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Authoritarianism has reemerged as the greatest threat to the liberal democratic world — a profound ideological, as well as strategic, challenge. And we have no idea how to confront it.

London’s days as the monarch of Europe’s financial world seem likely to end.

His provocations constitute a call to conscience in the Republican Party.

If there is another Arab Spring, Trump will be one of the losers.

Trump's acting chief of staff didn't offer evidence that the White House would lift a finger to help prevent the next white-supremacist attack.

A party of hypocrites and craven partisans.

Fighting the deadly disease is the sort of global health challenge that requires White House leadership.

Don’t watch their videos, or even speak their names.

No one in recent memory, save for Donald Trump, has received so much free advertising by simply showing up.

Dealers now employ cellphones, texting, social media and home delivery.

In broadcasting from the House and Senate, the network challenges us to think for ourselves, without the clatter of punditry.

After his session with colleagues, Jack Evans may soon be interviewed at the U.S. attorney’s office.

Neither our tech overlords nor their supposed overseers can save us. 

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This vision also applies to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

  • Ilhan Omar
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An insider's guide to the Mueller report's much-anticipated release.

  • Martin Lederman
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It’s time to get rid of the antiquated practice of changing our clocks.

  • Marco Rubio, Vern Buchanan
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Those of us who attend Tree of Life in Pittsburgh were lifted up by our Muslim neighbors after a terrorist act. We should learn from what they did for us.

  • Molly Pascal
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Climate change is causing new weather threats. Our nuclear reactors should have to prepare accordingly.

  • Susan Q. Stranahan
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A police officer stands guard outside the Masjid Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, Monday, March 18, 2019. A steady stream of mourners paid tribute at makeshift memorial to the 50 people slain by a gunman at two mosques in Christchurch, while dozens of Muslims stood by to bury the dead when authorities finally release the victims' bodies. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu) (Vincent Yu / AP)
A police officer stands guard outside the Masjid Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, Monday, March 18, 2019. A steady stream of mourners paid tribute at makeshift memorial to the 50 people slain by a gunman at two mosques in Christchurch, while dozens of Muslims stood by to bury the dead when authorities finally release the victims' bodies. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu) (Vincent Yu / AP)
For decades anti-Arab groups have turned an episode of eighth century history into something it wasn't.
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For decades anti-Arab groups have turned an episode of eighth century history into something it wasn't.

  • James T Palmer
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Why we must fulfill the promise of a famous Supreme Court decision to truly achieve criminal justice reform.

  • Connie Hassett-Walker
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The president’s language sends dangerous signals.

And what we can learn from the era's discarded stereotypes.

  • Edward T. O'Donnell
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A lack of vigilance from our leaders could result in white nationalism re-entering the cultural mainstream.

  • Zachary Smith
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Two hateful ideologies mirror each other’s paranoia and scorn.

  • Khaled Diab
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My story is one shared by many children of immigrants in the United States. As a Cuban American, I rarely saw myself in the movies or TV shows I loved. If I did, people with my last name or my family’...

  • Monica Castillo
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It's the golden age of books by former U.S. ambassadors to Russia.

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this has never been a case about too much race in redistricting; it is about a naked power grab by Democrats.

  • Bill McCollum
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When his baseball dream ended, he began a life of service to Maryland.

  • John W. Frece
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Virginia’s State Corporation Commission should inform the climate debate by releasing its models.

  • David Toscano
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Motorists everywhere resist having their pockets picked.

  • Richard Diamond
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An expanded inspector general function would help with oversight.

  • Anthony A. Williams
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