A bestselling female author was revealed to be three men. The episode tells a deeper story.
Women are successful authors in their own right and are not bound by the limits of literary genres and stereotypes.washingtonpost.com
Afghanistan needs aid, but that won’t fix our broken nation. Uplifting girls will.
Millions of girls are out of school in Afghanistan. At least 130 million girls are out of school worldwide. This cannot continue.washingtonpost.com
Terry McAuliffe and Glenn Youngkin take it to the wire in Virginia
With the election in less than two weeks, Democrats are nervous, and perhaps with reason.washingtonpost.com
Finally, an answer for Johnson & Johnson vaccine recipients. Here’s what I chose.
Here's how they should go about choosing their next dose.washingtonpost.com
Humanity needs big plans. ‘Dune’ and ‘Foundation’ show how hard it is to make them.
It's infuriating to watch Congress fiddle while it feels like the world is burning. But there are more human reasons why it's difficult to tackle millennia-sized problems.washingtonpost.com
The misleading campaign against a Biden-nominated bank regulator
Saule Omarova's supporters believe tempests are being ginned up to disguise the financial sector’s real objection to Omarova — her tough approach to banking regulation.washingtonpost.com
Fiona Hill testified against Trump. Now she’s worried Biden isn’t doing enough to save democracy.
A former Trump administration official issues a stark warning.washingtonpost.com
Democrats want to crack down on tax cheats. Republicans balk.
Republicans accuse Democrats of a Marxist plot to track the minute details of Americans’ financial lives. The reality is far different.washingtonpost.com
Trump and his herd are the real RINOs. So I stand with the zebras.
On a glorious autumn afternoon this week, I went hunting.washingtonpost.com
Sticks work better than carrots to increase covid vaccinations, so use more sticks
Bribing people to take the vaccine sounds better than forcing them, but it hasn’t workedwashingtonpost.com
We need a hypersonic weapons reality check. And talks with China and Russia.
What the scary-sounding weapons can and can't do.washingtonpost.com
The fight against malaria finally takes a step forward
After many years, the first malaria vaccine is ready for widespread use.washingtonpost.com
Why Germany’s new MeToo megascandal didn’t surprise me at all
Let's hope the scandal at Europe's biggest newspaper triggers a wide-ranging debate about gender disparitieswashingtonpost.com
A year after #EndSARS in Nigeria, we must remain committed to the global quest for justice for Black people
We must keep working alongside our Nigerian and African siblings for justice in their lands.washingtonpost.com
‘Halloween Kills’ does something increasingly rare in horror. And people aren’t liking it.
The movie puts forward some pretty reactionary ideas.washingtonpost.com
Shah Rukh Khan was a symbol of hope in India. Now his story shows all that is being corroded.
the utter absence of proportionality in the court’s response and the subsequent, often communal, gloating of toxic mobs is revealing.washingtonpost.com
Ask Karen Attiah about critical race theory debates across America
Attiah will answer reader questions at noon ET on Oct. 21.washingtonpost.com
Schools should do away with mask mandates by the end of the year
Masks work. But as with all control measures, there is a time and place for them.washingtonpost.com
Americans trust no one today as they trusted Colin Powell
Will Americans see the likes of Colin Powell again?washingtonpost.com
It’s not Biden’s fault that covid is still such a big problem. Blame his GOP critics.
Biden’s gutsy gamble with vaccine mandates is paying off.washingtonpost.com
If Sally Rooney believes in her own writing, she should want Israelis to read it
The best novels make us see people more fully, in all their contradictions and dimensions. They demand subversive empathy.washingtonpost.com