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Reduce the tax rates

Obama should lead on tax code reform. Now.

Fighting Islamic State

Winning the trust of local Sunnis is key.

Are we at war again?

Some questions for Obama and Congress.

Saudi Arabia’s dilemma

Can the kingdom help fight the Islamic State?

For workers, it’s a sucker’s game

Shareholders get the lion’s share of profits.

Imaginary scapegoats

This anti-immigration story doesn’t add up.

Obama’s wedge issue

It’s easy for golfing to become an obsession.

Shaping the U.S. Navy

How should we project American power?

Tea party pushback?

Why the the 2014 governor races will be key.

Elderly get wealthier

Some hidden good news about wealth inequality.

Terror just a click away

Should violent acts be shared on social media?

Vacation time is over

Obama must get down to the business of governing.

The missing marches

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  • The missing marches

    The missing marches

    Why don’t Muslims protest the Islamic State?

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  • A justified pre-wedding fight

    A justified pre-wedding fight

    Why erase married women’s first names?

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  • The menace of anti-Semitism

    The menace of anti-Semitism

    An old pattern of intolerance resurfaces.

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  • NATO must not fold to Putin

    NATO must not fold to Putin

    What the alliance needs to do next in Wales.

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PostPartisan

Look out for Governor John Kasich

You don’t hear Governor Kasich’s name mentioned too often in Washington, but he could definitely be a competitor for president in 2016.

Outlook & Opinions

A tone-deaf Obama

A tone-deaf Obama

The president’s remarks on the cataclysm in Ferguson, Mo., are extremely disappointing.

When the death penalty is personal

When the death penalty is personal

For families of victims, the debate is not simple and the solution is not clear.

President Obama’s worst week

President Obama’s worst week

Midwest protests, Mideast violence and lots of golf.

A moment or a movement?

A moment or a movement?

What it will take for the events in Ferguson to bring lasting change.

The Islamic State’s war on culture

The Islamic State’s war on culture

The militants are destroying Iraq’s history. Who can stop them?

Best state: Oregon

Best state: Oregon

Its government employees are the least corrupt.

A common enemy

A common enemy

Iraq needs the entire world to help in defeating the brutality of the Islamic State.

Sending freelancers to war

Sending freelancers to war

More news organizations are relying on journalists like James Foley.

Academic inequality

Academic inequality

Colleges’ dirty little secret is their reliance on cheap labor from adjunct professors.

Real-life CSI

Real-life CSI

Judy Melinek reveals her sometimes cringe-inducing job as a beginning medical examiner in “Working Stiff.”

Let your kid play football

Let your kid play football

The game offers lessons in resilience. But first, check the helmets.

Five myths about ALS

Five myths about ALS

The illness behind the Ice Bucket Challenge.

Book Reviews