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Diversity on trial at a Virginia high school

A striking feature of Patriot High School, in northern Virginia’s Prince William County, is that its nearly 2,800-strong student body comes reasonably close to replicating the racial and ethnic demography…

Commentary: does Europe fear Muslims more than the United States?

Commentary: does Europe fear Muslims more than the United States?

In a survey, an average 55 percent of respondents agreed with the statement, “All further migration from mainly Muslim countries should be stopped” A poll on European attitudes toward immigration,…

India’s Supreme Court says corruption a vice of ‘insatiable avarice’

NEW DELHI The Supreme Court on Feb. 14, said that corruption was cancerous and a vice of “insatiable avarice for self-aggrandizement” by the unscrupulous, who took unfair advantage of their power…

Indo-US ties have begun to bloom under the Trump administration

Indo-US ties have begun to bloom under the Trump administration

NEW YORK: The Spring Equinox is over a month away, but Indo-US ties have started to bloom under the Trump administration. While there’s been no extravagant show of joie de…

Rise of authoritarianism is a global catastrophe

Last month the world’s elite listened politely as Chinese President Xi Jinping offered the keynote address at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Of course, the leader of the…

App connects travelers caught up in ban with airport lawyers

SEATTLE A group of lawyers and software developers wanted to find a 21st-century way to connect people flying into the United States from the countries affected by President Trump’s contested…

Congress should update the higher-ed law, starting with the student loan mess

Enacted as part of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s Great Society in 1965, the Higher Education Act has defined the relationship between the federal government and the nation’s colleges and universities…

A misguided attack on Neal Katyal for his suppot of Neil Gorsuch

A misguided attack on Neal Katyal for his suppot of Neil Gorsuch

Last week, Neal Katyal joined the legion of legal luminaries, left and right, praising Judge Neil Gorsuch’s qualifications to replace the late justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court. Katyal’s New…

Sorry, President Trump. I Agree With You

Sorry, President Trump. I Agree With You

After his spat with Mexico, after the travel ban, this week President Trump did something that surprised me. He put in place a policy with which I agreed. He placed…

Here’s Apple’s Challenge in India

In India, for the price of the latest iPhone, you could eat breakfast, lunch and dinner for an entire year, and still have a bit of cash to spare. Needless…

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