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Mar 22, 2019

Israel Is on the Brink of Disaster. Trump Just Made Things Worse.
Israel's right-wing leaders are reading signals from Washington as a green light.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 22, 2019

While You Wait for Mueller
Do lawbreaking, lying to the public and colluding with a foreign enemy add up to innocence?

NYT > Opinion
Mar 22, 2019

news analysis: ‘Women Here Are Very, Very Worried'
Afghan women used to be championed by almost everyone. Now they're all but forgotten.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 22, 2019

Trump's New Contribution to Mideast Chaos
Israel's right-wing leaders are reading signals from Washington as a green light for expanding in one of the most incendiary pieces of territory in the Middle East.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 21, 2019

America Deserves a Leader as Good as Jacinda Ardern
New Zealand's prime minister moved swiftly to ban weapons of mass killing after a gunman attacked two mosques.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 21, 2019

Racism in Jury Selection Is Real. Can the Supreme Court Put an End to It?
The ordeal of death-row inmate Curtis Flowers will yet again test the court's commitment to equal justice under law.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 21, 2019

When Government Works for the Governed
New Zealand's prime minister moved swiftly to ban weapons of mass killing after a gunman attacked two mosques.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 21, 2019

Why Should Americans Be Grateful for $137 Insulin? Germans Get It for $55
Only by the bizarre logic of the U.S. pharmaceutical industry does this drug count as any kind of generic.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 21, 2019

What Rural America Has to Teach Us
Civic service as a way of life.

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Mar 21, 2019

Don't Make Health Care a Purity Test
There are multiple ways to achieve universal coverage.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 21, 2019

Editorial Observer: The Outspoken Women of the House
Three freshman lawmakers shatter stereotypes as they make waves.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 21, 2019

James Comey: What I Want From the Mueller Report
I am rooting for a demonstration to the world that the United States justice system works.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 21, 2019

Getting Rid of the Electoral College Isn't Just About Trump
But does anyone really think popular vote losers make better presidents?

NYT > Opinion
Mar 21, 2019

letters: What to Do When Someone Is Suicidal
Psychiatrists and the father of a daughter who committed suicide offer insights.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 21, 2019

letters: Why Trump Keeps Attacking John McCain
Readers suggest envy or mental imbalance.

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Mar 21, 2019

letter: From Boston's Mayor: Marijuana and Diversity
Mayor Martin Walsh says Boston is committed to ensuring access to the business for communities of color.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 21, 2019

letter: America's Farms Need Immigrants
A reader says anti-immigration policy is hurting small farmers.

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Mar 21, 2019

letter: Eating Eggs, Without Fear
A reader says they have been a part of her diet for more than 30 years.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 21, 2019

Why Should Americans Be Grateful for $138 Insulin? Germans Get It for $55
Only by the bizarre logic of the U.S. pharmaceutical industry does this drug count as any kind of generic.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 21, 2019

Trump Attacks the Great and the Dead
Senator John McCain may have died seven months ago. But the president is just getting started.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 21, 2019

Half-Off Insulin? It's Not as Generous as It Sounds
Only by the bizarre logic of the American pharmaceutical industry does this drug count as any kind of generic.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 21, 2019

New Zealand Shows the U.S. What Leadership Looks Like
Other nations' leaders learn from experience. But Congress and President Trump refuse to act on guns.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 21, 2019

Why in the World?
College sports do have some upsides. But their sheer scale is silly.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 21, 2019

Palestinian Lives Don't Matter*
*Unless Israel is to blame.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 21, 2019

The Democrats' Complexity Problem
Too often, progressive policies are difficult for Americans to understand, use and benefit from.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 21, 2019

Disability: Even in Grief, I Still Have Pride
Being part of the disability community means constantly losing friends and allies. I don't expect that to change.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 21, 2019

The Argument: Is Trump Causing White Terrorism?
And what would a fair college admissions system look like?

NYT > Opinion
Mar 20, 2019

The Case for Expunging Criminal Records
A new study shows the benefits of giving people a clean slate.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 20, 2019

New Zealand's Dealing With Its Gun Problem. When Will We?
Other nations' leaders learn from experience. But Congress and President Trump refuse to act.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 20, 2019

Well, Socialism Couldn't Give Us Trump
What this country needs is a president who knows how to default.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 20, 2019

What Happens When Lawmakers Run Out of Abortion Restrictions to Pass
Many states are suddenly considering heartbeat bills, which would make it virtually impossible to get an abortion. That's no accident.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 20, 2019

Condemned to Repeat the History of Bank Failures?
The 2008 crisis showed what happens when financial regulation is weakened while the economy is strong. The Trump administration is doing it again.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 20, 2019

An Important Vote for the Climate
Local officials across the country will have a chance to vote on new energy efficiency standards for buildings. But few tend to vote, which could put the outcome in jeopardy.

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Mar 20, 2019

The White-Extinction Conspiracy Theory Is Bonkers
The New Zealand attacker wanted you to think white people face existential decline. They don't.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 20, 2019

letters: The Qualities We Seek in a Candidate
Readers discuss eloquence, bipartisanship, age and gender.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 20, 2019

letters: Roots of the Christchurch Massacre, and the Response
A New Zealand citizen writes about white supremacist rallies and xenophobic rhetoric there; an American praises how New Zealanders responded to the tragedy.

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Mar 20, 2019

letter: A Register of Military Women
A retired Army major general talks about preserving their "valuable and varied contributions."

NYT > Opinion
Mar 20, 2019

letter: Why Afghans Are Angry
A researcher explains his compatriots' frustration with the United States-Afghan talks.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 20, 2019

letter: Regulating Private Schools
An advocacy group objects to new New York State guidelines.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 20, 2019

Holy Voodoo, Batman!
Superheroes, arsenic, and Trump economics.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 20, 2019

Second-Class Justice in the Military
Very few court-martial appeals can make it to the Supreme Court. Congress should fix that.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 20, 2019

The Stone: Athens in Pieces: We Know Socrates' Fate. What's Ours?
At the site of the Agora, the ancient city's public square, I visit the ruins of the house of Simon the Cobbler. He also pretended to be a philosopher.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 20, 2019

Seeing Really Is Believing
How cataract surgery changed my life.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 20, 2019

The Democrats Are Confused on Immigration
Not so long ago, the party had a clear platform. It no longer does.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 20, 2019

Yes, We Need a Green New Deal. Just Not the One Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Offering.
There is a better way to reduce harmful emissions.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 20, 2019

Democrats' Immigration Confusion
Not so long ago, the party had a clear platform. It no longer does.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 20, 2019

Is Betomania Real or Phony?
The advent of Beto O'Rourke's presidential candidacy has Democrats arguing ferociously among themselves.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 20, 2019

The Stone: Athens in Pieces: Democracy Isn't Written, It Speaks
At the site of the Agora, the ancient city's public square, I visit the ruins of the house of Simon the Cobbler. He also pretended to be a philosopher.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 20, 2019

Carbon Taxes Are the Original Green New Deal
There is a better way to reduce harmful emissions than the expensive, unwieldy proposal backed by progressive Democrats.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 19, 2019

Why America Needs a Stronger Defense Industry
Investing in the sector means more jobs at home and improved security abroad.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 19, 2019

A ‘Disgusting' Yale Professor Moves On
How a target of students' ire came to write a book about humanity's transcendent goodness.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 19, 2019

Beware the Mideast's Falling Pillars
Changes beyond the control of the region's leaders are spurring a new Middle East.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 19, 2019

letters: After the Tweetstorm: Psychoanalyzing Trump
After a weekend of dozens of tweets, some see signs that President Trump is increasingly mentally unbalanced.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 19, 2019

Op-Docs: Natural Born Settlers
I'd never understood the Israeli settlers. So I moved in with them.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 19, 2019

Natural Born Settlers
I'd never understood the Israeli settlers. So I moved in with them.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 19, 2019

Mourning the Loss of Alan Krueger
Remembering the economic work my former Princeton colleague devoted his life to.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 19, 2019

letters: Diversifying New York City's Elite High Schools
Readers react to news that of the 895 students admitted to the city's specialized schools, only 7 were black.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 19, 2019

letter: The 2020 Race: ‘Between Democracy and Piracy'
Mark Green, a former New York City public advocate, describes Senator Elizabeth Warren's "regulated markets" alternative.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 19, 2019

Why Jacinda Ardern Matters
New Zealand's prime minister is emerging as the progressive antithesis to right-wing strongmen like Trump, Orban and Modi, whose careers thrive on illiberal, anti-Muslim and anti-immigrant rhetoric.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 19, 2019

Fixes: It Takes a Friend to Get a Friend to Vote
Political organizers have at their hands a timeless way to get young people to cast ballots: Link them with friends who will do the same. Now there are apps to help.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 19, 2019

Can This Man Oust Netanyahu?
Yair Lapid, Israel's consummate centrist, explains why his party can unseat Israel's prime minister.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 19, 2019

Editorial Observer: Brazil's New President Threatens ‘the Lungs of the Planet'
Indigenous leaders battle to save their land and their way of life.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 19, 2019

Alan Krueger's Two Lessons
He didn't just study the obvious economic subjects. He also studied happiness.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 19, 2019

We're Asking the Wrong Questions of YouTube and Facebook After New Zealand
It's time for a real conversation about the infrastructure and incentives that Big Tech provides far-right extremists.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 19, 2019

The Poet Who Planted Trees
W.S. Merwin saved palm trees in paradise.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 19, 2019

The Case for Investigating Facebook
Why I am calling on the Federal Trade Commission to investigate Facebook for violating antitrust laws.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 19, 2019

The Conversation: The Kids Aren't All Right
And why should they be?

NYT > Opinion
Mar 19, 2019

Editorial Observer: Who Will Save the Rain Forest?
Indigenous leaders battle to save their land and their way of life.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 19, 2019

Will Mexico Save Its Vanishing Vaquita?
Less than two dozen of the tiny porpoises remain in the wild. But there's plenty the government can do to avert its extinction.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 18, 2019

Who Do Jared and Ivanka Think They Are?
A new book probes the Kushner family's secrets.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 18, 2019

Shedding Any Last Illusions About the Saudis
Like a despot, the crown prince has a team of killers and kidnappers.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 18, 2019

The Attack That Broke the Net's Safety Net
A killer determined to make terrorism go viral beat a system designed to keep the worst of the web out of sight.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 18, 2019

Cory Booker Finds His Moment
Do Democrats want the fist or the open hand?

NYT > Opinion
Mar 18, 2019

Terror in New Zealand
Brenton Tarrant is accused of killing 50 people on Friday.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 18, 2019

Getting Real About Rural America
Nobody knows how to reverse the heartland's decline.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 18, 2019

letters: Hate Speech, Guns and the New Zealand Massacre
Readers call for rethinking free speech online, critique President Trump's reaction and dismiss the idea of a "gun culture" in New Zealand.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 18, 2019

letter: I Lost a Sketchbook, Too
A reader tells the tale, which ended happily.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 18, 2019

Wall Street's Latest Love Affair With Risky Repackaged Debt
Investors in collateralized loan obligations are ignoring the signs of danger.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 18, 2019

letter: The Person Who Suggested People Magazine
A former managing editor notes that Marian Sulzberger Heiskell, who just died at 100, came up with the idea.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 18, 2019

The March of White Supremacy, From Oklahoma City to Christchurch
As we struggle against the forces behind decades of violence, we must remember that we aren't fighting with strangers.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 18, 2019

Legislators Are Not Stupid People. So What's Behind Their Stupid Behavior?
Following the Koch playbook, Tennessee keeps finding new ways to undermine the welfare of its citizens.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 18, 2019

The Anatomy of White Terror
Anders Breivik, the Norwegian terrorist, was diagnosed with a narcissistic personality disorder. Brenton Tarrant, who is accused of killing 50 worshipers in New Zealand, displays similar traits.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 18, 2019

letter: College, and Life Beyond
We ask readers how their college experience shaped their lives.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 18, 2019

Listen to Him
President Trump keeps encouraging violence. It matters.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 18, 2019

The Cruel Irony of ‘Free' College Promises
Forget admissions bribery. For poorer families, even "free public college" isn't free if only tuition costs are covered.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 18, 2019

Americans Are Divided by Their Views on Race, Not Race Itself
It's a crucial difference — and grounds for optimism.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 18, 2019

The Death of Compassionate Democracy
Following the Koch playbook, Tennessee keeps finding new ways to undermine the welfare of its citizens.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 18, 2019

The Stone: Confronting Philosophy's Anti-Semitism
Should we continue to teach thinkers like Kant, Voltaire and Hume without mention of the harmful prejudices they helped legitimize?

NYT > Opinion
Mar 18, 2019

Why Do Central European Nationalists Love Israel So Much?
Benjamin Netanyahu provides a very attractive model.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 17, 2019

President Trump Takes Aim at Huawei
The United States targets fifth generation wireless technology from China.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 17, 2019

It Isn't Complicated: Trump Encourages Violence
He doesn't deserve blame for any specific attack. He does deserve blame for the increase in white-nationalist violence.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 17, 2019

What Democrats Need to Know to Win in Rural America
The G.O.P. under President Trump has given liberals an opening in places like Iowa. But they need to know how to speak to voters here.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 17, 2019

Is Computer Code a Foreign Language?
No. And high schools shouldn't treat it that way.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 17, 2019

I Am an Immigrant. Someday You Might Be One, Too.
Increasingly, people are being forced to flee their homes not just by war and poverty, but also by climate change. It's time we rethink our antiquated ideas about immigrants.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 17, 2019

China's Brutal ‘Boarding Schools'
Beijing's indoctrination centers for Muslim Uighurs are stark violations of human rights.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 17, 2019

letters: Reflections on the College Scandal
Readers clarify who was really harmed, defend the deserving Ivy Leaguers, advise parents to "back off" and sympathize with the kids of the parents charged.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 17, 2019

letters: Dreaming of a Smaller, Sustainable Living Space
Readers emphasize the many advantages of smaller dwellings.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 17, 2019

letter: Racial Bias in Medical Care
A cardiologist discusses how to eliminate it.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 17, 2019

Netflix Has Turned Its Back on Latinos
The cancellation of "One Day at a Time" hurts in a way the diversity numbers can't fully convey.

NYT > Opinion
Mar 16, 2019

This 8-Year-Old Chess Champion Will Make You Smile
Overcoming life's basic truth: Talent is universal, but opportunity is not.

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