Monthly Archives: April 2019

Asylum Seekers Face New Restraints Under Latest Trump Orders – By Zolan Kanno-Youngs and Caitlin Dickerson – The New York Times

By Zolan Kanno-Youngs and Caitlin Dickerson April 29, 2019 202 “WASHINGTON — President Trump on Monday ordered new restrictions on asylum seekers at the Mexican border — including application fees and work permit restraints — and directed that cases in the already clogged … Continue reading

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Opinion | The U.S. Military: Like the French at Agincourt? – By Bret Stephens – The New York Times

By Bret Stephens Opinion Columnist April 25, 2019 575 United States Navy carrier strike groups on Wednesday in the Mediterranean Sea.CreditU.S. Navy/U.S. Navy, via Getty Images “Early on a Sunday morning in 1932, a fleet of some 150 fighters, dive-bombers and … Continue reading

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In Push for 2020 Election Security- Top Official Was Warned: Don’t Tell Trump – The New York Times

    By Eric Schmitt, David E. Sanger and Maggie Haberman April 24, 2019 290 “WASHINGTON — In the months before Kirstjen Nielsen was forced to resign, she tried to focus the White House on one of her highest priorities as homeland security secretary: … Continue reading

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Opinion | The Great Republican Abdication – By Paul Krugman – The New York Times

By Paul Krugman Opinion Columnist April 22, 2019 896 Mitch McConnell hanging on President Trump’s every word.CreditBrendan Smialowski/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images “So all the “fake news” was true. A hostile foreign power intervened in the presidential election, hoping to install … Continue reading

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Opinion | Make America Graze Again – By Margaret Renkl – The New York Times

By Margaret Renkl Contributing Opinion Writer April 22, 2019 11 Ewe lambs grazing.CreditWilliam DeShazer for The New York Times “NASHVILLE — Just past the intersection of Highway 70 and Old Hickory Boulevard, in the Bellevue section of Nashville, stands a tiny … Continue reading

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Opinion | Reverend- You Say the Virgin Birth Is ‘a Bizarre Claim’? – By Nicholas Kristof – The New York Times

By Nicholas Kristof Opinion Columnist April 20, 2019 781 This is the latest in my occasional series of conversations about Christianity. Here’s my interview, edited for space, with Serene Jones, a Protestant minister, president of Union Theological Seminary and author of a new memoir, “Call … Continue reading

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Opinion | Think You’re Discreet Online? Think Again – The New York Times

By Zeynep Tufekci Dr. Tufekci is a professor of information science who specializes in the social effects of technology. April 21, 2019 59 CreditAlexis Beauclair “People concerned about privacy often try to be “careful” online. They stay off social media, or … Continue reading

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Opinion | From the Ashes of Notre-Dame – The New York Times

David Lindsay: I read Ross Douthat for the same reason I floss, to practice fighting plaque. I love the power of his prose, and can get mesmerized by it. Here is a commenter, that explains my beef with many Christians. … Continue reading

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Melinda Gates on Tech Innovation- Global Health and Her Own Privilege – By David Marchese – The New York Times

I’m curious about how you decide which strategies you use to try to accomplish your goals. You’re a huge supporter of family planning, but you never explicitly work to get politicians who, say, want to repeal Roe v. Wade voted … Continue reading

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Opinion | How Capitalism Betrayed Privacy – The New York Times

By Tim Wu Mr. Wu is the author of “The Attention Merchants: The Epic Struggle to Get Inside Our Heads.” April 10, 2019 4 CreditCreditErik Carter For much of human history, what we now call “privacy” was better known as being … Continue reading

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