February 20, 2019 | President Trump has declared a "National Emergency" in a bid to free up funds to build a border wall. Then he went to Mar-a-Lago.
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February 13, 2019 | In this too-short observance month, Tracey L. Rogers takes a much longer view of the Black legacy in this country.
February 6, 2019 | This week in OtherWords, several contributors offer up worthier "emergencies" than immigration.
January 30, 2019 | The Trump administration's human rights record is worse than anything you'll find in Venezuela.
January 30, 2019 | Do we think people who armed death squads and started wars really want to “bring democracy” to Venezuela?
January 23, 2019 | Amid a government shutdown, at least one branch of government is still kicking: The Supreme Court.
January 16, 2019 | This week marks Martin Luther King, Jr's 90th birthday.
January 9, 2019 | Trump's immigration speech was full of falsehoods, but that was hardly a surprise.
January 9, 2019 | The president is going to demonize the media no matter what they do. So why not do the right thing?
December 21, 2018 | Hundreds of thousands of federal workers this year faced the prospect of getting furloughed right before Christmas.
December 20, 2018 | The outgoing House speaker’s entire career was a cash grab for billionaires, capped off by a low trick to literally starve children.
December 19, 2018 | Lame-duck power grabs by Republicans who lost elections are overriding the will of voters in dangerous ways.
December 12, 2018 | This week, President Trump set off fireworks in the Oval Office, vowing (again) to shut down the government over border wall funding.
December 5, 2018 | Republicans want to overturn elections. I want to argue about dead presidents.
December 5, 2018 | New debates, especially on overlooked subjects, bring new vibrancy to our civic life. In death, even flawed politicians can do us that final service.