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Commentary: Greece over the brink Commentary: Greece over the brink
4 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
It has been obvious for some time that the creation of the euro was a terrible mistake. [Read More]
Commentary: The power of radical forgiveness Commentary: The power of radical forgiveness
4 weeks ago - - KATHRYN LOPEZ
The power of love recently on display in Charleston, S.C., has been stunning. For a nation beset by hate in recent months, from one city to another, the blood shed there has led to something better. [Read More]
Commentary: To Nubans, 'he's Jesus Christ' Commentary: To Nubans, 'he's Jesus Christ'
4 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
IN THE NUBA MOUNTAINS, Sudan — If you subscribe to the caricature of devout religious believers as mostly sanctimonious hypocrites, the kind who rake in cash and care about human life only when it is unborn, come visit the doctor here. [Read More]
Red-Blue America: Should Hamilton, woman share $10 bill? Red-Blue America: Should Hamilton, woman share $10 bill?
4 weeks ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
Joel Mathis and Ben Boychuk, the Red-Blue America columnists, debate whether Alexander Hamilton should share the $10 bill with an as-yet-unnamed woman. [Read More]
Commentary: One image, two symbols Commentary: One image, two symbols
4 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
PAWLEYS ISLAND, S.C. — One image. Two symbols. Dylann Roof, the accused killer of nine parishioners in a black Charleston church, posted a picture of himself holding a pistol in one hand and a Confederate battle flag in the other. But the reaction to those two objects has been very different. [Read More]
Commentary: Hooray for Obamacare Commentary: Hooray for Obamacare
4 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Was I on the edge of my seat, waiting for the Supreme Court decision on Obamacare subsidies? No — I was pacing the room, too nervous to sit, worried that the court would use one sloppily worded sentence to deprive millions of health insurance. [Read More]
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4 weeks ago -
With a 6-3 decision announced Thursday by the U.S. Supreme Court, the Affordable Care Act stands intact. [Read More]
Commentary: Liberal women cannot put up with criticism Commentary: Liberal women cannot put up with criticism
4 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
I went to hear Ann Coulter speak a few weeks ago at an event sponsored by Philadelphia talk radio station WPHT. It was held at the Colonial Theater in the suburb of Phoenixville, the place where “The Blob” oozed into our national consciousness. [Read More]
Commentary: The Robert E. Lee problem Commentary: The Robert E. Lee problem
4 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
The debate about the Charleston, S.C., Bible study shooting has morphed into a debate about the Confederate battle flag and other symbols of the Confederacy. This is not a trivial sideshow. [Read More]
Commentary: Picking woman who's right on the money Commentary: Picking woman who's right on the money
4 weeks ago -
America’s been discussing women’s influence on our nation’s history, destiny and character. And we managed to talk about women’s contributions for almost, oh, an entire quarter of an hour until the conversation veered back to men. [Read More]
Commentary: Why Charleston shooter was a failure Commentary: Why Charleston shooter was a failure
4 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Has any murdering terrorist ever failed more dramatically than alleged shooter Dylann Storm Roof? [Read More]
Commentary: GOP pack fails first leadership test Commentary: GOP pack fails first leadership test
5 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Today we are focusing on the latest demonstrations of leadership, followship and cowership in American politics. Particularly among those who desperately want, in the very worst way, to become our next Republican president. [Read More]
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