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  • Nurse to Teachers: Suck It Up!

    Kristen McConnell writing for The Atlantic: I’m a Nurse in New York. Teachers Should Do Their Jobs, Just Like I Did. So I can understand that teachers are nervous about returning to school. But they should take a cue from their fellow essential workers and do their job. Even people who think there’s a fundamental difference between a nurse and a teacher in a pandemic must realize that there isn’t one between a grocery-store worker and a teacher, in terms of obligation. People who work at...

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  • Opinions Live with Eugene Robinson

    Send in your questions to Eugene Robinson, who'll discuss his latest columns and political news.

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  • Opinions Live with Eugene Robinson

    Send in your questions to Eugene Robinson, who'll discuss his latest columns and political news.

    Washington Post
  • Opinions Live with Eugene Robinson

    Send in your questions to Eugene Robinson, who'll discuss his latest columns and political news.

    Washington Post
  • Opinions Live with Eugene Robinson

    Send in your questions to Eugene Robinson, who'll discuss his latest columns and political news.

    Washington Post
  • To Escape Illness, Grandma's Living in Backyard...

    To Escape Illness, Grandma's Living in Backyard

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  • Meet the Living Son of a Former Enslaved Person

    The Washington Post recently ran a profile of DC-area resident Dan Smith. Smith is 88 years old, participated in the March on Washington, and, along with other activists, crossed the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma. He is also the living child of a former enslaved person. The whipping post. The lynching tree. The wagon wheel. They were the stories of slavery, an inheritance of fear and dread, passed down from father to son. The boy, barely 5, would listen, awed, as his father spoke of life in...

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