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Opinion | Kathryn Garcia for Mayor

Her ideas and experience stand out in a crowded field of Democratic hopefuls. Her ideas and experience stand out in a crowded field of Democratic hopefuls. Supported by By The Editorial Board The editorial board is a group of opinion journalists whose views are informed by expertise, research, debate and certain longstanding values. It is […]

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Opinion | A Verdict in Facebook’s Show Trial

In the end, they passed the buck. A year ago, Facebook introduced an oversight board that it said would help it answer difficult moderation questions — that is, who is allowed to use the social media site to amplify his voice and who is not. Yet when presented with its most consequential issue — whether […]

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New envoys, new hope for US-China relations?

Power Play is a weekly column that looks at various facets of US-China rivalry and its implications for Asia. China and the United States are expected to send new envoys to each other’s countries soon, refreshing the slate with two highly experienced and well-regarded career diplomats. Please subscribe or log in to continue reading the […]

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Atlantia investors to meet May 31 on CDP's sweetened bid for motorway unit

MILAN (Reuters) – Atlantia will ask shareholders on May 31 to assess an improved offer for its motorway unit presented by state investor CDP and its partners, the group controlled by Italy’s Benetton family said late on Friday.FILE PHOTO: The logo of an infrastructure group Atlantia is seen outside their headquarters, in Rome, Italy October […]

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Opinion | The Jimmy and Joe Show

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden has respect for his elders. And there aren’t that many of them. Before the president’s rally near Atlanta on Thursday, he and Jill went out of their way to pay respects to the 96-year-old Jimmy Carter. This made Biden the first president to make a pilgrimage to Plains since Carter left […]

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Opinion | How to Make Your Small Talk Big

We’ve forgotten how to talk to people. For more than a year, we have mostly been apart. We’ve learned to put a premium on efficiency, whether in masked exchanges on street corners or on work calls between distractions. We talk fast and abruptly shift from greetings to agenda-driven updates. Then we replay it when we’re […]

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Opinion | Policing Is Not Broken, It’s ‘Literally Designed to Work in This Way’

Produced by ‘The Argument’ Derek Chauvin has been found guilty of the murder of George Floyd. But whatever bittersweet feelings the rare outcome elicited were short-lived, since instances of police brutality compound almost daily. There’s no debate: Policing is broken in America. But how do we fix it? To answer that question, Jane brings together […]

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Opinion | The Triumph of the Anti-Legislator

Don’t look now, but Mark McCloskey is eyeing a run for the open Senate seat in Missouri. Yes, that Mark McCloskey, the wealthy St. Louis lawyer who became a MAGA star after he and his wife, Patricia, brandished semiautomatic weapons at protesters marching past their mansion last June. Barefoot and defiant, the McCloskeys cut quite […]

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Opinion | Biden’s Recognition of the Armenian Genocide

Readers say it has always been a matter of human rights, not politics, and highlight the continuing problem of Turkish intimidation. To the Editor: Re “Biden Recognizes Ottoman-Era Massacre of Armenians as Genocide” (news article, April 25): I am a first-generation Armenian-American and grandson of survivors of the Armenian genocide. President Biden’s recognition of mass […]