“Paper straws are not going to solve the ocean plastics crisis,” a reader writes. But they’re a good first step.
A reader pushes back on the notion that Moynihan was “quiet” in the face of Richard Nixon’s racism.
Some get right to work. Others watch the sun come up and listen to the birds.
After Jeffrey Epstein’s death, readers discuss the mistreatment of inmates in U.S. correctional facilities and state penitentiaries.
Readers discuss the phenomenon of school districts being isolated from financial resources in their communities.
The city-state’s ambassador to the United States defends a new law that allows Singapore’s government to determine what is true and what is “fake news.”
Two readers discuss their efforts to support the migration of wild monarchs.
A Taiwanese American reader reflects on American-Taiwanese relations in the age of Trump.
The tournament’s host country pushes back on Franklin Foer’s proposal that FIFA change course and reallocate funds to women’s soccer.
“Greed and self-interest know no generational boundaries.”
Members of the American military weigh in on the USS John S. McCain scandal.
Readers discuss the dangers that arise when students reject well-established scientific ideas—and suggest ways to encourage productive dialogue.
Readers discuss the possibility that the person behind Shakespeare’s works was not the man buried in Stratford.
People who arrive at the airport early aren’t “overprepared,” one reader argues. “They’re just organized.”
Readers discuss the decline in the use of library books at colleges and universities.
Readers debate the merits of the city’s Specialized High School Admissions Test—and discuss whether it should be phased out altogether.
Readers discuss what they like to eat for their first meal of the day.
“The Democratic Party must learn from the mistakes of 1968 and be more open to diversified discourse if it wants to effectively use generational shifts to its advantage.”
Readers respond to Tom Nichols’s criticism of recent student activism on college campuses.
“We call on our colleagues in medical education to seek out minority students and support them throughout their medical career.”