Mary Jo Copeland talks about choosing decency over anxiety and fear: "If you see something that needs to be changed, try changing it. If you see somebody who needs help, help them. People act like that’s saintly, but shouldn’t it be basic? Why isn’t it basic?"
Biden is leading (+9) the national polling average.
Average of national polls since Oct. 12 that meet Washington Post standards for transparency and quality. Includes polls by Economist-YouGov, NBC-WSJ, PBS NewsHour/NPR/Marist, SurveyMonkey-Tableau and Quinnipiac University.
There’s a growing disaffection inside the Royal Thai Police with the institutions that have long dominated politics in the kingdom. Over the past week, several police officers have been photographed raising the three-finger salute, a symbol of resistance and solidarity that the young demonstrators borrowed from the Hunger Games series.
A Washington Post review of data on more than 2,600 people detained in 15 cities finds a mostly young, diverse group of people who demonstrated close to home and were charged largely with nonviolent misdemeanors.
By Meryl Kornfield, Austin R. Ramsey, Jacob Wallace, Christopher Casey and Verónica Del Valle
In the days since Ezechiel Nguemezi died, a series of events has left strangers knowing his name and forced them to see one of the most unfair aspects of the pandemic: Many financially struggling families are experiencing layers of loss.