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Op-Ed Contributor: How a Trump Turnabout on Gay Rights Hurts Republicans

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 07:21:25 GMT

The president should resist the pressure from his far-right flank to allow discrimination by federal employees.

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Editorial: A Republican Health Care Bill in Search of a Problem

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:53:00 GMT

The G.O.P. has no coherent idea or shared vision of what it wants to achieve, aside from killing Obamacare.

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Op-Ed Columnist: Tweeting Toward Oblivion

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 07:21:24 GMT

President Trump on Tuesday.Can Donald Trump ditch his imagined grievances and save his presidency?

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Op-Ed Columnist: White Pride and Prejudice

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 07:21:25 GMT

Portrait of Jane Austen by her sister Cassandra.When the alt-right adopts Jane Austen.

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Op-Ed Columnist: Calling On a Few Good Men

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 07:21:24 GMT

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis waiting to greet President Trump this month at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland.An open letter to the adults in the Trump administration with the most integrity.

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Disability: ‘Cure’ Me? No, Thanks

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 07:20:24 GMT

My core belief is that my brothers and sisters in disability are O.K. as they are.

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Op-Ed Contributor: Why Trump’s N.I.H. Cuts Should Worry Us

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 07:21:24 GMT

The president’s stance on science funding could have serious consequences.

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Op-Ed Contributor: The Problems With Originalism

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:05:16 GMT

Senator Dianne Feinstein questioning Neil Gorsuch on the first day of his confirmation hearing.Judge Gorsuch’s preferred theory of constitutional interpretation is self-undermining.

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Op-Ed Contributor: The Truth About New York City’s Elite High Schools

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:11:46 GMT

The Bronx High School of Science, one of the “specialized high schools” in New York where admission is determined solely by an exam.Bad policy and a false narrative of inferiority are keeping black and Latino students out of some of the city’s best schools.

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Op-Docs: How Does Life Live?

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 19:41:57 GMT

“Where does the sun go? Can girls be robots? Why don’t worms have faces?” A little girl wants to know.

Editorial: Rex Tillerson Has Shown No Illusions About North Korea

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 07:21:24 GMT

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson during his recent trip to Asia.He has seemed to rule out negotiations, but there is little hope of moderating the danger without them.

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Editorial: Mr. Trump Goes After Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 07:21:24 GMT

Richard Cordray of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau testifying on Capitol Hill last year.The bureau has been doing what the president pledged to do in his campaign: protecting Americans from a system that has “robbed our working class.”

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Taking Note: Work Is My Self-Care

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 19:36:42 GMT

Corporate messages of self-care tend to preach idleness. I’m suspicious.

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Op-Ed Contributors: Making Solar Big Enough to Matter

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 13:52:13 GMT

China’s solar industry is expanding in ways that make it imperative for the United States to up its game.

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Op-Ed Contributor: Gorsuch, Abortion and the Concept of Personhood

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 13:51:22 GMT

Neil Gorsuch on the first day of his confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill.The Supreme Court nominee explored the issue in a book, making it fair game for senators. The answer could tell us a lot about his take on Roe v. Wade.

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Op-Ed Contributor: A Toast to David Rockefeller

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 19:59:13 GMT

David RockefellerThe man who was a friend to many, including Uncle Stan.

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Letters: Judge Neil Gorsuch, in the Senate Spotlight

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:13:56 GMT

Neil Gorsuch on the second day of his confirmation hearing.A reader says hearings should not be held for the nominee of a president under a cloud of suspicion. Another suggests not fighting the nomination.

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Letter: London Shaken by a Fatal Attack Near Parliament

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:58:42 GMT

People came to the aid of the wounded after the driver of a large vehicle mowed down pedestrians on Westminster Bridge.Readers express sadness, resolve and fear upon hearing the news.

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Letter: Rules of Counterterrorism

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:35:12 GMT

The rubble of a building destroyed by a United States drone strike in October 2011 in southeastern Yemen.It is no surprise that the Trump administration would cast the removal of Obama’s constraints on counterterrorism as lawful, a reader writes.

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Letters: Trump’s Threats to Recalcitrant Republicans

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:19:22 GMT

President Trump and Tom Price, the secretary of health and human services, arriving for a meeting with House Republicans at the Capitol on Tuesday.The president is channeling Don Corleone, by warning of payback if they oppose the health bill.

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Letter: The A.M.A.’s Opposition to the Health Bill

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:59:52 GMT

A reader is not surprised because the doctors’ group has opposed previous efforts at health reform.

Letter: Eat Plants, Not Animals

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:01:55 GMT

Farm Sanctuary writes that “we can feed more people with fewer resources by eating plant foods.”

Letters: Capital Drama: Trump vs. Comey

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:55:19 GMT

James Comey, left, testifying on Capitol Hill on Monday.Readers emphasize the issues at stake, for the country and the world.

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Op-Ed Columnist: Gorsuch’s Legacy, and the Planet’s

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:21:25 GMT

Cherry blossoms covered in ice near the Jefferson Memorial in Washington.Ultimately, some influential conservatives will surely decide they care about the health of the planet. Right?

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Letter: Political Days of Yore

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 18:24:51 GMT

A reader bemoans the “turmoil” and “daily outrages” of the Trump presidency.

Letter: U.N. Report on Israel

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 18:21:28 GMT

The Palestinian ambassador to Lebanon, Ashraf Dabbour, left, helped Rima Khalaf put on a traditional Palestinian scarf after she announced her resignation from the United Nations in Beirut.A former United Nations official writes that President Trump’s anger at a study bodes ill for the relationship between the U.N. and the United States.

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Letter: Trump’s ‘Plan’ for ISIS

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 18:16:34 GMT

President Trump touring a warship with Defense Secretary Jim Mattis in Newport News, Va., at the beginning of March.Is it cynical to ask how many fighters and civilians have died because Mr. Trump has withheld his “extremely tough” plan?

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Letter: Kitty Dukakis, on Veterans’ Mental Health

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 18:11:35 GMT

She praises a remedy that will help those veterans who have less than honorably discharges.

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Op-Ed Contributor: Randy Rainbow: The Terrifying, Tolerance-Promoting ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Sat, 18 Mar 2017 18:29:57 GMT

A gay character? This progressive open-mindedness will not stand!

Letter: Developing a Zika Vaccine

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:58:18 GMT

An official of Sanofi, the drug maker, emphasizes the importance of government-industry partnerships.

Letter: Derek Walcott’s Acts of Sexual Harassment

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:54:24 GMT

A former reporter for The Harvard Crimson describes the case brought by a Harvard freshman.

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: ‘W.’ and the Art of Redemption

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 18:17:07 GMT

George W. Bush’s portraits of Sgts. Daniel Casara, left, and Leslie Zimmerman in “Portraits of Courage: A Commander in Chief’s Tribute to America’s Warriors.”Painting gave George Bush a deeper view of things. And me of him.

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Vietnam '67: A Frontline Nurse for the Vietcong

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 07:21:21 GMT

Nguyen Thi Do, a former Vietcong nurse, at home in Qui Nhon, Vietnam.As a young woman, Nguyen Thi Do saw the horrors of war up close.

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Exposures: The Gangs of L.A.

Sat, 18 Mar 2017 19:55:01 GMT

2016: A former gang member who is now a rapper, the K.A.S., a.k.a. Lil Kasper.What ever happened to the “gangbanger”?

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Op-Ed Columnist: The Unifying American Story

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 09:31:50 GMT

Puritans leaving England for America, circa 1635.The Exodus tale as a national creed.

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Editorial: U.N. Accepts Blame but Dodges the Bill in Haiti

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 07:21:21 GMT

A cholera patient at a clinic in Rendel, Haiti, being bathed with soap and water mixed with Clorox.It caused a cholera epidemic, but there’s no money behind its promises to eradicate the disease.

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Op-Ed Contributor: How Trump Can Fix Health Care

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 07:21:21 GMT

The House G.O.P. plan to replace Obamacare has won few fans on the right or left. Here’s a proposal to unite them: catastrophic coverage for all.

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Editorial: Comey’s Haunting News on Trump and Russia

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 00:41:04 GMT

The F.B.I. chief’s disclosure of an inquiry into possible election collusion makes a special prosecutor and a select congressional committee crucial.

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Editorial: Neil Gorsuch Faces the Senate

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 00:26:14 GMT

Neil Gorsuch at his confirmation hearing on Monday on Capitol Hill.Here’s a good question for Judge Gorsuch: Why are you here? There’s only one honest answer: “I shouldn’t be.”

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Fixes: Bonds That Combat the Isolation of Military Life

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 00:07:33 GMT

Amanda Yeram, a Blue Star Families staff member whose husband is deployed overseas, with her daughter, Emma, and son, Logan. She found the group after multiple moves made her feel isolated.In an era when the military is all-volunteer, building communities helps warriors and their families bear all of the domestic hardships.

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American Dreamers

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 16:21:39 GMT

Stories from young people who, under the Obama administration, were spared deportation and permitted to work. Now, their status is in jeopardy.


Fri, 02 Sep 2016 21:03:02 GMT

Thomas B. Edsall

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 22:05:09 GMT

Timothy Egan

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 22:05:20 GMT

Linda Greenhouse

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 22:05:26 GMT

Steven Rattner

Mon, 25 Jan 2016 19:14:10 GMT

Mustafa Akyol

Tue, 26 Jan 2016 01:29:18 GMT

Tahmima Anam

Tue, 26 Jan 2016 01:30:39 GMT

Allison Arieff

Tue, 26 Jan 2016 01:31:54 GMT

Julia Baird

Tue, 26 Jan 2016 01:33:03 GMT

Vanessa Barbara

Tue, 26 Jan 2016 01:33:57 GMT

Jochen Bittner

Tue, 26 Jan 2016 01:36:10 GMT

Antony J. Blinken

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:11:27 GMT

Jennifer Finney Boylan

Tue, 26 Jan 2016 01:38:44 GMT

Arthur C. Brooks

Tue, 26 Jan 2016 01:39:43 GMT

Brittany Bronson

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:17:59 GMT

Jennine Capó Crucet

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:12:42 GMT

Richard Conniff

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:24:09 GMT

Matthew d’Ancona

Tue, 26 Jan 2016 01:54:22 GMT

Pamela Druckerman

Tue, 26 Jan 2016 01:55:32 GMT

Michael Eric Dyson

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:19:33 GMT

Mona Eltahawy

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:28:55 GMT

Jill Filipovic

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:06:36 GMT

Richard A. Friedman

Wed, 29 Apr 2015 05:07:37 GMT

Roxane Gay

Thu, 19 Mar 2015 20:19:15 GMT

Masha Gessen

Tue, 26 Jan 2016 01:58:31 GMT

Adam Grant

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:45:00 GMT

Sandeep Jauhar

Wed, 29 Apr 2015 05:05:16 GMT

Sylvie Kauffmann

Tue, 26 Jan 2016 01:59:48 GMT

David L. Kirp

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 17:12:09 GMT

Nikos Konstandaras

Tue, 26 Jan 2016 02:01:40 GMT

Ivan Krastev

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 17:13:10 GMT

Kenan Malik

Tue, 26 Jan 2016 02:06:35 GMT

Lydia Millet

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 17:14:17 GMT

Shmuel Rosner

Tue, 26 Jan 2016 02:10:24 GMT

Anna Sauerbrey

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 17:15:36 GMT

Beppe Severgnini

Tue, 26 Jan 2016 02:11:32 GMT

Judith Shulevitz

Thu, 19 Mar 2015 18:19:12 GMT

Mimi Swartz

Thu, 19 Mar 2015 18:19:18 GMT

Aatish Taseer

Tue, 16 Feb 2016 14:45:47 GMT

Héctor Tobar

Thu, 19 Mar 2015 20:19:15 GMT

Maxim Trudolyubov

Thu, 19 Mar 2015 20:16:34 GMT

Zeynep Tufekci

Wed, 29 Apr 2015 05:09:56 GMT

Moises Velasquez-Manoff

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:15:40 GMT

Peter Wehner

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 17:21:24 GMT

Jennifer Weiner

Thu, 19 Mar 2015 20:16:34 GMT

Molly Worthen

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 17:22:18 GMT