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Sep 24, 2018

The Party of No Ideas
Republicans aren't even trying to run on their policies.

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Sep 24, 2018

Pigs All the Way Down
Kavanaugh and our rotten ruling class.

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Sep 24, 2018

Man Up, Grassley. Question Blasey Ford Yourself.
Outsourcing this responsibility to female aides or an outside female lawyer because of bad optics is sexist and cowardly.

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Sep 24, 2018

Decent Men Don't Do These Things
Sexual assault is excused as normal and forgivable. It's not. Ask the women who've experienced it.

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Sep 24, 2018

letters: Why Women Don't Report Sexual Assault
As new allegations surface about Brett Kavanaugh, readers discuss the underreporting of sex crimes, prep school culture and more.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 24, 2018

letter: Buying a President
A reader deplores the outsize influence of the wealthy businessman Sheldon Adelson and his wife.

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Sep 24, 2018

What Happens When You Give L.S.D. to an Elephant?
Humans keep finding ways to justify giving dangerous drugs to animals.

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Sep 24, 2018

The Best Way for Democrats to Win Working-Class Voters
Show up on people's doorsteps, and the recipe is simple: listen and offer compelling solutions and information that's new to them that they can connect with their lives.

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Sep 24, 2018

letter: News and Consequences: The Rod Rosenstein Story
A reader criticizes The Times for publishing an article that might lead to the firing or resignation of the deputy attorney general.

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Sep 24, 2018

Why Canada Won't Budge on Trade
Dispute settlements and dairy tariffs go to the heart of how Canada sees its relationship with the United States.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 24, 2018

Jeff Bezos and the Trap of the Charitable-Industrial Complex
He has promised money for schools. There are several grass-roots efforts to spread the Montessori method that could really use the money.

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Sep 24, 2018

Why Can't the Senate Handle the Truth?
Also: The Supreme Court's problems are much larger than the Kavanaugh nomination.

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Sep 24, 2018

The Trouble With South Sudan's New Peace Deal
The agreement will divide the country into a collection of tribes and disenfranchise minorities in each tribal homeland.

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Sep 24, 2018

Journey to a Night Flower
There I was, driving through a parched landscape on a pilgrimage to watch a single flower bloom. Why?

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Sep 24, 2018

The Unlikely Obvious Solution to the U.S.-China Trade War
The way out of the impasse runs through the W.T.O., whether Trump likes it or not.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 24, 2018

The Unlikely, Obvious Solution to the Trade War
The way out of the impasse between the U.S. and China runs through the W.T.O., whether Trump likes it or not.

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Sep 24, 2018

Want to Get Rich Buying Art? Invest in Women
More than ever, female artists are breaking sales records and being recognized for their role in important art movements.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 23, 2018

The Supreme Court Is Coming Apart
It's not just the Kavanaugh mess. Over the long term, the court risks a crisis of legitimacy.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 23, 2018

South Korea's Leader Opens a Door to the North
Moon Jae-in's visit to Pyongyang was a promising step. But the North Korean nuclear threat remains.

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Sep 23, 2018

Thomas, Kavanaugh and Race
There's one distinct difference between the Clarence Thomas hearings and the Brett Kavanaugh hearings.

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Sep 23, 2018

‘America First' Has Won
The three pillars of the ideology — isolationism, protectionism and restricting immigration — were gaining popularity before Donald Trump became president and may outlast his tenure.

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Sep 23, 2018

How Jeff Bezos Should Spend the Money He Promised for Schools
There are several grass-roots efforts to spread the Montessori method he admires that could really use the money.

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Sep 23, 2018

Presidential Lying Is Contagious
Donald Trump's chronic dishonesty threatens to infect his entire administration.

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Sep 23, 2018

Trump's Tariff Trap
The president escalates the trade war with China.

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Sep 23, 2018

Excerpts From the Forum: Agreeing Democracy is Under Strain, Participants at Athens Forum See Reasons to be Optimistic About its Survival
International leaders and policymakers debated a wide range of issues affecting the political health of the globe. Here are highlights from the discussions.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 23, 2018

A Call to Arms for Liberals
Leaders detail how democratic ideals are under attack around the world. But the time has come to fight back.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 23, 2018

Democracy Forges Ahead
At the Athens Democracy Forum, a consensus emerged that democracy is not at a dead end but that it needs constant attention.

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Sep 23, 2018

News Analysis: Can Hungary's Fourth Estate Survive?
The demise of two national newspapers puts the country's independent media — and its democracy — in jeopardy.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 23, 2018

Young, Liberal and Russian
The Kremlin is making enemies of young activists. Now they're leaving, and taking the country's future with them.

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Sep 23, 2018

Saving Our Future
Only activism can restore trust in democracy.

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Sep 23, 2018

letters: Missing American Maestros? Look Again
Readers survey the conducting landscape in the United States.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 23, 2018

letter: The D.E.A.'s Vital Role
An Obama administration drug czar defends the Drug Enforcement Administration from the charge that it has failed to "win the war on drugs."

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Sep 23, 2018

letter: The Decline of the Upper West Side
A longtime resident makes her own tour of a beloved neighborhood.

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Sep 23, 2018

letters: Accused Sexual Assaulter's Tale of Ostracism
Should The New York Review of Books have published the essay by a Canadian broadcaster that led to the departure of the publication's editor?

NYT > Opinion
Sep 22, 2018

Steeper Versus Deeper (Wonkish)
Did finance cause the Great Recession, redux.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 22, 2018

Exposures: Back From the Storm
In Puerto Rico, communities are still reeling from the destruction of Hurricane Maria.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 22, 2018

A Retirement Home's Lessons in How to Keep in Touch
A curator finds much to admire in the creative exuberance of the objects in these halls.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 22, 2018

Still Haunted by Grocery Shopping in the 1980s
In the Brazil of my childhood, we battled hyperinflation to buy ice cream.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 22, 2018

Op-Ed Columnist: Sick to Your Stomach? #MeToo
Two university professors, 27 years apart, face the gauntlet to tell their searing stories about conservatives headed to the high court.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 22, 2018

news analysis: Just Don't Call It Privacy
Amazon, Google and Twitter executives are heading to Congress. Should legislators give consumers control over the data companies have on them?

NYT > Opinion
Sep 22, 2018

We Were Making Headway on Global Poverty. What's About to Change?
We've made extraordinary strides, but the hardest part is in front of us.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 22, 2018

The Burden of Proof for Kavanaugh
If he's asked to prove a negative, he has to be given room to try.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 22, 2018

The Long Year of #MeToo on Capitol Hill
What it feels like to have to prep your boss for the Kavanaugh hearings.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 22, 2018

The Stone: Nietzsche Made Me Do It
What was I trying to escape by making this dangerous trek?

NYT > Opinion
Sep 22, 2018

Britain Stumbles Toward Disunion
Prime Minister Theresa May finds there's no easy way to leave the European Union.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 22, 2018

Is This Man the Antidote to Donald Trump?
Maybe one superrich old white guy from New York can save us from another superrich old white guy from New York.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 22, 2018

What China Can Teach the U.S. About Artificial Intelligence
Visionary research is no longer the most important element of progress.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 22, 2018

The Patriarchy Will Always Have Its Revenge
I want to burn the frat house of America to the ground.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 22, 2018

letters: Teacher Diversity and Learning
Readers discuss findings that students learn better when they are the same race and gender as their teacher.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 22, 2018

letters: When Football Is a Ticket to College
Readers discuss the risks undertaken by minority students who have no other avenue to an education.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 22, 2018

Coming of Age in American Detention
As 17-year-olds they were asylum seekers. On their 18th birthdays they became criminals.

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Sep 22, 2018

Sporting: Why Does the Tennis Season End Before It's Over?
In October and November, the sport exists (Laver Cup!) and doesn't exist simultaneously. I'm both fascinated and irritated by this.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 21, 2018

Op-Ed Columnist: Beto and Ted — Who's Ahead?
The clash of the Texas titans.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 21, 2018

G.O.P. Leaders Can't Even Fake Respect for Christine Blasey Ford
They are struggling to pretend they will fairly weigh her accusations against Brett Kavanaugh.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 21, 2018

This I Believe About Blasey v. Kavanaugh
I believe Blasey deserves to be fairly heard, not automatically believed.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 21, 2018

We Need More Enemies of the People
A forgotten slice of history about courageous African-American high school students and the journalists who covered them.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 21, 2018

The Coders of Kentucky
A bipartisan effort to revitalize the heartland, one tech job at a time.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 21, 2018

Could Our Sibling Bond Survive This U-Haul?
We were so close, and then we all got on the road.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 21, 2018

letter: An Evangelical's Plea: Oppose Kavanaugh
A pastor calls on fellow evangelicals to follow the teachings of Jesus, not the agenda of the Republican Party.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 21, 2018

letter: Trump's Demand of Christine Blasey Ford
A reader criticizes the president for asking that Brett Kavanaugh's accuser provide law enforcement reports about the alleged attack.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 21, 2018

letters: Digging Into Russia and the 2016 Election
Readers offer praise and criticism of an in-depth special report by The Times.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 21, 2018

letter: Anti-Israel Speech on Campus
The Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law defends its actions at American colleges.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 21, 2018

The Dangers of DNA Testing
In a new study, 74 out of 108 crime laboratories implicated an innocent person in a hypothetical bank robbery.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 21, 2018

We Are Not the Resistance
Donald Trump is the one who is pushing back against the new nation that's struggling to be born.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 21, 2018

Is History Repeating Itself in Europe?
A familiar story is playing out across the continent.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 21, 2018

Coders of Kentucky
A bipartisan effort to revitalize the heartland, one tech job at a time.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 21, 2018

Kim Jong-un Has a Dream. The U.S. Should Help Him Realize It.
North Korea's leader wants to be a great economic reformer. Encouraging him is the best way forward on denuclearization.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 21, 2018

Another Case of Vanishing Latino Children
It's the disturbing result of partnerships between local police departments and federal immigration agents.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 21, 2018

Why Is Trump Tacitly Supporting Corruption in Guatemala?
The administration's silence empowers President Jimmy Morales to continue ruling with impunity.

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Sep 21, 2018

Democracy Will Still Surprise Us
Of late, Western democracy has concentrated rather than spread wealth, suggesting it serves injustice. But it is stubborn and adaptable.

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Sep 21, 2018

Silicon Holler
A bipartisan effort to revitalize the heartland, one coding job at a time.

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Sep 21, 2018

Why the ‘Jordanian Option' Won't Die
A confederation of the West Bank and Jordan is once again under discussion. Is it such a bad idea?

NYT > Opinion
Sep 20, 2018

Why We Need an F.B.I. Investigation
A hearing without evidence would be little more than theater.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 20, 2018

Are Airlines Sure We Can Flee Planes Fast? No Way
With smaller seats, bigger passengers and more baggage packed into jets, why haven't evacuation plans been updated?

NYT > Opinion
Sep 20, 2018

A Win for L.G.B.T. Rights in India
After a court decision sets an admirable example for other countries, India still has work to do at home.

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Sep 20, 2018

Making Tariffs Corrupt Again
Trump has perverted the process and undermined U.S. credibility.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 20, 2018

Tesla's Biggest Problem Isn't Elon Musk
The company can survive its chief executive's strange behavior. But it cannot escape $11 billion in debt.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 20, 2018

We Need to Hear From Christine Blasey Ford
Republicans are being unfair. I hope she testifies anyway.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 20, 2018

letters: The Kavanaugh Case: Memory, Truth and Politics
Readers discuss recalling the trauma of rape decades later, Senator Lindsey Graham's comments and how the Senate should proceed.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 20, 2018

How Israel Undermined Washington and Stalled the Dream of Palestinian Statehood
The Camp David Accords were signed 40 years ago. Newly declassified documents show how Israel got its way.

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Sep 20, 2018

The Case for Impeaching Kavanaugh
If the Democrats win the House this fall, they can investigate the charges against him, should he be confirmed.

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Sep 20, 2018

How Strong Does the Evidence Against Kavanaugh Need to Be?
Even if it wouldn't support a criminal conviction or civil liability, a merely credible allegation is enough to disqualify him.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 20, 2018

Let Teenagers Sleep In
Adults need to stop making it so hard for high school students to get a good night's rest.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 20, 2018

letter: Hypocrisy on Immigration
A reader decries the inhumanity of a Trump administration immigration proposal.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 20, 2018

letter: Pregnant Women Should Be Vaccinated
A doctor writes that "antibodies made by the mother protect infants during the first months of life."

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Sep 20, 2018

letters: Libraries Help Alleviate Poverty and Rural Isolation
Readers elaborate on a Sunday Review article's contention that libraries are hardly obsolete.

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Sep 20, 2018

How Democrats Should Talk to People in Farm Country
Like Barack Obama, Deidre DeJear, an African-American small-business owner and candidate for Iowa secretary of state, stresses opportunity, voting rights and unity.

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Sep 20, 2018

Learning to Survive Without WeChat
In China, users of the social media platform must choose between convenience and freedom of speech.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 20, 2018

A Fork in the Road for the Kavanaugh Nomination
Also: A simple financial-aid calculator grows larger. You should try it out.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 20, 2018

Can the Democrats Rise Above?
There is a lot of pressure on their coalition coming from within.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 20, 2018

Democratic Women Are Ready to Win in Farm Country, Too
Like Barack Obama, Deidre DeJear, an African-American small-business owner and candidate for Iowa secretary of state, stresses opportunity, voting rights and unity.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 19, 2018

The Kavanaugh Charade
What are Republicans hiding about him? What don't they want you to know?

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Sep 19, 2018

The Liberalism of the Religious Right
Conservatives who attend church have more moderate views than secular conservatives on issues like race, immigration and identity.

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Sep 19, 2018

Of Time, Tides and Trump
The ocean is rising, but at least we've got hot dogs.

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Sep 19, 2018

Everyone Deserves Better Than This Senate Spectacle
Forget the political finger pointing. Christine Blasey Ford's accusations against Brett Kavanaugh need to be seriously investigated.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 19, 2018

Why Sexual Assault Memories Stick
Christine Blasey Ford says she has a vivid memory of an attack that took place when she was 15. That makes sense.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 19, 2018

letter: How Democracy Is Child's Play
Readers discuss the ways that play builds cooperation and understanding.

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Sep 19, 2018

Kara Swisher: Can the People Who Almost Brought Down the News Business Save It?
Marc Benioff has bought Time, becoming the latest technology mogul to invest in a media property.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 19, 2018

Editorial Observer: Bloomberg's Blind Spot on Racial Injustice
He should acknowledge the error of the N.Y.P.D.'s stop-and-frisk policy.

NYT > Opinion
Sep 19, 2018

Voting at Home Will Help Save Our Democracy
All 50 states should follow the example set by Oregon and Washington.

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