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NYT | Opinion Today -June 13, 2014: Iraq in Peril.

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Opinion Friday, June 13, 2014 For more Opinion, go to  NYTimes.com/opinion » TODAY'S EDITORIALS Iraq in Peril By THE EDITORIAL BOARD It is up to Iraq to show leadership in the face of recent insurgent victories. The United States cannot be sucked into another round of war. EDITORIAL A Good Ruling on Privacy Cellphone tracking cannot be allowed to trample the Fourth Amendment. EDITORIAL The Port Authority Is Fooled Again A deal to save the struggling city of Bayonne, N.J., was a good deal for Gov. Chris Christie, but not for the bistate authority. David Biskup OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR Save the Frick Collection By DAVID MASELLO The new expansion plan isn't right for the small museum in a mansion. OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR Taking On Teacher Tenure Backfires By JESSE ROTHSTEIN Firing bad educators won't close the achievement gap. OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR Under the Skin By PARKER MARIE MOLLOY The next fight for transgender insur

NYT | Opinion Today - April 7, 2014: Eight (No, Nine!) Problems With Big Data.

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April 7, 2014 Opinion Today OP-ED CONTRIBUTORS Eight (No, Nine!) Problems With Big Data By GARY MARCUS and ERNEST DAVIS It's a valuable tool for analysis, but don't believe all the hype. OP-ED | JULIA BAIRD Neither Female Nor Male By JULIA BAIRD An Australian court decision challenges the way we sort people. ROOM FOR DEBATE What It Means if the Death Penalty Is Dying As executions become concentrated in fewer and fewer states and racial disparities continue, does the application of capital punishment make it unconstitutionally cruel and unusual? OPINIONATOR | THE STONE My So-Called Opinions By ZACHARY FINE Why we millennials often struggle with our most basic convictions. OPINIONATOR | THE GREAT DIVIDE Capitalize Workers! By JONATHAN COWAN and JIM KESSLER Let ordinary Americans benefit from market gains. OP-ED | SHMUEL ROSNER How to Silence the Israeli Right By SHMUEL ROSNER Sheldon Adelson is turning the

NYT | Opinion Today - March 27, 2014: Data as Slogan, Data as Substance by Paul Krugman.

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OP-ED CONTRIBUTORS The Wrong Way to Protect Elephants By GODFREY HARRIS and DANIEL STILES New rules on the sale of ivory do more harm than good. OP-ED | MURITHI MUTIGA In Africa, All Conservation Is Local By MURITHI MUTIGA Farmers and herders must be enlisted in the fight against the poaching of protected animals. OP-ED | ERROL MORRIS The Certainty of Donald Rumsfeld (Part 2) By ERROL MORRIS The origins of the phrase "unknown known" are traced in pursuit of meaning or substance. OPINIONATOR | PRIVATE LIVES The Value of a Life, Though Toxic and Tiny By PAMELA GWYN KRIPKE We were aware of our responsibility for our pet, yet we failed to take care. OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR A Tortured Policy Toward Russia By IAN BREMMER The U.S. has to stop making threats that it can't carry out. ROOM FOR DEBATE How Can Bookstores Stay Alive? Stores that sell books are disappearing in the face of new technology and online venues. Wha

NYT | Opinion Today - March 26, 2014: The Conscience of a Liberal by Paul Krugman: What America Isn't, Or Anyway Wasn't.

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March 26, 2014 Opinion Today OP-ED | ERROL MORRIS The Certainty of Donald Rumsfeld (Part 1) By ERROL MORRIS The former Secretary of Defense's most famous quip is explored through the impressions of the journalists who covered him for years. OP-ED | THOMAS B. EDSALL How Strong Will the Anti-Democratic Backlash Be? By THOMAS B. EDSALL Republicans may do well enough in 2014 to win back the Senate, but long-term demographics favor Democrats. Right? OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR Why I'm Jealous of My Dog's Insurance By ERIC L. WEE My Labrador goes to PetCare. Sometimes I want to go to PetCare. OPINIONATOR | FIXES For Striving Students, a Connection to Money By TINA ROSENBERG Americans are highly attuned to the abuse of government benefits, yet the larger scandal is that people don't use these benefits enough. OP-ED | MARK BITTMAN Butter Is Back By MARK BITTMAN The real villains in our diet are sugar and ultra-processed