noiseguy + opinion   2699

At rally, Trump lied a lot about the economy. Here’s what’s worrying him. - The Washington Post
Voters like the economy, but don't credit Trump for it. That's a big problem for him.
1  opinion  economics 
2 hours ago by noiseguy
We don’t take immigration enforcement seriously. Trump’s deportation threats show why. - The Washington Post
ICE doesn't have the capability to deport all those with removal orders. And therein lies the problem.
1  opinion 
3 hours ago by noiseguy
Let’s talk about what really matters in 2020: Hillary Clinton’s emails - The Washington Post
As he formally kicks off his reelection campaign, he’s perpetually stuck in 2016.
1  11  opinion 
3 hours ago by noiseguy
Opinion | The Wave That Could Carry Trump to Re-election - The New York Times
National and state polls don’t tell the whole story. A global anti-elite surge improves the president’s chance of victory.
1  opinion 
3 hours ago by noiseguy
Opinion | Scooter Madness - The New York Times
Cities are swarming with electric scooters. But this is not the ‘micro-mobility revolution’ we need.
1  transportation  opinion 
3 hours ago by noiseguy
Opinion | The G.O.P.'€™s Other Gender Gap - The New York Times
Why do Republicans in Congress have so much trouble increasing the number of women in their ranks?
opinion 
6 hours ago by noiseguy
What happens to environment journalists is chilling: they get killed for their work | Mark Schapiro | Opinion | The Guardian
There is often no audit on the world’s extractive industries. When reporters provide that check they are put in danger, says investigative journalist Mark Schapiro
1  journalism  opinion  environment 
yesterday by noiseguy
The Trump administration's dangerous fever dream about Iran | Michael H Fuchs | Opinion | The Guardian
The Iran debate in Washington is increasingly divorced from reality - and that should worry us
1  opinion 
yesterday by noiseguy
The secret to Elizabeth Warren's surge? Ideas | Jill Priluck | Opinion | The Guardian
Of all the Democratic candidates, Warren has offered by far the most plans-driven and ambitious campaign – and voters love it
1  opinion 
yesterday by noiseguy
The Iran crisis was created in Washington. The US must be talked down | Simon Tisdall | Opinion | The Guardian
Trump could accidentally trigger another calamitous Middle East war, says foreign affairs commentator Simon Tisdall
1  opinion 
yesterday by noiseguy
Stop with the puff pieces about Steve Bannon - The Washington Post
No, Democrats don't have to race towards Trump's immigration restrictionism in 2020.
opinion 
yesterday by noiseguy
A caravan for insulin demonstrates how the American health-care system is failing us - The Washington Post
If Americans really have the best medical care in the world, no one would be going to Canada so they can afford the drugs that permit them life.
1  opinion  health 
yesterday by noiseguy
This should be Kamala Harris’s message - The Washington Post
The presidential candidate has the ability to build a coalition against systemic poverty and racism.
opinion 
yesterday by noiseguy
Democrats must figure out how to address Blue America’s housing crisis - The Washington Post
Solving it will require the assent of well-off suburbanites, many of them in liberal communities.
opinion 
yesterday by noiseguy
In Iran crisis, our worst fears about Trump are realized - The Washington Post
Trump has shown no ability to grow in office; but then it’s hard to learn if you all you read is Fox News chyrons.
1  opinion  Max.Boot  11 
yesterday by noiseguy
Bolton moves to promote loyalists at the National Security Council - The Washington Post
Bolton wants his senior team in place to establish stability in the run-up to the 2020 election, officials said.
opinion 
yesterday by noiseguy
Trump’s mass deportation threat stinks of weakness and failure - The Washington Post
What if Trump is actually failing spectacularly and has no idea what to do about it?
1  opinion 
yesterday by noiseguy
Trump’s chances in 2020 aren’t nearly as bad as people think - The Washington Post
He may not win the popular vote, but as Trump made clear in 2016, he doesn't need the popular vote to win in 2020.
1  opinion 
yesterday by noiseguy
Opinion | Trump Might Not Want War With Iran. Without Diplomacy He Will Get One. - The New York Times
Pressure may get Iran to consider talking, but there has to be give and take for negotiations to begin.
1  opinion 
yesterday by noiseguy
Opinion | Stop Sneering at Bill de Blasio - The New York Times
He shouldn’t run for president, but he’s been a good mayor.
goldberg  opinion  government 
yesterday by noiseguy
Is showing compassion to migrants a crime? | Moustafa Bayoumi | Opinion | The Guardian
Trump – and governments across the western world – are putting humanitarians on trial. That should scare us
opinion 
2 days ago by noiseguy
Theresa May could yet give us the ultimate parting gift: a Brexit referendum | Polly Toynbee | Opinion | The Guardian
The outgoing prime minister could say that too much is being decided by a tiny Tory electorate, says Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee
brexit  opinion 
2 days ago by noiseguy
The historical argument for impeaching Trump | Heather Cox Richardson | Opinion | The Guardian
Since Nixon, Republicans have pushed the envelope under the guise of ‘patriotism’, and Democrats have tolerated it because of ‘civility’
1  history  opinion 
2 days ago by noiseguy
Stores like Barnes & Noble used to be the bad guys. Now I’m nostalgic for them. - The Washington Post
The shuttering of once-mighty video-rental chain Blockbuster, store after store, in the face of competition from Netflix and other streaming services prompted similar twinges.
opinion 
2 days ago by noiseguy
Will impeachment backfire on Democrats? Not if they do it right. - The Washington Post
Congressional Democrats should take the lesson of Clinton's impeachment: Compartmentalize and weaponize.
1  opinion 
2 days ago by noiseguy
Hong Kong needs a leader of the free world - The Washington Post
This is a critical moment for democracy — and Trump is AWOL.
1  11  opinion  china  hong.kong 
2 days ago by noiseguy
How rural America can grab a bigger megaphone - The Washington Post
If residents are willing to adopt some big-city ideas, they might exert great influence — perhaps with just a visit to the local library.
1  opinion 
2 days ago by noiseguy
Opinion | Marijuana Damages Young Brains - The New York Times
States that legalize it should set a minimum age of 25 or older.
1  opinion  health 
2 days ago by noiseguy
Opinion | He Won a Landmark Case for Privacy Rights. He’s Going to Prison Anyway. - The New York Times
Those who score big victories for the civil liberties of every American sometimes lose their own freedom.
opinion  1  privacy.project 
2 days ago by noiseguy
New York Times cartoon ban leads to a world where we say nothing at all | Kenan Malik | Opinion | The Guardian
In a world where political cartoonists are routinely jailed, the paper should show more courage
1  opinion  journalism 
3 days ago by noiseguy
Don't bother replacing Sarah Sanders – there's no point | Opinion | The Guardian
As long as Trump occupies the Oval Office, the role of press secretary is a farce and a distraction
1  opinion  journalism 
3 days ago by noiseguy
Yemen’s peace process is almost dead. Here’s how to revive it. - The Washington Post
The failure of the Stockholm agreement to hold the parties to any sort of accountability should be a lesson.
opinion 
3 days ago by noiseguy
The president has too much power over tariffs. Congress should reclaim that authority. - The Washington Post
Sen. Charles E. Grassley is right to try to offer a check on the presidency's ever-growing powers.
1  opinion  economics 
3 days ago by noiseguy
Trump bullied Mexico into becoming his wall. But success is far from guaranteed. - The Washington Post
This aggressive approach is a dramatic about-face for President López Obrador, who had vowed to focus on regional development rather than enforcement.
1  opinion 
3 days ago by noiseguy
Opinion | Can Dads Have It All? - The New York Times
Or are child-rearing norms making both parents unhappy?
opinion  Ross.Douthat 
3 days ago by noiseguy
Opinion | Americans Need More Neighbors - The New York Times
A big idea in Minneapolis points the way for other cities desperately in need of housing.
opinion  real.estate 
3 days ago by noiseguy
Opinion | How Should Christians Have Sex? - The New York Times
Purity culture was harmful and dangerous. But its collapse has left a void for those of us looking for guidance in our intimate lives.
opinion  religion 
3 days ago by noiseguy
Opinion | Jon Meacham and Tim McGraw: How Country Music Explains America’s Divided History - The New York Times
It’s never just about right versus left. In songs and in politics, things are more complicated.
1  music  history  opinion 
3 days ago by noiseguy
Opinion | How to End a Friendship - The New York Times
The rules governing romantic love are clearer. But few relationships are meant to last forever.
opinion 
3 days ago by noiseguy
Opinion | When We Kill - The New York Times
Everything you think you know about the death penalty is wrong.
1  opinion  kristof  crime 
3 days ago by noiseguy
Opinion | Donald Trump Will Pick the Democratic Nominee - The New York Times
He’s responsible for the bloat, tenor and dynamics of the party’s primary.
1  opinion  frank.bruni 
3 days ago by noiseguy
Opinion | When Dead Companies Don’€™t Die - The New York Times
The policies created to pull the world out of recession are still in place, but now they are strangling the global economy.
1  11  economics  opinion 
3 days ago by noiseguy
Opinion | The Supreme Court Should Take a Field Trip to California - The New York Times
Immigrants want to take part in the census, a basic exercise in our democracy. But many are afraid.
1  opinion 
3 days ago by noiseguy
Opinion | Black Bodies, Green Spaces - The New York Times
Why is the image of an environmentally conscious African-American still hard for us to picture?
opinion  environment 
3 days ago by noiseguy
Bernie Sanders just made a brilliant defense of democratic socialism | Bhaskar Sunkara | Opinion | The Guardian
In a speech yesterday, his message was crystal clear: ‘Political freedom in the absence of economic freedom is not real freedom’
1  opinion  government  11 
3 days ago by noiseguy
The US economic recovery is far from being a world record | Jeffrey Frankel | Business | The Guardian
It uses different rules to other countries to measure business cycles and recessions
opinion  economics  1  11 
3 days ago by noiseguy
The Trans Mountain pipeline is a disaster – but Trudeau can make it right | Brian Cladoosby, Leonard Forsman, Teri Gobin and Jay Julius | Opinion | The Guardian
The pipeline poses grave risk to animals and Indigenous communities. As leaders of four sovereign tribes, we are calling on the government to say no
energy  opinion 
3 days ago by noiseguy
Let’s get real before deepfake videos corrupt our democracy | Hannah Jane Parkinson | Opinion | The Guardian
As Mark Zuckerberg has discovered, you can make anyone say anything, says Guardian columnist Hannah Jane Parkinson
opinion  tech  government  1 
3 days ago by noiseguy
The Trump administration is waging a quiet war on education | Ross Barkan | Opinion | The Guardian
The Trump/DeVos vision of American education? Unshackle the rich and let them turn a profit at the expense of working-class students
1  opinion  education 
3 days ago by noiseguy
The US must stand with the people of Hong Kong | US news | The Guardian
But for policies to be effective we must keep in mind how US actions affect the debate within China, where there is vigorous struggle over the country’s future
1  opinion  hong.kong  china 
3 days ago by noiseguy
Welcome to Trump's Corrupt State – the Mos Eisley cantina of world politics | Robert Reich | Opinion | The Guardian
The administration and the Republican party are nests of lobbyists and con artists who make Greedo look like a saint
1  opinion  robert.reich 
3 days ago by noiseguy
The U.S. needs backup when it comes to China - The Washington Post
A trade war between the two global giants threatens to escalate into a new Cold War.
1  opinion  editorial  china  11 
3 days ago by noiseguy
Social media should be a complement to real life. Not a substitute. - The Washington Post
One effective way to correct unhealthy social-media habits is to “fast” for a few weeks and then come back with strict limits on use.
1  opinion  social.media 
3 days ago by noiseguy
Democrats, band together. Demand better debates. - The Washington Post
Don’t submit yourself and your candidacy to a system that is nasty, brutish and long.
opinion 
3 days ago by noiseguy
Joe Biden knows a glorious epiphany is coming - The Washington Post
All I need to do is awaken this slumbering GOP with a kiss of bipartisanship.
opinion 
3 days ago by noiseguy
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