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“Body shape is a metric that people use to judge character.”
Plus: A case against special police units
Former Representative Justin Amash’s critique of the House illuminates its failures to live up to democratic ideals––and casts the fight over its rules in a new light.
“Police should not police themselves.”
Plus: A theory of tech giants
“Far too often we trust external experts to bring solutions.”
Efforts by GOP legislators to impose absurd and onerous regulations on them violate the Constitution.
Do diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts actually exacerbate intolerance?
“Given the choice between cruelty and kindness, I believe most humans will choose kindness.”
Plus: A low point for the Catholic Church
Instead of rigid rules, educators need the freedom to finesse delicate questions about young students’ gender identity.
“A life of risks not taken is not a life worth living,” one writes.
Plus: A clue to life on Mars
Readers predict the future of bots.
America’s most popular party affiliation isn’t Republican or Democratic. So why does Congress have so few independents?
Plus: Is pet adoption a good idea?
Plus: Measuring Canada against Singapore
Plus: Mere discovery is overrated.
Readers share insights from the U.S., U.K., Canada, and Australia.