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Disaster season is upon us. The pandemic changes everything.

Government at all levels will need to step up in this complex disaster environment.

26 May 2020 10:29 pm
26 May 2020 10:15 pm
Cartoons: The promise and reality of Hong Kong freedom

When Hong Kong was handed over to mainland China in 1997, I didnt have much hope for the freedoms its citizens have previously had to survive the transition.

26 May 2020 10:11 pm
26 May 2020 10:10 pm
Twitter, you share responsibility for Trumps indecency. Do something about it.

The platform should show that its standards actually mean something.

26 May 2020 9:37 pm
Presidential customs worth restoring

We did not think we would miss the little things.

26 May 2020 9:00 pm
Trumps war on reality just got a lot more dangerous

Trump is prioritizing the creation of an illusion of normalcy over actually getting it done.

26 May 2020 7:24 pm
Memorial Day showed how risky reopening is

We pay a terrible price for lack of self-discipline.

26 May 2020 7:00 pm
This summer, we can test-drive best practices for safely reopening schools

Summer programs whether in person, remote or a hybrid could allow officials to develop plans based on experience, not hypotheticals.

26 May 2020 6:29 pm
Three lessons from Nebraska that show how progressive candidates can win

The public health and economic crises have given real-world urgency to policies once considered idealistic.

26 May 2020 5:30 pm
College students: Take a gap year, but use it to make a difference

The 2020 gap year should focus on service and work.

26 May 2020 5:30 pm
26 May 2020 5:15 pm
Petri Dishes

Send in your questions to Alexandra Petri, who'll offer a lighter take on the news and political in(s)anity of the day.

26 May 2020 8:10 am
Why military-style gear at protests rings hollow

Some carry weapons and wear military-style gear to political protests to show a willingness to use force to protect their way of life.

25 May 2020 8:17 pm
Can we stop pretending Trump is fit to be president?

Don't let Republicans escape their own moral culpability for this disaster.

25 May 2020 7:38 pm
I put off explaining death to my autistic son. Covid-19 convinced me I couldnt wait any longer.

His life quite literally revolves around predictable schedules and recreation, and virtually everything he depended upon was eviscerated overnight.

25 May 2020 5:30 pm
Just how bad could a second wave be?

It depends on what we do.

25 May 2020 4:30 pm
Celebrity gossip is stronger than any virus. Thank goodness.

Andre Leon Talley, Elon Musk, Alison Roman, Ben Affleck and Ana de Armas are amusing us and revealing some deeper truths.

25 May 2020 2:45 pm
Opinions Live with Eugene Robinson

Send in your questions to Eugene Robinson, who'll discuss his latest columns and political news.

25 May 2020 8:10 am
Trumps I know you are, but what am I? campaign rolls on

It worked for Trump once and could work for him again.

24 May 2020 9:48 pm
24 May 2020 7:30 pm
Trump has a peculiar way of distancing

But he's really good at it.

24 May 2020 7:30 pm
America may be opening back up, but most of our land is still off-limits. Lets change that.

A more evolved understanding of private property will help us feel healthier, freer and more equal long after the current crisis has passed.

24 May 2020 6:00 pm
What 2020 graduates can take away from the unhappy timing of this pandemic

Even if they don't know it, they carry the 1960s in their souls.

24 May 2020 6:00 pm
We need a slow, step-by-step restart with China

The Chinese are poised to swamp our markets. We should take it slowly.

24 May 2020 5:30 pm
Remember all of todays heroes, from the overseas base to the corner grocery

Lets express gratitude to those who are risking their lives to protect and sustain others, from overseas bases to the corner grocery.

24 May 2020 5:30 pm
James Mattis: Social distancing cant stop the closeness we feel honoring the cost of freedom

Remembrance, for sure, yet we also owe a keen awareness of what they fought to defend: this great big experiment we call America.

24 May 2020 5:30 pm
24 May 2020 5:15 pm
Americans want to vote, and they want to be able to do it by mail

More than a one-quarter of voters cast their ballots by mail in the 2018 election, and that number is likely to increase in the novel coronavirus era.

24 May 2020 5:00 pm