OpEd


The New York Times – United States

Trump, Russia, and the News Story That Wasn’t

Times editors knew the federal authorities were looking into allegations of ties between Donald Trump and Russia. But they decided not to report it.

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 7:02 pm

Friday Mailbag: Soda, the Health Act and ‘Mrs.’ Trump

Did The Times hold low-income people to a double standard when it wrote about food stamps and soda purchases?

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 10:00 am

Regional Support for Gambia’s Elected Leader

The despot Yahya Jammeh can avoid marring his legacy further by stepping aside peacefully.

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 8:21 am

Rick Perry Studies His Job Description

The nominee for energy secretary discovers that the job involves overseeing a vast nuclear weapons complex.

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 2:16 am

Can President Trump Be Presidential?

His transition has been as peevish as his campaign.

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 12:54 am

A Diplomat’s Advice for the Trump Administration

The Obama administration’s top diplomat for Latin America reflects on her career, relations with Mexico and the limits of a wall.

Posted on 19 January 2017 @ 9:48 pm

Freezing to Death at Europe’s Door

Failure to prepare for the winter threatens the lives of thousands of refugees.

Posted on 19 January 2017 @ 1:37 pm


The Philadelphia Inquirer – United States

Inquirer Editorial: Serial ethics lawbreaker Williams shouldn’t be district attorney

Posted on 19 January 2017 @ 1:10 pm

The Telegraph – Great Britain

Globe and Mail – Canada

Don’t set your hair on fire. It won’t help

Resistance against the President’s extreme brand of populism won’t succeed if we keep our outrage meters set at a steady 10

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 11:21 pm

It was a screed less than a speech: Trump’s endless tweet

The inaugural address is traditionally a call to unity, a declaration of values, an affirmation of hope

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 11:20 pm

The wrecking-ball President’s first act: Defiant and dark

In his inauguration, the new president usually seeks out high-minded ways to remind Americans of what they have in common, largely to bind the wounds from an election campaign that always leaves lingering bitterness. President Trump broke that tradition

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 10:29 pm

On inauguration day, presidents always took the high road. Not Donald Trump

Fairy tales are for multiplexes, not for the steps of the Capitol, where three former presidents sat and listened to his dark and menacing speech

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 9:57 pm

A Q&A with America’s Worst Instincts on Inauguration Day

America’s Worst Instincts consented to an on-the-record conversation, provided I agreed to meet with him at either a historic church in Europe, where I would listen to him talk really loudly, or at a dining establishment federally mandated to have a sneeze guard

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 4:13 pm

Donald Trump: Our anti-American president

The man about to be sworn in as the leader of our country will betray America by doing what he has always done: abandoning principle for the pursuit of profit.

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 10:00 am

In Brad Wall’s deal, clues for medicare’s future

The extension of a private-public MRI project should be getting more attention

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 10:00 am


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