Foreign actors will continue to attack our democracy if we do not act.

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Even Trump’s openly racist remarks aren’t enough for some to take a stand.

He is at war with the central idea of the Republic.

Administrative attacks on health care are just as dangerous as legislative ones.

It’s the commandeering of truth.

It's time to focus on the issues that affect black women, for doing so will help everyone else in America, too — including Trump’s “forgotten” base.

But the narrative that Trump and his voters are racists is too effective to abandon.

King, in that pulpit in Montgomery, had a vision in the struggle for justice in the developing world and the United States in 1957.

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The president’s norm-shattering tweets and comments make news, but his steady undermining of democratic values should sound alarms.

The under-funded agency will be ill-prepared to help taxpayers confused in the wake of tax reform.

The Labor Department proposed rules that would open new avenues to buying shoddier insurance.

Martin Luther King Jr. said unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.

The United States has an obligation to stand up for free and fair elections even when it is not convenient.

This smartphone screen capture shows a false incoming ballistic missile emergency alert sent from the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency system on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)
This smartphone screen capture shows a false incoming ballistic missile emergency alert sent from the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency system on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)
Human error and technical glitches wouldn't be so terrifying if the United States would make clear we don't want war.
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As failures go, what happened in Hawaii was a success.

Our research found that raising the minimum wage in New York state didn't hurt workers there at all.

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That morning in Hawaii, I had to decide whom to text, what to say, and whom to try to save.

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The Nuclear Posture Review calls for the U.S. to use some nukes first.

President Trump's defenders don't know anything about Haiti's history — or the United States's.

  • Jonathan M. Katz
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Venting about racism might feel good briefly, but the structural problems remain.

  • Stacey Patton
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Losing my mother was, in some ways, easier than getting my father back.

  • Sebastian Johnson
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Sexual misconduct persists during traffic stops, ridealongs and mentorship programs

  • Andrea J. Ritchie
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With or without Steve Bannon, the site is no longer the only voice that matters for Trumpism

  • Nicole Hemmer
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The decision to cancel protections for 200,000 immigrants makes little economic sense.

  • David Bier
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When Trump said ‘Islam hates us,’ he may as well have been declaring open season on Muslims.

  • Khaled A. Beydoun
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H.R. McMaster's recent performance as national security adviser has been a mixed bag.

Psychiatric diagnoses should generate empathy, not scorn.

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We're entering an unusual period of low unemployment and high budget deficits. Here's what to like and dislike about that.

Think Trump will not do well at the World Economic Forum? Think again.

Preserving nature is the ultimate conservative stance.

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As we start 2018 and approach the anniversary of President Trump’s inauguration, the foreign policy assessments of his first year are coming in. Most of them are not terribly nice. Evan Osnos, in a New Yorker essay on China’s rise, brutally assesses Trump’s first year as a foreign policy president: “Barack Obama’s foreign policy was characterized […]

Retaining the teachers already employed by a district is better for students and for budgets.

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While the grown-ups argue over whether federal aid would interfere with local control, kids sit in freezing classrooms.

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When it comes to “welfare reform,” I've pointed out that “reform” means “cut.” That's only half the story.

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Washington is enduring a presidential scandal once again. Histories of past crises reveal common threads and turning points -- but also show how Trump stands alone.

Do they hate Americans? And are they destined to have a nuclear bomb?

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Losing my mother was, in some ways, easier than getting my father back.

  • Sebastian Johnson
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Can you guess a chart’s topic without any labels?

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There’s a better way to fund campaigns and celebrations.

  • Stephen Nash
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To end the violence plaguing our streets, we have to fix the inequality that causes it.

  • Catherine E. Pugh
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Existing law, standing alone, is not enough to fully protect Maryland’s children.

  • Adam Rosenberg, Joyce Lombardi
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The system is prone to abuse and not worth the money.

Burning biomass is no better than burning coal.

  • Mary S. Booth, Seth Heald
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