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Editorial: After the Michael Brown non-indictment, the reforms Ferguson needs

Demonstrators block a busy intersection while marching through the streets to protest the August shooting of Michael Brown, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in St. Louis. (David Goldman/AP) By Editorial Board November 24 at 9:36 PM After weeks of anticipation, protesters in Ferguson, Mo.,...

vanden Heuvel: Rethinking the cost of Western intervention in Ukraine

By Katrina vanden Heuvel November 25 at 9:13 AM Samantha Power, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, recently cautioned Americans against intervention fatigue: “I think there is too much of ‘Oh, look, this is what intervention has wrought’ . . . one has to be careful...
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Post Partisan: The crisis of leadership and confidence in Ferguson, Mo.

By Jonathan Capehart November 24 at 10:31 PM After introducing and swearing in the members of the Ferguson Commission, Missouri governor Jay Nixon addresses the media at the Missouri History Museum on Tuesday, November 18, 2014, in St. Louis. Michael Brown was shot and killed by...
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Editorial: Marion Barry, gifted politician

WASHINGTON, D.C. – JANUARY 29: FILE: Mayor Marion Barry poses for a portrait at his office in Washington, D.C. on January 29, 1985 following an interview with The Washington Post. (Lucian Perkins/The Washington Post) By Editorial Board November 23 at 1:04 PM FOR YEARS in...

Editorial: Mr. Obama needs a tougher deal to curb Iran’s nuclear ambitions

By Editorial Board November 22 at 6:15 PM THE DIPLOMATIC betting is that the negotiations on Iran’s nuclear program will end with an agreement to defer Monday’s deadline for a few months. Sanctions on Iran would remain, as would Tehran’s suspension of its most...

Editorial: The art of the deal between Democrats and Republicans

By Editorial Board November 22 at 6:17 PM IT HAS been a tumultuous November for the American political system. The Republican party swept to victory in the midterm elections, ousting the Democrats from control of the Senate in a result widely interpreted as voter repudiation of...

Editorial: Net neutrality and the Internet balancing act

By Editorial Board November 22 at 6:14 PM Everyone from giant Internet service providers to lone “Twilight” fan-fiction writers loves “net neutrality.” But few who genuflect toward the phrase can make sense of the bureaucratic battle raging in and around the Federal...

Punished for wearing hoodie while black

November 23 at 8:18 PM I cried as I read the story of Reginald Latson in Ruth Marcus’s Nov. 16 op-ed column, “Cruel and unusual punishment for the autistic.” This tragedy began with a call to the police by a neighbor who deemed suspicious the sight of a black male wearing a...

Editorial: Safety delays over faulty air bags

By Editorial Board November 23 at 8:20 PM THE NATIONAL Highway Transportation Safety Administration is widening its crackdown on air bags at risk of exploding — potentially killing or maiming the people they are supposed to protect. This is another case in which it has taken...

Obamacare is unaffordable for me

November 23 at 8:18 PM I’m glad Alice Rivlin thinks that filling the hole for those not part of an employer-sponsored health plan but too young for Medicare and not poor enough for subsidies is a resounding success under the Affordable Care Act [“The true meaning of...