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Questions are powerful because they make people feel safe, demonstrate respect, gather useful information, contribute to understanding, elicit empathy, build relationships and encourage self-reflection.Questions are powerful because they make people feel safe, demonstrate respect, gather useful information, contribute to understanding, elicit empathy, build relationships and encourage self-reflection.

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19, 2018ImageAmerican soldiers arriving at Base Camp Donna, one of multiple military bases being set up along the border with Mexico.It’s also not unusual for a president to ask the troops to deploy to the border in support of border security operations.

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If he wants a unified Senate, Mr.By The Editorial BoardThe editorial board represents the opinions of the board, its editor and the publisher.

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But it’s increasingly clear that trauma is a moral and spiritual issue as much as a psychological or chemical one.When you privatize morality and denude the public square of spiritual content, you’ve robbed people of the community resources they need to process moral pain together.

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Unlike many big American companies, Amazon is not squandering its profits on stock buybacks.But unlike so many big, successful American public companies, Amazon does not use those profits to make distributions to shareholders.

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19, 2018ImageCreditCreditSarah Silbiger/The New York TimesA new week, a new opportunity to dissect President Trump’s forays into the art of the personal insult.By now, most people are familiar with the president’s habit of slagging the physical, mental and moral fitness of his detractors.

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We need water for everything from cooking to manufacturing.Each water system is operated by its own industrial control system, which in most cases evolved over decades with a hodgepodge of functions and technologies layered on top of older infrastructure.

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19, 2018ImageCreditCreditMargaret Renkl/The New York TimesNASHVILLE — All fall, in random hours, I’ve been looking for my great-grandmother’s recipe for corn cakes.But in the recipe box I inherited from my mother there is no card for corn cakes.

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Forty-five-year-old women need a version of “the talk,” because our bodies are changing in ways that are both really weird and really uncomfortable.”If only, in other words, someone told you, “You need to really prepare, emotionally and physically, for middle age.

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News organizations responded with many, many, many profiles of rural Trump supporters sitting in diners.Trumpism turned America’s lagging regions solid red, but the backlash against Trumpism has turned its growing regions solid blue.

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17, 2018ImageActing Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, flanked by other cabinet members, attended a ceremony at the White House on Friday.Democrats were the party of workers, charged with protecting people from big money, big banks and big fraud.

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Parts of rural and white working class America peeled off too.But Democrats also won 71 percent of millennial women and 54 percent of unmarried white women (who split their votes two years earlier).

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The United States and China may be on a collision course yet their presidents each underestimate the pain the other could inflict.17, 2018ImagePresident Trump and President Xi Jinping of China in Beijing last November.

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But Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, who recently evoked that specter, was supposed to speak a better language.In Mattis’s case, it required Pancho Villa.

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By Harold PollackProfessor Pollack is an expert on public health and social services.As Republicans did in 2017 on health care and taxes, Democrats will proceed unilaterally.

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17, 2018ImageCardinal Daniel DiNardo last weekend at the General Assembly of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops.CreditCreditBrendan Smialowski/Agence France-Presse — Getty ImagesHere is a striking fact about the Roman Catholic Church in the United States.

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Bloomberg is the founder of Bloomberg LP and served as mayor of New York, 2002-2013.5 billion to support research, teaching and financial aid.

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Just as important, however, is that our report identifies a powerful explanation for political polarization.It shows how discrepancies in people’s “core beliefs” (their moral values, parenting philosophy, feelings about personal responsibility and so on) explain differences in their political views.

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Holiday meals can be challenging, especially in these charged times, so here’s a cheat sheet of subjects that are safe to talk about with anyone, guaranteed.ImageThe DriveWhen in doubt, stick to the smallest of small talk, like how you managed to get from your home to your boyfriend’s grandparents’ house.

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”It appears that this “Supreme Court” idea is now going to be carried out — and the independence, transparency, accountability and oversight Mr.But details so far are scarce, and what this really means for free speech and fair process on the internet will depend on the answer to one key question: How much will the “Supreme Court of Facebook” be like the Supreme Court of the United States?