Europe’s Vaccine Rollout Has Descended Into Chaos

PARIS — It should have been Europe’s finest hour. Battered by multiple waves of Covid-19, lockdowns and recession, the European Union had found a noble way to prove its raison d’être: by making the vaccine equally available to its 27 member states,

We Are a Nation of Child Abusers

Imagine you have some neighbors in a mansion down the road who pamper one child with a credit card, the best private school and a Tesla. The parents treat most of their other kids decently but not lavishly — and then you

Aleksei Navalny's Courtroom Speech

Following are excerpts from a speech given by Aleksei Navalny in Russian in a Moscow courtroom on Tuesday, as transcribed and translated by the Moscow bureau of The New York Times: I would like to begin by discussing the legal issue here,

The Scars We Carry

Now we are engaged in a great debate about the lessons and meaning of the Trump era. To progressives like me, the past four years have been a period of mendacity, incompetence, racism and — in the end — insurrection. The wounds

Sham Justice for Navalny in ‘Putin’s Fief’

To the Editor: I read with dismay and disgust “Prison Sentence Stifles the Voice of a Putin Critic” (front page, Feb. 3), about Aleksei A. Navalny’s sentence of more than two years handed down Tuesday. Let’s stop calling the country Russia, stop

Dreaming of Our Post-Pandemic Lives. Plus: An Announcement

Listen and subscribe to “The Argument” from your mobile device: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Play | RadioPublic | Stitcher | RSS Feed Michelle and Ross dream of a post-pandemic world. Michelle is ready to meet with friends again once vaccinated,

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