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Oct 20, 2018

Fear of a Black Continent
Why European elites are worrying about African babies.

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Oct 20, 2018

Candidates Who Can Help Take Back the House
Democrats in six races in New York and New Jersey can see their party restore good sense in Congress.

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Oct 20, 2018

news analysis: Down With the Year of the Woman
We need to normalize female politicians, not act as though they're unicorns. And if someone says "pink wave" again, I'm going to dry heave.

NYT > Opinion
Oct 20, 2018

Donald Trump's Perverse Advantage
When you've sunk this low, there's nowhere to go but sideways.

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Oct 20, 2018

No, A.I. Won't Solve the Fake News Problem
At least not for decades to come. Sorry, Mark Zuckerberg.

NYT > Opinion
Oct 20, 2018

The Secret Lives of Central Bankers
These architects of the global economy pride themselves on being brilliant, aloof and rational. And then they wonder why they're not more popular.

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Oct 20, 2018

Op-Ed Columnist: Step Away From the Orb
Our most cynical bargain: American greed trumps Saudi brutality.

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Oct 20, 2018

Desperately Seeking Principled Republicans
The party has lost its way, and it's time to start over.

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Oct 20, 2018

My Year as a Trump Ambassador
Some disorder is normal at the start of an administration. But it was extreme under Mr. Trump.

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Oct 20, 2018

Let's Agree Not to Kill One Another
I was used to social media abuse. Then someone suggested shooting me.

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Oct 20, 2018

The Bearded Seal My Son May Never Hunt
Inupiat have sustained themselves with these seals for thousands of years in the Bering Sea. Climate change threatens this tradition.

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Oct 20, 2018

Doctors Should Tell Their Patients to Vote
This may sound like a radical extension of our mandate. But sometimes civic engagement is the best medicine.

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Oct 20, 2018

letters: What Motivates Your Vote?
We asked readers what one or two issues were paramount in their minds as we approach the midterm elections.

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Oct 20, 2018

A Saudi Prince's Fairy Tale
The crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, issues another incredible explanation for the death of Jamal Khashoggi.

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Oct 20, 2018

Has the N.C.A.A.'s ‘Student-Athlete' Fiction Reached Its Logical End?
A federal trial is telling an important story about the buying and selling of young basketball prospects.

NYT > Opinion
Oct 20, 2018

How Sears Helped Oppose Jim Crow
For black Southerners in 1900, shopping locally meant enduring indignities and implicit threats. Enter the catalog.

NYT > Opinion
Oct 20, 2018

Notes on Global Convergence (Wonkish and Off-Point)
Why rich countries stay different and middle-income countries surge

NYT > Opinion
Oct 19, 2018

The Poison on Facebook and Twitter Is Still Spreading
Social platforms have a responsibility to address misinformation as a systemic problem, instead of reacting to case after case.

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Oct 19, 2018

More Insulting Lies From Saudi Arabia
What we face now is a test for President Trump and America itself.

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Oct 19, 2018

The Curse of Affirmative Action
A lawsuit challenges Harvard's betrayal of "Veritas."

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Oct 19, 2018

A Whole Lot of Babbling Going On
Did Donald Trump ever mention he got elected president?

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Oct 19, 2018

America's Elections Could Be Hacked. Go Vote Anyway.
The system's vulnerabilities are real, but please do not stay home.

NYT > Opinion
Oct 19, 2018

news analysis: ‘Don't Get Too Excited' About Medicare for All
More and more politicians are calling for single-payer health care. Is it just talk?

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Oct 19, 2018

Hey, Facebook, Don't Make Journalists Do Your Work
Social platforms have a responsibility to address misinformation as a systemic problem, instead of reacting to case after case.

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Oct 19, 2018

What if the Republicans Win Everything Again?
Total victory for the G.O.P. would mean Trump unleashed.

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Oct 19, 2018

letters: Should Hillary Clinton Be Mum Before the Midterms?
Readers react to an opinion piece urging her to keep a low profile before she "complicates life for her fellow Democrats."

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Oct 19, 2018

letter: Saving Afghanistan: It's Futile. Let's Leave.
Our relationship with Afghanistan is like a bad marriage, a former defense official says. It's time for a divorce.

NYT > Opinion
Oct 19, 2018

letterS: Spinning a Tale to Protect a Saudi Prince
Readers discuss the murder of Jamal Khashoggi: how the Saudis are trying to explain it and how the American media are covering it.

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Oct 19, 2018

letter: Trudeau Has It All Over Trump
A reader lists the forward-looking qualities of Canada's prime minister.

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Oct 19, 2018

letter: Homeless in San Francisco
A resident calls the situation a state of emergency.

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Oct 19, 2018

letter: Think About #MeToo
A reader suggests that a Republican Senate candidate might do better than giving voice to hurtful, ill-considered opinions.

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Oct 19, 2018

Trump Says Jamal Khashoggi Is Dead. What Next?
Now is not the time to back down.

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Oct 19, 2018

Where the Streets Have No Names, the People Have No Vote
The Enlightenment gave us street addresses and ushered in democracy. The Age of Un-Enlightenment is using addresses to usher it out.

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Oct 19, 2018

What Happens When Universities Become ‘Party Strongholds'
Chinese authorities are combining Mao-era spying practices with new surveillance technology to ferret out outspoken professors and students who fail to follow Communist Party ideology.

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Oct 19, 2018

Voting Should Be Easy. Why Isn't It?
For too many Americans, registering to vote is an obstacle course.

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Oct 19, 2018

The President Praises an Assault
Also: An ambitious new tax plan, to help the middle class and poor.

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Oct 19, 2018

Doing Business with Saudi Arabia
Is it worth the hidden costs?

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Oct 19, 2018

A Cure for Political Despair
Join the women trying to save America from Trump.

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Oct 19, 2018

news analysis: Does Anyone Really Know What ‘Medicare for All' Means?
More and more politicians are calling for single-payer health care. Is it just talk?

NYT > Opinion
Oct 19, 2018

The Orthodox Schism and the Spiritual Limits of Politics
A serious rift in the church could have big consequences in Ukraine, Russia and Greece.

NYT > Opinion
Oct 18, 2018

Jamal Khashoggi Deserves Justice
President Trump, now is not the time to back down.

NYT > Opinion
Oct 18, 2018

Mr. Trump, Don't Back Down Now
Jamal Khashoggi deserves justice if Saudi Arabia is responsible for his death.

NYT > Opinion
Oct 18, 2018

China's Watchful Eye Reaches Into the Classroom
Authorities are combining Mao-era human spying practices with new surveillance technology to ferret out outspoken professors and students who fail to follow Communist Party ideology.

NYT > Opinion
Oct 18, 2018

Before Arguing About DNA Tests, Learn the Science Behind Them
Our genetic code cannot be treated as a matter of simple fractions.

NYT > Opinion
Oct 18, 2018

Saudi Arabia Has No Leverage
Ignore the bluster from Riyadh. The Saudi economy is dependent on the U.S., which has plenty of power to force concessions.

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Oct 18, 2018

The Neighborhood Is the Unit of Change
No, starfish are not saved one by one.

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Oct 18, 2018

Ask Roxane: ‘Where the Hell Is the Love of My Life?'
And how do I know I won't choose the wrong person?

NYT > Opinion
Oct 18, 2018

Time to Close the Democracy Gap
For too many Americans, registering to vote is an obstacle course.

NYT > Opinion
Oct 18, 2018

The Trump Tax Scam, Phase II
Deficits are up? Cut Medicare and Social Security!

NYT > Opinion
Oct 18, 2018

Why King Salman Must Replace M.B.S.
To save its reputation and avoid becoming a pariah state in the aftermath of the Khashoggi murder, Saudi Arabia should replace its crown prince.

NYT > Opinion
Oct 18, 2018

ComIC STRIP TO THE EDITOR: Can It Happen Here? A Stan Mack Take on Fascism
An opinion video about fascism in America inspired Stan Mack to send in our first comic strip to the editor.

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Oct 18, 2018

letters: Democrats' Dilemma: High Road, or Low?
Some call for more aggressive tactics, while others believe that approach will alienate moderate voters.

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Oct 18, 2018

How to Win Swing Voters (and How to Lose Them)
A candidate's conundrum: Many independent voters are repelled by the partisan appeals that spur the party faithful to the polls.

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Oct 18, 2018

Searching for Water Across Borders
Saudi Arabia and China are among the countries that have turned to the United States and elsewhere.

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Oct 18, 2018

Trump vs. the World Order
The latest op-eds from around the web — and a new podcast episode — on the Khashoggi crisis.

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Oct 18, 2018

The Democrats' Left Turn Is Not an Illusion
Like many overnight sensations, it has been years in the making.

NYT > Opinion
Oct 18, 2018

Disability: The Blind Man's French Dog Problem
It's not really about the dog. Or being French. Or blind.

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Oct 18, 2018

Khashoggi's Killing Isn't a Blunder. It's a Crime.
A wink and a nod from Washington is the worst possible response to Riyadh's butchery.

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Oct 18, 2018

The Argument: Is Trump Destroying the World Order?
A conversation on the apparent killing of Jamal Khashoggi, featuring Tom Friedman

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Oct 18, 2018

I Didn't Hate the English — Until Now
In which an Irish woman discovers how little the people who shaped her country's fate know or care.

NYT > Opinion
Oct 17, 2018

The Horseface Chronicles
Try to think of something worse than Trump's "unexpressed thoughts."

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Oct 17, 2018

A President Kowtowing to a Mad Prince
Trump is providing cover for Saudi barbarism.

NYT > Opinion
Oct 17, 2018

Editorial Observer: Hillary Clinton's Master Class in Distraction
Demcorats need to be focused on the mditerms.

NYT > Opinion
Oct 17, 2018

letters: Skeptical of Saudis' Story, Unlike Trump
Readers criticize the Trump administration's acceptance of the Saudi regime's denials of murdering Jamal Khashoggi and are dubious of any Saudi investigation.

NYT > Opinion
Oct 17, 2018

Elizabeth Warren and the Folly of Genetic Ancestry Tests
DNA can't tell us about identity.

NYT > Opinion
Oct 17, 2018

A Tale of Three Presidents
Nicolás Maduro and Donald Trump have an authoritarian bent, as did Hugo Chávez, but the Chávez I knew also believed in social justice, equality and fundamental freedoms.

NYT > Opinion
Oct 17, 2018

A Train Ride Back to the Old Israel
It takes four times as long as the new high-speed rail. I take it anyway.

NYT > Opinion
Oct 17, 2018

letter: Voter Suppression in Georgia
A reader says she has been pushed to a terrible realization.

NYT > Opinion
Oct 17, 2018

letter: Trump's Climate Scenario, in the Very Long Run
A reader lays out the president's case. Sort of.

NYT > Opinion
Oct 17, 2018

letter: Just Don't Talk Politics!
A reader tells of acquaintances who agree to disagree and break contact during election season.

NYT > Opinion
Oct 17, 2018

letter: Moving Youths From Rikers
The Fortune Society faults corrections officers at the Horizon Juvenile Center for using force to maintain control.

NYT > Opinion
Oct 17, 2018

Fake News Is Poisoning Brazilian Politics. WhatsApp Can Stop It.
Ahead of a critical election, the messaging app has become a sea of toxic misinformation — but it's not too late to halt the tide.

NYT > Opinion
Oct 17, 2018

The Growing Crisis of Democracy
It has joined middle-class stagnation and climate change as a central challenge of our time.

NYT > Opinion
Oct 17, 2018

Will Deep-Fake Technology Destroy Democracy?
Imagine if a doctored video of a politician appeared the day before an election. It's everything Vladimir Putin ever dreamed of.

NYT > Opinion
Oct 17, 2018

The Elizabeth Warren Fiasco
The possible Democratic front-runner plays Trump's game — and loses.

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Oct 17, 2018

Swing Voters Exist. Here's How to Scare Them Off (and How Not To).
A candidate's conundrum: Many independent voters are repelled by the partisan appeals that spur the party faithful to the polls.

NYT > Opinion
Oct 17, 2018

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Censorship Under Military Dictators Was Bad. It May Be Worse in a Democracy.
Pakistani authorities are going all-out against journalists.

NYT > Opinion
Oct 17, 2018

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Censorship Under Military Dictators Was Bad. It May Be Worse Under Democrats.
Pakistani authorities are going all-out against journalists.

NYT > Opinion
Oct 16, 2018

The Saudi Cover-Up Crumbles
Evidence mounts of a ghastly crime in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. President Trump still seems inclined to buy the kingdom's lame denials.

NYT > Opinion
Oct 16, 2018

America's Dilemma: Censuring M.B.S. and Not Halting Saudi Reforms
We have a national interest in Jamal Khashoggi's saga.

NYT > Opinion
Oct 16, 2018

When All Else Fails, There's Culture
As avenues toward peace hit a dead end, many Palestinians invest their time and resources in the arts.

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Oct 16, 2018

Why It's So Hard to Punish Companies for Data Breaches
It's difficult to determine how and where companies like Facebook went wrong, which makes regulation challenging.

NYT > Opinion
Oct 16, 2018

Why Two Black Athletes Raised Their Fists During the Anthem
In 1968, two black Olympic athletes protested during the "Star-Spangled Banner." Few understood the message they were trying to send.

NYT > Opinion
Oct 16, 2018

Why Smith and Carlos Raised Their Fists
In 1968, two black Olympic athletes protested during the "Star-Spangled Banner." Few understood the message they were trying to send.

NYT > Opinion
Oct 16, 2018

I'm an Asian-American Harvard Alumnus. Affirmative Action Works.
I know it's incorrect to think of race-conscious admissions policies as helping just the lucky few.

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Oct 16, 2018

Fixes: The Lasting Pain of Children Sent to Orphanages, Rather Than Families
Many Americans travel to Latin America to help in orphanages, but their presence often only compounds the misery of unnecessarily institutionalizing children.

NYT > Opinion
Oct 16, 2018

letters: When the Wealthy Pay Zilch in Income Taxes
One reader calls our story on Jared Kushner's taxes unfair, while other readers object that the tax system itself is unfair in favoring the rich.

NYT > Opinion
Oct 16, 2018

letter: The Doctor Healed Us. Now We Rise to His Defense.
The psychologist Carol Gilligan and the poet Jorie Graham offer praise for the cancer doctor José Baselga.

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Oct 16, 2018

Catholic Clergy Should Elect Its Own Bishops
The clergymen of the U.S. can show our fellow Americans that the Roman Catholic Church is much more than the Roman Curia.

NYT > Opinion
Oct 16, 2018

letter: Elizabeth Warren's Ancestry
A reader says that if the Democrats believe that the confirmation of the senator's Native American roots will help them in 2020, they're wrong.

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Oct 16, 2018

letter: Neil Armstrong's Papers: ‘Auctioning Off Historical Treasures'
Archivists at Purdue University say their collection has been a source of scholarship.

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Oct 16, 2018

letter: Finding Meaning After Decades Behind Bars
A criminal justice group decries the waste of keeping older people in prisons.

NYT > Opinion
Oct 16, 2018

Fixing the Climate Requires More Than Technology
Major transformations can happen in a generation. But not without government help.

NYT > Opinion
Oct 16, 2018

Jared Kushner's Moral Laryngitis
He takes credit for everything, except his own screw-ups.

NYT > Opinion
Oct 16, 2018

The Rich White Civil War
A smarter look at America's divide.

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Oct 16, 2018

The Japanese Man Who Saved 6,000 Jews With His Handwriting
What the astonishing Chiune Sugihara teaches us about moral heroism.

NYT > Opinion
Oct 16, 2018

The Left Needs Its Own Nationalism
Also: The Saudis tell a blatant lie, and Trump seems ready to accept it.

NYT > Opinion
Oct 16, 2018

There May Soon Be Three Internets. America's Won't Necessarily Be the Best.
A breakup of the web grants privacy, security and freedom to some, and not so much to others.

NYT > Opinion
Oct 16, 2018

The Conversation: What Could Ruin a Big Blue Wave?
Donald Trump seems to have evaded Hispanics voters' wrath.

NYT > Opinion
Oct 16, 2018

All the Good Beto Headlines Have Been Used
Does a much-covered Texas representative looking to unseat Ted Cruz stand a chance? And what if he — gulp — loses? Well, we've been here before.

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