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I grieve for Alan and for the clarity he brought to the issue of race not just as my husband but as a white man in America.
You don’t need a green thumb to have indoor plants.
Ireland has jumped into modernity in many ways. But can it move past its medieval abortion law and stop shaming women?
The movement isn’t about blind support for women in power.
What can the country learn from the opium crisis of the 19th century?
President Trump is dealing a serious blow to family planning services, all so he can say he “defunded” Planned Parenthood.
How political corruption seeped into this last great symbol of national pride.
People with substance-use disorders shouldn’t have to work so hard to get care.
With its abortion referendum, is Ireland joining the future or the past?
We should set aside for a minute our demand that it disarm before any other negotiation.
Donald Trump’s attacks on us are shameless. Let’s not abet them.
The Legislature needs to approve a proposal to limit enhanced double jeopardy protections, so those pardoned by the president can face state charges.
Convenient amnesia about one’s origins is an all-American trait.
We’re setting ourselves up for generations of persistent inequality.
The Israeli prime minister has shown the world that it’s possible to defy the United States, ignore liberal values — and win.
If you just say “Thank you,” you’ve missed the point.
Evangelical Christianity faces its own reckoning — and a chance for redemption.
I was craving this snack. Also, Mercury is in retrograde.