Washington Post 7-13-2017

The crisis of confidence that’s roiling liberalism

However bad President Trump may be, he is not Vladimir Putin or Kim Jong Un.

Get off the Trump train before it crashes

Vice President Pence and congressional leaders should disembark from the Trump train.

The Democrat who knows the tax code is a ‘rotting carcass’

It’s hard to believe we’ll restore the system’s health in a single legislative session.

How to make the Islamic State’s defeat last

The liberation of Mosul should be celebrated and learned from.

  • Ash Carter
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  • 18 hours ago

The lights go out on the Republican Party

Surely GOP leaders will move with dispatch to disavow Team Trump’s behavior, right? Wrong.

The constitutional crisis in Florida we’re all missing

Gov. Scott is trying to take away his state attorney’s prosecutorial discretion.

  • Karl RacineBeth McCannMiriam Aroni Krinsky
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  • 21 hours ago

The Donald Trump Jr. ‘treason’ talk is ugly and unwarranted

Failure to make the case will surely be used by Trump and his legion of useful idiots into a blanket exoneration.

Why robots won’t steal all our jobs

New technologies inspire new jobs, a study concludes.

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True honor lies not with China’s rulers but with the man they imprisoned until his death

Liu Xiaobo, who died Thursday at age 61, fought back relentlessly against an authoritarian regime.

This is why Russia wanted to help Trump

It’s about Putin’s adherence to a set of values that are antithetical to what have been bedrock American values.

Worried about trust in government, senators? Prove you deserve it.

The GOP response to Donald Trump Jr.’s newly public emails has been to play down the issue.

Donald Trump Jr. is interviewed by Sean Hannity on Fox News Channel on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Donald Trump Jr. is interviewed by Sean Hannity on Fox News Channel on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Aid from the Russian government wouldn’t fly in any campaign.

The positively true adventures of dating in the 1990s

There was a lot of good. There was also a lot of bad. And there was a fair amount of ugly.

The black-white unemployment gap is at an all-time low. Here’s how to keep it there.

A study from the Federal Reserve underscores the importance of full employment for minority workers.

I’m an American rabbi. Israel no longer recognizes my religious authority.

Fundamentalists in Israel are shunning open-minded Jews from the rest of the world.

  • Gil Steinlauf
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  • 7 hours ago
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Syria, January 2017 - A little girl stands in the ruins and looks up into the sky for fighter jets in a destroyed street alley in East Aleppo. (Christian Werner/Zeitenspiegel) (Christian Werner/Zeitenspiegel)
Syria, January 2017 – A little girl stands in the ruins and looks up into the sky for fighter jets in a destroyed street alley in East Aleppo. (Christian Werner/Zeitenspiegel) (Christian Werner/Zeitenspiegel)
Getting there was hard. Taking it in was harder.

Kids are living with their parents longer. It’s a good thing.

We should embrace multigenerational living in our housing codes and culture.

  • Jonathan Coppage
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  • 5 days ago

The battle for Aleppo is over. I returned to my hometown to see what’s left.

Getting there was hard. Taking it in was harder.

  • Jwanah Qudsi
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  • 6 days ago

Five myths about hippies

No, they didn’t share lovers or organize political protests.

  • Joshua Clark Davis
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  • 6 days ago

Sally Hemings wasn’t Thomas Jefferson’s mistress. She was his property.

How euphemistic language hides the true history of slavery

  • Britni Danielle
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  • 6 days ago

The greatest new addition to the Capital Crescent Trail in D.C.

The D.C. portion finally has a bench.

  • Peter Harnik
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  • 5 days ago

How Baltimore can reform its way out of a crime wave

The police department is short-staffed and overworked.

  • Nate Loewentheil
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  • 5 days ago

Memo to Jason Chaffetz: These are the congressional workers who actually need a stipend

Unpaid internships come at a great cost to the nation.

  • Carlos Vera
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  • 5 days ago

Two Virginia counties did the improbable: They replaced their voting machines

Voting technology is way behind the times.

  • Michael WindleMatthew Caulfield
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  • 5 days ago

Stepping inside Jefferson’s perfect house (no, it’s not Monticello)

His attempt at a perfect house in an imperfect world.

  • Diana Muir Appelbaum
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