by Jon Healey In a lengthy decision upholding Facebook’s temporary ban on former President Donald Trump, the social network’s oversight board called out several of the company’s […]
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What will Joe Biden’s big crisis be?
by Doyle McManus When Harold Macmillan became Britain’s prime minister in 1957, a reporter asked him what could blow his government off course. “Events, dear boy,” Macmillan […]
Lessons from India’s COVID crisis
by Trudy Rubin As America beats back COVID-19 with vaccines, the catastrophe in India reminds us that much of the world’s population has yet to receive a […]
Tax the rich? Here’s what Biden forgets
by Alexis Leondis President Joe Biden proposes to impose steep new taxes on high earnings and lucrative investments to help pay for expanded child care and other […]
Biden’s big government era
By Star Parker When I began my work 25 years ago, my vision for fixing our poor, broken communities was driven by my belief in America and […]
U.S. bridges need more investment
by Peter R. Orszag In the debate over President Joe Biden’s infrastructure and climate bill, it was perhaps inevitable that some policymakers would object to including anything […]
Ethics problems bigger than Coney Barrett
by Timothy L. O’Brien A lot of hand-wringing has accompanied Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett’s $2 million book deal (including from those of us who wish […]
Who pays for Fla. woman’s anti-vax rants?
by Fabiola Santiago Even for a city with a storied history of deep-pocketed scam artists who swoop in and dazzle the powers-that-be, the quackery at Centner Academy […]
How can Americans be so polarized?
by Dave Anderson Gallup’s fresh quarterly assessment of Americans’ political leanings finds 44% of Americans regard themselves as independents. This is a remarkable statistic — especially because […]
Let’s keep teaching outdoors: Benefits of learning outside
by Claire Latané During the pandemic, schools across the country turned themselves inside out, holding classes outdoors to reduce the spread of the coronavirus. And now that […]