

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Dec 09, 2019

A Policy to Quash the Women's Wave. From Democrats.
The D.C.C.C.'s blacklist against people working to oust incumbents has caused untold damage.

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Dec 09, 2019

Don't Let China Win the Green Race
America should be leading the way on clean energy, not falling behind.

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Dec 09, 2019

The Children of ISIS Don't Belong in Cages, Either
The world is failing innocent victims of the war on terrorism.

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Dec 09, 2019

Democrats Should Favor Voters, Not Corrupt Special Interests
The D.C.C.C.'s blacklist against people working to oust incumbents has caused untold damage.

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Dec 09, 2019

The Great Recycling Con
The greatest trick corporations ever played was making us think we could recycle their products.

NYT > Opinion
Dec 08, 2019

Oh, Nikki. You're So Wrong.
There is much Nikki Haley could learn from a true heroine of the South Carolina Confederate flag removal: Bree Newsome Bass.

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Dec 08, 2019

The Gig Economy's Sexual Misconduct Problem, and How to Fix It
In my research I've heard countless tales of assault, harassment and abuse.

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Dec 08, 2019

The Eight Counts of Impeachment That Trump Deserves
The lessons from Nixon and Clinton.

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Dec 08, 2019

Donald Trump Is Demeaning Congress
The best course for the House is to present a case for impeachment focused on Ukraine and the danger to the 2020 elections.

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Dec 08, 2019

Exhausted With the Experts
How Bernie and Biden both channel the current distrust of technocrats.

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Dec 08, 2019

Songs, Poems and Parodies: Readers Compose ‘Variations'
We invited readers to stretch the traditional boundaries of a letter to the editor, in verse, song or some other form. Many couldn't resist the urge to aim their wit at the president.

NYT > Opinion
Dec 07, 2019

My Grandmother's Favorite Scammer
He manipulated Laolao and stole her life savings. Why does she remember him so fondly?

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Dec 07, 2019

Finland Is a Capitalist Paradise
Can high taxes be good for business? You bet.

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Dec 07, 2019

Hypnosis Changed My Life
When my anxiety and insomnia returned, my therapist suggested a new form of treatment. The results challenged my inner skeptic.

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Dec 07, 2019

The World Solved the Ozone Problem. It Can Solve Climate Change.
The same tools that fixed the ozone hole — science, innovation and international action — can address it.

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Dec 07, 2019

Jim Brown: Football Has Forgotten the Men Who Made It Great
While the league makes billions, many retired players are living on shockingly low pensions.

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Dec 07, 2019

Twilight of the Technocrats
How Bernie and Biden both channel an exhaustion with the experts.

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Dec 07, 2019

Democrats' Baffling 2020 Mess
Four white front-runners, three of them 70 or older. What is this primary telling us?

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Dec 07, 2019

The Four Secrets of Success
This is what I tell young people who press me for advice.

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Dec 07, 2019

Hating the Word ‘Hate'
Don't mess with us, man.

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Dec 07, 2019

Where the Frauds Are All Legal
Welcome to the weird world of medical billing.

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Dec 07, 2019

Katie Hill: It's Not Over After All
I overcame the desperation I felt after stepping down from Congress, and I'm still in the fight.

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Dec 07, 2019

Is Natural Wine Dead?
The movement, built on honesty and simplicity, is being corrupted by opportunists.

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Dec 07, 2019

The Loss of Mom-and-Pop Stores That Can't Compete With Amazon
Readers discuss how giant online stores like Amazon and rising rents have forced small entrepreneurs out of business.

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Dec 07, 2019

Is It Possible Trump Is on the Right Track With China?
Paul Krugman responds to reader questions about the lasting effects of Trump's trade wars.

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Dec 07, 2019

The Man Who Predicted Nazi Germany
In 1919, John Maynard Keynes foresaw the chaos that would follow from the Versailles peace treaty.

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Dec 06, 2019

America Doesn't Need France's Economy
We'll always have Paris. But please spare us the wealth tax.

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Dec 06, 2019

Merry Griftmas, Mr. Trump!
A gift guide guaranteed to make the president's holiday jolly.

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Dec 06, 2019

No One Should Have to Breathe These Chemicals
In Texas and across the country, the E.P.A.'s gutting of the Chemical Disaster Rule is a matter of life or death.

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Dec 06, 2019

‘Win-a-Trip With Nick Kristof' 2020 Contest Rules
The fine print.

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Dec 06, 2019

Win-a-Trip in 2020!
I invite university students to enter a contest for a reporting trip next year.

NYT > Opinion
Dec 06, 2019

Christian Doomsayers Have Lost It
Leading social indicators should please them, but somehow it is only Trump who stands between us and the apocalypse.

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Dec 06, 2019

Gender-Based Violence Harms Us All
The murders of transgender or gender nonconforming people in 2019 are frightening attacks on our collective humanity.

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Dec 06, 2019

What Torture Says About Us as a Society
A minister writes, "Some things are so clearly wrong they should never be condoned or justified."

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Dec 06, 2019

Bravo, Nancy Pelosi!
A reader praises the speaker for moving ahead with impeachment charges.

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Dec 06, 2019

Caring for a Loved One With Alzheimer's
Readers identify with a writer's account of the emotional and financial burdens, and offer their own personal stories and advice.

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Dec 06, 2019

Kicking the Industrial Age's Worst Habits
The machine age took its toll on the planet. The digital revolution can help us reverse course.

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Dec 06, 2019

The Border Wall is Rising Up Across Our National Parks
President Trump's border wall is threatening species and reshaping entire fragile ecosystems.

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Dec 06, 2019

Our Lives Are on the Line
In Texas and across the country, the E.P.A.'s gutting of the Chemical Disaster Rule is a matter of life or death.

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Dec 06, 2019

Saying No to Trump's Troops
The U.S. government better forget about any kind of intervention in Mexico.

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Dec 06, 2019

Europe Has Learned How to Deal With Trump — and Without Him
The NATO summit ended with members vowing to stick together for a future that nobody dares to define.

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Dec 06, 2019

The Power of ‘Patriotic Populism'
It helps explain Trump.

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Dec 06, 2019

America the Hot Mess
Yet, if you look again, you find a durable past that may just save us yet.

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Dec 06, 2019

Don't Segregate Female Athletes. Celebrate Them.
Women have made it to the top levels of professional sports. Get used to it.

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Dec 06, 2019

America Still Has a Story to Tell
It is a vision of being open to the world and one another, and it's stronger than you might think.

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Dec 06, 2019

Why the ‘Wokest' Candidates Are the Weakest
If the fantasy that Democrats are all zealots was reality, the primary campaign would have turned out quite differently.

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Dec 06, 2019

Watching NATO Crumble
The acrimony on exhibit in London makes it clear how deeply Europeans are troubled and divided by the lack of American leadership under President Trump.

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Dec 06, 2019

Events to Shake, or Gently Rattle, the World in 2020
Plan the year ahead with a lineup of international events including the creation of a vast carpet made of flowers in Brussels, the Summer Olympics in Tokyo and the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower's voyage from Plymouth, England.

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Dec 05, 2019

Why Is Trump a Tariff Man?
It's all about the power — and the cronyism.

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Dec 05, 2019

I Was Once a Socialist. Then I Saw How It Worked.
Two cheers for capitalism, now and forever.

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Dec 05, 2019

Please, Democrats, Don't Make the Impeachment Articles Too Narrow
From Russia to Ukraine, the House needs to show the president's pattern of corruption.

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Dec 05, 2019

Jane Fonda: The Climate Emergency Is a Political Emergency
I don't want to look back and wonder what more I could have done to save our planet.

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Dec 05, 2019

Jane Fonda: We Have to Live Like We're in a Climate Emergency. Because We Are.
I don't want to look back and wonder what more I could have done to save our planet.

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Dec 05, 2019

Don't Look Away
Abu Zubaydah's drawings of torture at the hands of American agents are a sickening reminder of what this country is capable of.

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Dec 05, 2019

There Is a Right Way to Teach Reading, and Mississippi Knows It
The state's reliance on cognitive science explains why.

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Dec 05, 2019

Russia Is Teaching the World to Spy
Cheap, easy-to-use technology straight from Moscow for any aspiring strongman — at a low price.

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Dec 05, 2019

Donald Trump Is a Clear and Present Danger to the 2020 Election
Who gets to pick the next president of the United States — President Trump, Russia or us?

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Dec 05, 2019

I Was a Border Patrol Agent. Our Walls Need to Be Torn Down.
President Trump's border wall is threatening species and reshaping entire fragile ecosystems.

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Dec 05, 2019

What Happened to Kamala Harris?
The rise and fall of a former top contender.

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Dec 05, 2019

Impeaching Trump: Rush or Wait?
Readers discuss Republican claims that the Democrats are moving too swiftly without all the evidence.

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Dec 05, 2019

The President's Pardon Power May Be Weaker Than It Seems
At least when it comes to "cases of impeachment."

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Dec 05, 2019

Buttigieg's Untenable Vow of Silence
He needs to give voters more information about his work for the consulting firm McKinsey.

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Dec 05, 2019

Mississippi Is Leading the Way on Education
You read that right. The state's reliance on cognitive science explains why.

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Dec 05, 2019

Trump Gets ‘a Dose of His Own Medicine' at NATO
A reader says he can dish it out but can't take it.

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Dec 05, 2019

Teenage Suicide and Social Media
A high school student says phones are a "vital connection," not just a problem. Also: E-scooters and the disabled; combating fatal infections.

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