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The GameStop folly isn’t just a get-rich-quick scheme. It’s a tale of inequality.

This is a cry for help, combined with a way to even the score.

Covid-19 has wreaked havoc on young people’s lives. We owe it to them to see this through.

The impact of the coronavirus on adolescents’ well-being should not go overlooked.
  • Oct 28
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Joe Biden and the struggle for American Catholicism

Biden’s inauguration sparked a revealing conflict within the U.S. Catholic hierarchy.

Biden’s covid-19 plan needs to be more ambitious

With new strains of the coronavirus comes even more urgency.

Democrats have vigorously used the filibuster. It’s pathetic they now won’t pledge to protect it.

If Democrats eliminate the filibuster to enact their radical agenda, they would rue that decision when they return to the minority.

How red has Ohio become? The race to succeed Portman may provide the answer.

The candidates who emerge will shed light on the state of Ohio politics. My money’s on Republican Rep. Jim Jordan and Democrat Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley.

Sarah Sanders’s bid for governor tells us a lot about the state of the GOP

How much influence will Donald Trump have over the party?

The fight to revive democracy has only just begun

Two bills awaiting the new Senate would ensure that everyone can vote — and that their votes matter.

Former white nationalist Derek Black puts the Jan. 6 insurrection into perspective

Derek Black, the godson of David Duke and the son of the creator of the website Stormfront, discusses the future of white nationalism in the context of recent events.
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As an educator, I qualified for the vaccine. Why did I feel so guilty getting it?

I got to the front of the line because Arizona has prioritized educators. What about everybody else?
  • 1 day ago

If the Senate doesn’t convict Trump, here’s how to discourage him from running again

Both sides might find reason to curb his ambition.
  • 1 day ago

Everyone should be wearing N95 masks now

With better masks, essential workers could have hospital-grade protections. What's stopping us?
  • 1 day ago

Arizona’s GOP has been dysfunctional before, but this time feels different

Behind the Trumpist state party's censure of Cindy McCain, Gov. Doug Ducey and former senator Jeff Flake.
  • 2 days ago

Biden must fight for immigration reform like never before. Until I see that, consider me a skeptic.

Forgive those of us who feel that this latest move, although ambitious and promising, could be just another pledge that goes nowhere.
  • 2 days ago
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The Trump era’s depredations are still emerging

Another impeachable offense: ensnaring the Justice Department in his election lies.

Russians just revealed Vladimir Putin’s weakness

Raucous protests over the arrest of Alexei Navalny have exposed the rotten foundations of Putin’s rule.

Lloyd Austin’s focus on sexual misconduct in the military offers hope for real change

In his first directive, the new defense secretary orders a top-down review by commanders of their efforts to fix the problem.

How President Biden can advance rights for marginalized groups

The Trump administration made it harder for poor people who needed legal help. It’s time for a change.
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Montgomery County has been slow on its climate promises. But there’s a ray of light.

A proposed zoning change would allow solar panels in the Ag Reserve.
  • 5 days ago

Maryland should abandon its digital tax scheme

The unintended consequence of this misguided legislation could be far worse than the purported revenue gains.
  • 5 days ago

Why Virginia is helping develop innovative alcohol detection technology

Social distancing has not reduced the frequency of drunken driving.
  • 5 days ago

How a young man went from his first job caring for poor field workers to D.C. Superior Court judge

Russell Canan’s new book shares heartfelt confessions about the tensions between his judicial life and inner life.
  • 5 days ago
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