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Poor tenants get thrown into court without lawyers — and so they almost always lose
In Cleveland, there is a chance for a level playing field in housing court. In the city next door, tenants are more likely to be thrown out of their homes.
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Our dad is held unjustly in an Iranian prison. This is his story.
President Biden, please don’t let our dad be forgotten.
Earth Day
President Biden holds a two-day summit virtually with world leaders to address climate change.
The anti-immigrant sentiments of the America First Caucus should have no place in the GOP
Republicans today should reaffirm Lincoln’s creed and reject this brand of nativism.
Biden isn’t FDR. He’s the anti-Reagan.
Finally, a Democratic president makes a clean break with a Republican legacy that has loomed over American politics for four decades.
You probably haven’t watched any of the Best Picture nominees. They’re worth it.
The seven movies in competition explore some of the most essential questions in American life.
We should soon stop catering to the vaccine holdouts
Secure vaccine passports are warranted.
Hank Azaria apologized for playing Apu. I accept. And I appreciate it.
Azaria can't undo the damage he did to my and other actors' careers. But it's still good to hear him acknowledge it.
Our policymakers are still obsessing over risks but forgetting about rewards
We need to think more carefully about policy balance.
Better to publish than squelch that Philip Roth book
The publisher erred by halting its publication.
How to confront systemic racism? Heed the call of Martin Luther King.
Though George Floyd has received some measure of justice, we must still challenge what King called “the system, the way of life and the philosophy” that led to Floyd's death.
The United States can’t ignore China’s vaccine diplomacy in Latin America
The Chinese are deploying vaccines for political leverage.
The problems with policing are vast. Ending qualified immunity should be just the start.
Far-reaching reforms and rethinking are essential if the United States is going to end the impunity of law enforcement that has damaged countless lives.
Don’t give Republicans another inch on the Jan. 6th commission, Democrats
Democrats can't allow Republicans to bury the truth about that horrible day.
It’s time to cut off the gas for Myanmar’s military coup leaders
The Biden administration should impose sanctions that could prevent civil war.
The White House is creating a smokescreen for why it hasn’t raised refugee admissions
If the president believes migrants are central to American values, he needs to act.
Putin’s Russia isn’t a model for anyone
The world's largest country doesn't enjoy much respect.
Back to the future
A cartoon by Michael de Adder.
India is collapsing under a second wave of coronavirus. Callousness and incompetence are killing us.
The country’s blundering, callous and shortsighted response is chillingly captured at overrun graveyards and cremation grounds.
Philonise Floyd: For my brother George Floyd, this is what justice feels like
Our family has received a measure of relief. For other Black Americans, only time will tell if the Chauvin verdict signals real change.
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The anti-constitutional D.C. statehood pretense
Democrats’ devotion to constitutional propriety expired at noon, Jan. 20. 
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70 years after the Moton student strike, we must meet the new civil rights crisis in education
Let us honor Barbara Johns with a national commitment to fix the inequity the past year exposed.
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The Castros are finally gone. The U.S. should end the Cuba embargo and open the gates.
The embargo hasn't worked for either country.
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College sports are not professional sports’ farm teams
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A simple fix for Montgomery County’s climate promise
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The pandemic has been awful. It could have been so much worse.
Had the coronavirus hit even a few years earlier, more of us would have gotten sick. And more of us would have lost loved ones, businesses and jobs.
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Biden says he wants unity. He can prove it by supporting Tim Scott on police reform.
Biden pledged that as president he would work “across the aisle to reach consensus.” Well, here is his chance.
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