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Get these kids a school, Mr. Mayor “Im tired of begging, Jamaal Salah told the Panel for Education Policy on Wednesday night, and he was right to be furious. All he and the crowd of angry parents who joined him want is for the city Department of Education to name a school building th
New York Post | Feb 28, 2020 12:37 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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NYs top Democrats plan to fix no-bail disaster same messed-up way it got passed Sigh: The best any state leader is offering when it comes to fixing last years botched criminal-justice reforms is a deal cooked up behind closed doors and rushed through in the same cockamamie process that produced this mess in the first place. On Wednes
New York Post | Feb 28, 2020 12:28 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Virginia finally recognizes that children jailed for life deserve at least a chance for parole Gov. Ralph Northam signs a law that will allow for a more just treatment of these fraught cases.
Washington Post | Feb 27, 2020 11:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Tweets wont fix FISA. Congress can. Lawmakers should let a key provision expire but reauthorize the rest of the surveillance act.
Washington Post | Feb 27, 2020 11:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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About those Fidel Castro literacy claims and other commentary Foreign desk: About Those Castro Literacy Claims At Liberty Unyielding, Hans Bader refutes Bernie Sanders claim this week that Fidel Castro had a massive literacy program, which echoed the candidates earlier assertions that the Cuban dictator educated Cub
New York Post | Feb 27, 2020 10:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Mexican women try the power of silence In quiet protest of gender violence, many women plan a one-day retreat from public life March 9. Their temporary absence might bring permanent change.
The Christian Science Monitor | Feb 27, 2020 8:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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The Trump administrations mixed messages are sowing coronavirus confusion Trump is right to project calm. The country needs candor, too.
Washington Post | Feb 27, 2020 6:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Democrats need to take a long, hard look at Bernie Sanders before taking the plunge Given the importance of beating Trump, Democrats need to think long and hard about Sanders vulnerabilities before they settle on him as the nominee. Following his win in Nevada and rise in the polls, Bernie Sanders is now the obvious frontrunner to win th
The Guardian | Feb 27, 2020 12:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
If Bernie Sanders thinks Cuba is worth defending, he should talk to gay dissidents | Aaron Hicklin Sanders is no homophobe he was among the few to vote against Clintons Defense of Marriage Act. Still, he is wrong to defend CubaI remember visiting Havana in 2015 and browsing the book stalls around the Plaza de Armas. From a distance they looked inviting
The Guardian | Feb 27, 2020 11:19 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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The irony behind decline of an elite liberal private school: Devine Taken to extremes, liberalism eats its own. Exhibit A is the decline of one of the most prestigious and proudly liberal private schools in the city. Ethical Culture Fieldston in Riverdale, founded in 1878 by the son of a rabbi as a model for social justic
New York Post | Feb 27, 2020 03:18 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend