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Bernie Sanders would like to talk about Social Security

He is reintroducing his Social Security Expansion Act on Wednesday.

Why the United States will never have high-speed rail

Our country’s infrastructure and legal system are just not up to the task.

Trump’s summit with Kim Jong Un is partly hot air. It could also make the world safer.

There’s something real and fundamental in the negotiations.

How Robert Mueller’s probe could break down our partisan divide

Partisan tribalism seems to rule politics. But some issues seem to be able to bend the numbers.

It’s time to rethink what teachers are for

They are indispensable, but technology is quickly changing their role.

Trump’s sacrifices are hard. You think it’s easy working 11 to 5?

Who else has accomplished having so much Executive Time?

Democrats are learning to copy Trump. Uh-oh.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez gets in on the gaslighting action.

Exactly which Trump policies do Democrats want to undo?

The president is boxing in his 2020 rivals.

What’s up with Trump and dogs?

His contempt for canines is telling.

How Trump can get the rest of his wall money — without a shutdown or emergency

He can’t win this shutdown fight. But he can win a sequester fight.

‘White privilege’ in America: The blissful ignorance of Ralph Northam

He must become a rhetorical sledgehammer against the conspiracy of silence that has cloaked his life and hobbles our nation.

Take the deal, Mr. President

You gotta know when to hold ’em and when to fold ’em.

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The federal merit system keeps our democracy safe. Trump and the Senate are killing its guardian.

The Merit Systems Protection Board is about to lose its last member. It’s a disgrace — and a danger.

  • Ben L. ErdreichSteven L. Katz

What Ronald Reagan would tell President Trump about arms control

Treaties and negotiations have more uses than Trump seems to realize.

  • Victoria Nuland

Will Harvard continue to fail Asian Americans — or will it learn from the past?

It still doesn’t have an Asian American studies program.

  • Renee Tajima-Peña

Science needs to think globally. A Paris Agreement for research could be the answer.

If we want to address the world’s issues, we can’t think about research nationally.

  • Elizabeth H. Blackburn

Blaming Trump for their problems is the one thing Europeans can agree on

Why the U.S. president makes a perfect scapegoat.

  • James Kirchick
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China is brainwashing more than a million Uighurs. The world must demand justice.

In a newly released video, a man claiming to be Abdurehim Heyit says he is alive and well following reports of his death in a Chinese reeducation camp.

The questions Ralph Northam and Justin Fairfax must answer

Virginia’s governor and lieutenant governor can’t simply hunker down; they need to address the accusations against them.

Keeping the Metro open later could also mean keeping it less safe

The District’s threat to force Metro to restore later hours could sidetrack the transit system’s ability to perform necessary preventive maintenance.

Democratic female members of Congress cheer after U.S. President Donald Trump said there are more women in Congress than ever before during his second State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S. February 5, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (JONATHAN ERNST / REUTERS)
Democratic female members of Congress cheer after U.S. President Donald Trump said there are more women in Congress than ever before during his second State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S. February 5, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (JONATHAN ERNST / REUTERS)
The holiday may be new, but the ability of female friendships to create political change is centuries old.
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President Trump wants the press to check out the Great Tariff Debate of 1888. Okay!

On tariffs, what can 1888 tell us about 2019?

Galentine’s Day and the political power of women’s friendships

The holiday may be new, but the ability of female friendships to create political change is centuries old.

  • Kimberly A. Hamlin

When the Catholic Church’s prohibition on scandal helped women

And why that policy turned tragic in modern times.

  • Sara McDougall

So how is ‘truthful hyperbole’ going in foreign policy?

Donald Trump promised a lot in foreign policy. He has little to show for it.

Blackface is just a symptom of American medicine’s racist past

The study of medicine is rife with racist assumptions and experiments that still shape health outcomes today.

  • Christopher D. E. Willoughby

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