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John M. Crisp
Are those who don't raise children failed humans?
I take issue with the pope's implication, for two reasons.
Steve Bannon is onto something about the logistics of power
To influence the path of democracy, you need to be involved in the real work of politics, not just the hobby of it, and preferably on a local level.
Gun violence continues in Philadelphia
And yet officials are quick to tout effectiveness of unproven strategies.
Sondra Samuels and Ken Powell
Our kids can't wait for Congress
The state must invest its plenty in the youngest and most vulnerable.
Debilyn Molineaux, The Fulcrum (TNS)
How to tame your inner authoritarian
It's one of humanity's many struggles, but we can't let it affect our higher offices.
Lucinda Myles McCray
We must prepare for a post-pandemic (but not post-COVID) world
It's time to recalibrate our expectations and behaviors to deal with this future.
The high cost of humbug
Beware politicians who see prices and wages in need of improvement everywhere they look.
Why the Democrats are not saving democracy
Their echo chamber of discussion makes it hard to focus on real change.
2022's global risks include not reckoning with 2021's domestic one
America's ability to effectively respond to geopolitical crises is hindered by divisions apparent in the attack on the Capitol.
Are we really facing a second civil war?
The notion can't be dismissed, although there's reason to doubt.
Stephen L. Carter
Ask no questions, otherwise you can't say you were told lies?
The verdict in the Elizabeth Holmes case sends a mixed message to investors.
An ugly, unnecessary struggle over a road
Northern Minnesota township should have reached a deal with family.
Breaking up is hard to do
Disunion may be more desirable than civil war, yet less likely.
Elliott Payne, Robin Wonsley Worlobah, Jeremiah Ellison, Jason Chavez-Cruz and Aisha Chughtai
City must stand up to interests, enact robust rent control
We must pass policy that reflects the needs of Minneapolis's majority-renter population.
World's definition of 'refugee' shortchanges economic migrants
It's not just war, torture or persecution that force people to seek better lives elsewhere.
the editors of Bloomberg Opinion
Why Trump's 'Remain in Mexico' is worth preserving
The policy, reluctantly restarted by the Biden administration after court rulings, has yielded results.
Just one thing could increase our troubles now — inflation
We've been here before, and this time the result could be ruinous.
Take a Jan. 6 break from the social media riot
For this anniversary, give yourself one day to avoid the toxic flurry of internet activity.
Legacy of Jan. 6 insurrection: U.S. seen globally as a power in decline
Most Americans don't realize the level of shock among our allies and the glee among our adversaries.
Thomas L. Friedman
Legacy of Jan. 6 insurrection: Our last best hope is U.S. business leaders
They represent the old center-right. They have much to lose from turmoil. They have leverage. I wish they were using it better.
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Ethnic studies will turn schools into extremist boot camps
Biden's unexpected walk on the supply side
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Farewell to a teller of hard truths
The sublime beauty of my friend Bob Saget's filthy comedy
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