Fighting not only discrimination but also oppressive social policy

December 18 at 5:21 PM No matter the legal niceties, the police killings of Michael Brown, Eric Garner and Tamir Rice took the lives of young males who deserved better and exposed festering problems in our criminal justice system. The Dec. 13 march on Washington was long overdue...

The corrupt sugar trade

December 18 at 5:22 PM Sugar subsidies do distort the market, but not as Carolyn Cheney, chairwoman of the American Sugar Alliance, mentioned in her Dec. 15 letter. According to Ms. Cheney, sugar producers are among the world’s most efficient, and that’s why the...
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Editorial: North Korea’s intimidation of Hollywood cannot go unanswered

James Franco, left, and Seth Rogen in the canceled file “The Interview.” (Ed Araquel/Columbia Pictures via Associated Press) By Editorial Board December 18 at 3:22 PM THE CYBERATTACK on Sony Pictures Entertainment has taken an even more disturbing turn. First it...
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PostEverything: Did historical Jesus really exist? The evidence just doesn’t add up.

By Raphael Lataster December 18 at 6:05 AM Raphael Lataster is a lecturer in religious studies at the University of Sydney. He is author of There Was No Jesus, There Is No God. A partial view of the Nativity scene unveiled in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Tuesday, Dec....
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Robinson: A win for Cuba’s people

By Eugene Robinson Opinion writer December 18 at 11:06 AM President Obama’s historic opening to Cuba is long overdue — and has a chance of hastening the Castro dictatorship’s demise. Critics of the accord should explain why they believe a policy that has failed...

Bye, Bye Late Late

Can’t recall when I first noticed this peculiar late-night TV talk show host staring into the camera. This Scot was standing way too close to the camera. I was intrigued. My late night television habit had included watching David Letterman at 11:35 p.m. on week nights. But...
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Milbank: Marco Rubio’s fury over the Cuba shift

epa04532757 Republican Senator from Florida Marco Rubio delivers remarks on his reaction to US President Barack Obama’s announcement of plans to restore diplomatic and economic ties with Cuba, on Capitol Hill in Washington DC, USA, 17 December 2014. The US released three...

Obama da el régimen de Castro en Cuba un rescate inmerecido

By Editorial Board December 17 at 10:19 PM En los últimos meses, las perspectivas para el régimen castrista en Cuba estaban volviéndose incesantemente más oscuras. Las modestas reformas adoptadas en los últimos años para mejorar las pésimas condiciones económicas se habían...
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Editorial: In crafting her administration, Ms. Bowser is off to a good start

FILE – In this Nov. 5, 2014 file photo, Mayor-Elect Muriel Bowser, speaks to reporters during a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington. The coming special election to fill the D.C. Council seat of Mayor-elect Muriel Bowser will be the first to test...

Editorial: ‘Bonus depreciation’ is an unnecessary subsidy in a flawed tax bill

By Editorial Board December 17 at 7:59 PM THE BEST that can be said for the “tax extenders” bill, approved in the waning days of the 113th Congress, is that it could have been much worse. After the November election, House and Senate leaders attempted to make all 55...