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Torture in our national soul

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Terrorism | Otto von Bismarck, the great 19th century German chancellor, once remarked, “ Laws  are like sausages. It is better not to see…

The problem of police and the policed

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Police | The recent police killings of black men—Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Akai Gurley—accidental or not, justified or not, remind us of the difficulty at the…

Our digital life together

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Technology | In a 1974 interview (see video clip below), Arthur C. Clarke, the grand man of science fiction and author of 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), confidently predicted…

The poisoned well in Washington

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Immigration | The chatter in the news is that the president, by issuing executive orders to defer deportation action on 5 million illegal aliens, has “poisoned the…

Let’s make a deal Obama-style

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Immigration | The newspapers reporting Republican victories in the midterm elections had not even been bundled yet for the trash when President Obama threw down the…

No permanent victories

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Campaign 2014 | The morning after Tuesday’s midterm elections, the buzz on my Long Island commute was about how the Republicans had mopped up. The GOP likely will end…

The big import of small things

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Faith & Inspiration | Life is routine. Most days are filled with minor, seemingly insignificant events and the hum of quickly forgotten daily tasks. It began when we were children.

Heroism at a moment’s notice

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Canada | You hear gunshots. You look in the direction of the sound and see people scattering. Your attention is now focused on what you are sure is a developing crisis…

The Obama trust deficit

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Presidency | With the midterm elections just two weeks away, President Obama should reflect soberly on his approval ratings, the lowest of his presidency, which indicate a…

Good religion is good for politics

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Government | Americans want to see more religion in politics. According to a recent Pew Research poll, 49 percent of respondents think that churches and other houses of…

All too human government

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Government | The government—especially the federal government—is comforting and scary at the same time. You like the protection it gives you, but you don’t want to…

The inefficiency of love

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Poverty | New York is a city of 8 million souls—55,000 of them, just over one-half of 1 percent, are homeless. But it’s still a lot of people, and a lot of…

 
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