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INSIGHT • Opinions
Trump, Biden and Taiwan
August 14, 2020
America’s commitment to the island should be a campaign issue.
Two Drives Across America in Crisis
August 14, 2020
The drive across the U.S. today feels very different from the one I took after Sept. 11.
World Opinion
Anger Mounts Over Mauritius Oil Spill
August 15, 2020
Islanders have joined together in an effort to contain an estimated 1,000 tons of fuel oil that leaked into the waters surrounding the picturesque nation off Africa’s eastern coast.
Live Covid-19 Tracker and Updates
August 15, 2020
People who recover from the virus have a three-month window of safety, C.D.C. guidance shows. The U.S. Postal Service warned several states that it may not be able to meet deadlines for delivering last-minute mail-in ballots.
Kamala Harris's Undertold, Undersold Story
August 15, 2020
As a prosecutor she can make you tremble. But as a trailblazer can she make you cry?
California Becomes First State to Report 600,000 Coronavirus Cases
August 15, 2020
North Korea lifted a lockdown as New Zealand extended one. Britain will require some travelers to self-isolate. France declared Paris a high-risk region for the virus.
U.S. Coronavirus Death Toll Reflects Sun Belt Outbreaks
August 15, 2020
With the exception of three anomalous days this summer, Wednesday’s U.S. total of more than 1,470 deaths was the highest since late May. Experts say the nation’s new coronavirus database creates problems for hospitals.
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INSIGHT • Editorials
Segregation in woke clothing is not the answer to discrimination at university – but it’s getting scarily popular
August 14, 2020
King’s College London’s Geography Department has learnt what all schools must know in 2020: it’s not what you study, but how tolerant you look while studying it that gets you funding. Apparently, this means embracing segregation. Read Full Article at RT.com
Editorial View
World Editorial
A Geopolitical Earthquake Just Hit the Mideast
August 13, 2020
The Israel-United Arab Emirates deal will be felt throughout the region.
Trump’s Racist, Statist Suburban Dream
August 13, 2020
Racial inequality wasn’t an accident. It was an ugly political choice.
Trump Sends In the Economic Quacks
August 10, 2020
Now he’s prescribing hydroxychloroquine to fight recession.
Beirut’s Blast Is a Warning for America
August 9, 2020
In this country, as in Lebanon, everything is now politics.
Coming Next: The Greater Recession
August 6, 2020
The suspension of federal benefits would create damage almost as terrifying as the economic effects of the coronavirus.
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INSIGHT • Comments
Keeping the torch of global democracy alight
August 14, 2020
Authoritarians are not necessarily gaining the upper hand
UK school-leavers have been sorely let down
August 13, 2020
The ‘Covid generation’ risk seeing their future prospects tarnished


Keeping the torch of global democracy alight
August 14, 2020
Authoritarians are not necessarily gaining the upper hand
UK school-leavers have been sorely let down
August 13, 2020
The ‘Covid generation’ risk seeing their future prospects tarnished
Kamala Harris and the future of the Democrats
August 13, 2020
Joe Biden’s running mate embodies the progressive trend of the party
The UK’s future prosperity depends on a robust recovery
August 12, 2020
Size of the drop in second quarter is less important than the strength of the rebound
Lebanon needs a credible government of reform
August 12, 2020
Ruling elites must empower a new cabinet to overhaul the economy
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INSIGHT • Views
Why the U.S. Is Losing the War On COVID-19
August 13, 2020
Failed leadership, a distrust of scientists, and cultural attitudes have combined to result in an inadequate response
Insight Analysis
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INSIGHT • Talks
You will surprise yourself (and other pearls of wisdom) | Daniel Alexander Jones
August 14, 2020
"Some call me a soul sonic superstar," says Jomama Jones, the alter ego of TED Fellow and theater artist Daniel Alexander Jones. In this stunning talk and performance, Jomama Jones invites us to consider how coming undone can be the first step toward transformation. It's a powerful story of community, growth and renewal -- and how breaking apart can mean breaking open.

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