Rage Is the Only Language I Have Left

One of the first times I wrote about the police killing of an unarmed Black man was when Michael Brown was gunned down in the summer of 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. Brown was a Black teenager accused of an infraction in a

Our Firearms Problems Just Keep Piling Up

“Lock them up. There are things that you can do,” a Houston assistant police chief said last week after a 3-year-old boy fatally shot his 8-month-old baby brother in the family home. The assistant chief was talking about guns, not the 3-year-old.

Lessons for America From a Weird Portland

As I see it, the city has basic management problems but also enjoys considerable strengths and social capital; Covid-19 mortality was low partly because people wore masks and looked out for one another. So what lessons are there for the country? One

Should Rare Side Effects Halt Use of a Vaccine?

To the Editor: Re “Johnson & Johnson Shots Halted in U.S. Over Rare Clotting Effect” (front page, April 14): Over the past few months, I have been taken aback by the number of conversations I’ve had with educated, worldly friends or acquaintances

The 20-Year War: The U.S. Is Leaving Afghanistan

To the Editor: Re “Biden Sets End Date for Nation’s Longest War” (front page, April 14): After the murder of my brother-in-law on Sept. 11, 2001, I traveled with a delegation of 9/11 family members to Afghanistan the following January to see

Why the Anti-Abortion Side Will Lose, Even if It Wins

Produced by ‘The Argument’ The Supreme Court — and its post-Donald Trump conservative majority — is currently deciding whether to take up a case that could be the final blow to Roe v. Wade. Overturning Roe, the 48-year-old decision protecting the right

Don’t Fear Cryptocurrencies. Manage Them.

Since last fall, cryptocurrencies — digital tokens that represent money, stored on completely decentralized networks of public digital ledgers — have boomed. It’s led to a bullish frenzy among those who see them as a generational wealth-creation opportunity or view themselves as

My Police Union Holds Bad Cops Accountable

This week, a veteran officer in Brooklyn Center, Minn., killed an unarmed man, claiming to have mistaken her gun for her Taser. The Ethical Society of Police, a St. Louis group consisting mostly of Black officers, was quick to comment on the

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