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May 30, 2023 5:30 am

Unnecessary Solutions to Imaginary Problems

Across the country, Republican legislatures and governors are blazing a path of regress in a world of make-believe.
Bill Lueders
May 27, 2023 5:30 am

“We Owe Them Something”

Editor’s note: What follows are President Reagan’s remarks at Arlington National Cemetery on Memorial Day in 1986.


Ronald Reagan
May 27, 2023 5:30 am

“To Fight Out a War, You Must Believe Something”

Editor’s note: Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. delivered this address to a group of Civil War veterans in Keene, New Hampshire,…

Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
May 26, 2023 5:30 am


As the Supreme Court rules on ‘waters of the United States,’ it’s worth remembering how water issues have shaped our…
Daniel McGraw
May 25, 2023 5:30 am

The Right-Wing Embrace of Bloodlust

Daniel Penny and Daniel Perry have similar names, and bloodthirsty fans.
Bill Lueders
May 22, 2023 5:30 am

Why Trump Wants U.S. to Default on Debt

And why Biden now says he’s “looking at” invoking the Fourteenth Amendment.
Dennis Aftergut
May 22, 2023 5:30 am

Martin Amis, 1949–2023

A craftsman whose abhorrence of cliché helped create greatness.
Bill Ryan
May 18, 2023 5:30 am

Is the Belarusian Dictatorship Doomed?

The United States and its European Allies must prepare to replace a European dictator with a democracy.
Eric Edelman, Vlad Kobets, and David J. Kramer
May 17, 2023 5:30 am

A Ray of Bipartisan Hope in Wisconsin

After years of state GOP skulduggery, some Republican lawmakers have become willing make common cause with Democrats on election oversight.
Bill Lueders
May 16, 2023 5:30 am

When a Shitposter Runs a Social Media Platform

Bad news for democracy: Elon Musk loves to promote fringe figures and to denigrate responsible journalists.
Donald Moynihan