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Opinion | We Need to Offer More Than Asylum – by Roberto Suro – NYT

Enforcement alone won’t stop them, certainly not enforcement consistent with our laws. So the root causes must be addressed. In the meantime, the families will keep coming. As we’re seeing yet again, our asylum system is dysfunctional. What we need … Continue reading

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Opinion | This Russian Company Knows What You Like on Facebook – By Siva Vaidhyanathan – NYT

By Siva Vaidhyanathan Mr. Vaidhyanathan is the author of a book about Facebook. July 12, 2018,    37 comments “Not long ago, debates about privacy and surveillance were theoretical. What’s the harm if Amazon and Google and Facebook know my … Continue reading

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Opinion | For Trump Failure Is the Only Option – by Paul Krugman – NYT

So Donald Trump went to a NATO summit, insulted our allies, then made the absurd demand not just that they increase defense spending — which they should — but that they raise it to 4 percent of G.D.P., much higher … Continue reading

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Editorial | Why Breast-Feeding Scares Donald Trump – The New York Times

The push by United States delegates to the World Health Organization to water down or scrap a simple resolution meant to encourage breast-feeding in underdeveloped countries was many things — bullying, anti-science, pro-industry, anti-public health and shortsighted, to name a … Continue reading

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Opinion | The Art of Containing Trump (and Putin) – By Stephen Sestanovich – NYT

Divided administrations produce incoherent diplomacy. That’s why President Trump’s meeting next Monday in Helsinki, Finland, with Russia’s president, Vladimir Putin, is unlikely to go well. In their preparations for the summit, Mr. Trump and his advisers appeared to recognize the … Continue reading

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Croatia Digs Deeper- Burying England’s World Cup Dreams – By RORY SMITH – NYT

MOSCOW — Their legs had stopped working long before the end. Their muscles ached, their lungs heaved, their bodies creaked and groaned. Croatia’s players had hit their limits and traveled beyond them, yet again; they had drained themselves of adrenaline; … Continue reading

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Opinion | Brexit Meets Gravity – by Paul Krugman – NYT

These days I’m writing a lot about trade policy. I know there are more crucial topics, like Alan Dershowitz. Maybe a few other things? But getting and spending go on; and to be honest, in a way I’m doing trade … Continue reading

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Opinion | Someone Should Tell Donald Trump About America’s High Tariffs – The New York Times

To hear President Trump tell it, every other country in the world is taking advantage of the United States by selling milk, cars, steel and other products to America while refusing to buy made-in-the-USA merchandise. His ceaseless complaint about trade … Continue reading

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Germany’s Europe-Shaking Political Crisis Over Migrants Explained – The New York Times

By Max Fisher and Katrin Bennhold July 3, 2018 88 The near political breakdown in Germany marks the beginning of the end for the European experiment, for an era of openness toward refugees and migrants in the West, and for … Continue reading

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López Obrador- an Atypical Leftist- Wins Mexico Presidency in Landslide – The New York Times

By Azam Ahmed and Paulina Villegas July 1, 2018 MEXICO CITY — Riding a wave of populist anger fueled by rampant corruption and violence, the leftist Andrés Manuel López Obrador was elected president of Mexico on Sunday, in a landslide … Continue reading

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