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Do Republican moderates even know what they want?
They don't seem to have grasped that they're negotiating from a position of weakness.
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In case you didn’t think we need to fix the tax code
Tax scoundrels need to be reined in.
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How Erdogan turned the Turkish courts into a political weapon
The Turkish 'justice' system targets critics with verdicts as random as they are outlandish.
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Inside the GOP playbook: Attack ‘woke’ corporations, protect their low tax rates
The anatomy of the GOP scheme to win back power.
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Why is the GOP waging a culture war? Follow the money.
The right-wing money machine has become the tail wagging the elephant.
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A democracy-based national security agenda must start at home
Nonpartisan groups have put out a guide for pro-democracy policies. But it has serious shortfalls.
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The Republican Party needs union workers
Many Republicans surely celebrated Amazon's victory over unionization efforts. But the party needs a better response.
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GPS is endangered by a misguided FCC decision made during the Trump administration
The Biden administration has an opportunity to undo a potentially devastating ruling that ignored government-wide, bipartisan criticism.
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The U.S. is facing its worst addiction crisis ever. Biden must step up his response.
The U.S. addiction epidemic is at its worst level ever. It deserves more attention.
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Technologies give velocity to stupidity, but they don’t make people stupid
Technologies do not relieve us of responsibility for how or what we think.
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Republicans infrastructure talking points are crumbling
Defense of big corporations and quibbling about "infrastructure" won't carry the day.
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Congress must fix a fatal flaw in the D.C. statehood bill
If the bill passed, the Supreme Court could reject it for admitting D.C. under a constitution that failed the requirements of the guarantee clause.
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Derek Chauvin’s defense is in fact a damning indictment
The shaky science of "excited delirium."
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History will cast a shadow over Biden’s decision to withdraw from Afghanistan
Biden must pray that the troops he is bringing home will never have to go back.
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Will Biden’s foreign policy sap his domestic policy?
The U.S. can't afford to be the "indispensable nation" abroad while rebuilding at home.
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Infrastructure for the future is more than roads and bridges
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and other Republican senators are trying to convince Americans that the administration’s infrastructure plan is nothing more than a “green fad.”
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An ignored water crisis is at the center of the farmer protest in India
The chief reason for the perilous water crisis is the over-extraction of groundwater.
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Rebecca Carroll talks about her experience as a Black woman being raised by White parents
The author of "Surviving the White Gaze: A Memoir" discusses her Opinions piece on transracial adoption: "Trying to navigate this existence and this identity, it was just exhausting."
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Biden takes the easy way out of Afghanistan. The likely result is disaster.
It will mean abandoning those Afghans who believed in building a democracy that guaranteed basic human rights.
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Drawing a gun
A cartoon by Michael de Adder.
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Students have to be smart about taking on college debt
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D.C.’s lack of translation is a health issue — and a civil right issue
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The U.S. is fighting its way out of the pandemic, but a virus wildfire is spreading abroad
India and Brazil lead the way with out-of-control coronavirus spread.
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Biden’s Afghanistan withdrawal could be the first step to a Taliban takeover
Pulling out the last U.S. troops may send the country into a downward spiral.
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Why the Johnson & Johnson pause should bolster confidence in vaccines
The news may be disappointing, but it shows our health agencies are taking safety issues seriously.
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Vaccines won’t save Michigan from its covid-19 surge
The best strategy Gretchen Whitmer and other governors have is the same public health restrictions we've been using for a year.
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Biden promised bipartisanship. Instead he’s made Washington more partisan and divisive.
Just as Democrats redefined “infrastructure,” the president is now trying to redefine “bipartisanship.”
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Kentucky shows the GOP can embrace voting reform — if there are few minority voters to worry about
Congressional Democrats are right to seek uniform ballot-access standards for all federal elections.
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