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TECHNOLOGY IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST
Parenthood shouldn’t be a bar to public office
Something’s wrong when politicians can spend campaign cash on tuxedos and club dues but not child care.
Press freedom is under attack in Latin America. Biden can help defend it
The United States must step back into its traditional role defending the free press in the hemisphere.
Debra Haaland as interior secretary — a champion for the land
The appointment is a chance to set right the many betrayals of land ownership and use.
Governor Baker is right — schools must reopen
Children have fallen behind academically. Pediatricians report rising anxiety and depression among kids. Schools can reopen safely for in-person learning, and it’s past time they do.
Becerra’s fearlessness frightens GOP foes
But a pandemic is no time to delay the confirmation of the head of the Department of Health and Human Services.
‘Civilianizing’ police details can be win-win
Thousands of requests go unfilled even as BPD maintains a stranglehold on those lucrative gigs.
IDEAS | Rachel Rebouché and Mary Ziegler
Could Roe v. Wade really become ‘the law of the land’?
Democrats may not pull off a national abortion-rights law. But there are other ways to shore up the right to choose.
David M. Shribman
Fight within the GOP is disrupting Biden’s playbook
The debate inside the Republican Party will have the effect of changing the equilibrium of all of American politics — and already is blunting Biden’s efforts to forge some bipartisan alliances.
Hypocritical Republicans suddenly care about ‘temperament’
After ignoring years of their former president’s mean tweets, GOP senators are now holding a woman of color to a more punishing standard.
Despite census delays, accuracy must be the top goal of redistricting
States should prioritize getting it right over getting it fast.