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STAT: The Readout Loud
DEMOCRACY UNDER SIEGE
TECHNOLOGY IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST
Open America’s doors to refugees from Hong Kong
Washington should offer residents of Hong Kong facing life under communism the same escape route it offered refugees from Cuba, Vietnam, and the Soviet empire.
Stand down, Mr. President
Trump didn’t start the fire. But he’s pouring gasoline on the flames.
Yes, Trump can deploy troops to suppress protests
The authority is rarely used, however — and for good reason. Even under the most responsible command, injecting military forces into a domestic crisis has the potential to make a bad situation worse. Under Trump, it could be disastrous.
Trump’s America vs. America
In declaring war on anti-racism protesters, Trump’s American carnage presidency is ready for its savage close-up
Michael A. Cohen
Stop the comparisons to 1968. America is facing a very different set of risks today
What’s happening in America’s streets is ugly, violent, and disturbing. It’s one of the most sustained periods of national unrest in decades. But it’s still nothing like 1968.
No time to waste on mail-in voting
It’s the best way to protect voters during a pandemic, yet Trump fights no-excuses absentee voting. Now Massachusetts lawmakers try to set things right.
Trump can’t win after this — can he?
Can America really choose four more years of his sad and destructive agenda? It comes down to numbers that may not show up in polls — only in hearts that reveal themselves on election day.
Should Twitter censure presidential tweets?
Truth is impossible to regulate.
Trump hijacks the debate over Internet law
The foundational law governing social media could use an update. But that should come from careful consideration in Congress, not from a fit of pique in the Oval Office.
In the midst of a crisis, China moves to crush Hong Kong’s autonomy
Congress should sanction Chinese officials to hold them accountable for attacking human rights and democratic freedoms.