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Open to Debate: Free speech vs. shout-downs Open to Debate: Free speech vs. shout-downs
13 weeks ago -
Commentators Donald A. Downs and Wayne Madsen debate the question "Does shouting down opposing speakers undermine the spirit of free speech?” [Read More]
Commentary: Hooray for Hillarywood? Commentary: Hooray for Hillarywood?
13 weeks ago - - MAUREEN DOWD
Is Hollywood really ready to give a 67-year-old woman a leading role in a big-budget production? Hillary Clinton’s campaign has echoes of various classic movies. [Read More]
POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: Santorum's stealth candidacy POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: Santorum's stealth candidacy
13 weeks ago - - G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG
It was quite a run. Since 1968, the Republican presidential nominee has been an incumbent president, incumbent vice president, a former vice president, son of a president or the runner-up in the previous presidential primary. [Read More]
Commentary: Nation needs passenger rail Commentary: Nation needs passenger rail
13 weeks ago -
Less than a day after a passenger train derailed in Philadelphia, killing eight people and blocking lines up and down the Eastern Seaboard, a U.S. House panel voted to cut Amtrak’s budget by $252 million, or one-fifth. [Read More]
Commentary: Two-year schools invest in immigrants, communities Commentary: Two-year schools invest in immigrants, communities
13 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
ROCKVILLE, Md. — Fidelis Militante immigrated to America 10 years ago from the Philippines. When she was still in high school, she qualified as a nursing assistant and volunteered at retirement homes here in the Washington, D.C., suburbs. [Read More]
Commentary: The insecure American Commentary: The insecure American
13 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
America remains, despite the damage inflicted by the Great Recession and its aftermath, a very rich country. But many Americans are economically insecure, with little protection from life’s risks. [Read More]
Commentary: 'Bin Laden's Bookshelf' Commentary: 'Bin Laden's Bookshelf'
13 weeks ago -
The release of a partial list of books, documents, press clippings and other materials the United States government says were seized from Osama bin Laden’s compound in Pakistan does make for some intriguing rummaging. [Read More]
Commentary: A small, happy life Commentary: A small, happy life
13 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
A few weeks ago, I asked readers to send in essays describing their purpose in life and how they found it. A few thousand submitted contributions, and many essays are online. [Read More]
Commentary: A failure of intelligence Commentary: A failure of intelligence
13 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Contrary to Jeb Bush, it wasn’t actually too hard to see through the propaganda barrage that led the United States to invade Iraq in 2003. [Read More]
As I See It: Invest in pre-K now, not prisons later As I See It: Invest in pre-K now, not prisons later
13 weeks ago -
At a recent budget hearing, a senator asked, “If you were to advise us as to an investment that we should be making in another agency, in another part of government, that would impact what you do, change the outcome of what you do, what would you recommend?” [Read More]
Commentary: Polluted political games Commentary: Polluted political games
13 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
I’ve admired the Clintons’ foundation for years for its fine work on AIDS and global poverty, and I’ve moderated many panels at the annual Clinton Global Initiative. [Read More]
Commentary: Highly debatable numbers muddle Commentary: Highly debatable numbers muddle
13 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
There’s a former Republican National Committee chief who could teach his present-day successor, RNC Chairman Reince Priebus, why he, Fox News and CNN co-conspirators must urgently fix something they apparently don’t realize they’ve just flummoxed up. [Read More]
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