Opinion Today: The Workplace Culture That Flying Nannies Won’t Fix


Op-Ed Contributor

The Workplace Culture That Flying Nannies Won’t Fix


Julie Glassberg for The New York Times

New business perks for parents show we’re trapped in a world that prizes total availability at the office.


Op-Ed Contributors

Why Aren’t India’s Women Working?

By ROHINI PANDE and CHARITY TROYER MOORE

Outmoded gender norms are holding back female labor, and the country’s economy.


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The aftermath of airstrikes by Syrian government forces in Douma, Syria, on Aug. 16.
Sameer Al-Doumy/Agence France-Presse – Getty Images
Editorial

An Opening for Diplomacy in Syria

There are signs that Syria and its backers are finally realizing that only a political solution can stave off further collapse and stop ISIS.


Editorial

Clashing Views on E-Cigarettes

British and American studies disagree on the dangers of users going on to other smoking products.

A portrait of Fidel Castro in front of a museum in Havana.
Editorial Observer

Cuban Dissidents Buoyed in a New Era

By ERNESTO LONDOÑO

The normalization of relations between Washington and Havana has made most dissidents feel emboldened and optimistic about achieving their goals.

Editorial

The Politics of Desperation

Endlessly lending Greece more money to pay off old debts helps neither Europe nor Greece, no matter who is running the country.


ROGER COHEN

Politics Upended in Britain and America

Corbyn, Trump and Sanders, the authentic outsiders riding anger at politics as usual. It’s a season of radical discontent.

Op-Ed Columnist

A Moveable Glut

By PAUL KRUGMAN

What happens when too much money is chasing too few investment opportunities.



Sébastien Thibault
Op-Ed Contributor

Gaza, Gulag on the Mediterranean

Pledges of aid never materialize, and Palestinians feel forgotten amid the rubble.


Op-Ed Contributor

The Case for Teaching Ignorance

By JAMIE HOLMES

When we present knowledge as more certain than it is, we discourage curiosity.

Fish nets set for the endangered Mexican totoaba (being held) are also snaring and killing the vaquita, a critically endangered porpoise.
Dot Earth Blog

Black Markets in China Still Driving World’s Tiniest Porpoise to Extinction

By ANDREW C. REVKIN

Chinese demand for swim bladders from a rare Mexican fish is still propelling the world’s smallest cetacean toward extinction.

Omar Hassan al-Bashir, president of Sudan, in April.
Op-Ed Contributor

Let Sudan’s President Come to New York. Then Arrest Him.

LUIS MORENO-OCAMPO

The United States should help turn over Omar Hassan al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court.


Room for Debate

Should ‘Birthright Citizenship’ Be Abolished?

Several G.O.P. candidates are calling for an end to the constitutional rule that a child born in the U.S. is a U.S. citizen. Is this a good idea?


Letters

College Honors Programs in Various Forms

Readers observe that private universities and community colleges, not just large state universities, offer honors programs.

The Conscience of a Liberal

Rate Hike Fever

By PAUL KRUGMAN

Punch bowl delusions.


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Exposures

Turning Puerto Rico’s Lament Into Hope


Joseph Rodriguez

A photographer and writer return to the island to find both resentment and resilience among the middle class.


In Case You Missed It: Sunday Review
Op-Ed | Richard Conniff

Ospreys: The Birds of Summer

By RICHARD CONNIFF

The futures of this spectacular species and our own are now thoroughly intertwined.

Opinion

Dinner and Deception

By EDWARD FRAME

Serving elaborate meals to the super-rich left me feeling empty.

Gray Matter

Your Brain, Your Disease, Your Self

By NINA STROHMINGER and SHAUN NICHOLS

What kind of neural damage threatens your identity – and why?

Op-Ed | Richard A. Friedman

How Changeable Is Gender?

By RICHARD A. FRIEDMAN

Our identity has a neural basis and exists on a spectrum.

Students at the Encore Academy charter school in New Orleans, in May.
Opinion

The Myth of the New Orleans School Makeover

By ANDREA GABOR

The takeover by charter programs hasn’t helped the worst-off kids.

Opinion

Taking My Parents to College

By JENNINE CAPÓ CRUCET

I­ was the first in my family to leave for school, so everyone came along.


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