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Sue Lani Madsen: Selective outrage undermines U.S. Supreme Court

When Martha-Ann Alito flew her star-spangled banner upside down on the family’s front yard flagpole for a few days in late January 2021, it was the culmination of a nasty neighborhood kerfuffle surrounding the 2020 Biden v. Trump presidential election. Her husband, Justice Samuel Alito, says he had nothing to do with it.
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Serge Schmemann: Do not allow Putin to capture another pawn in Europe

The Georgians call it the Russian Law. It was passed recently by the parliament in the Republic of Georgia, purportedly to improve transparency by having civil society and media groups that get some of their funds from abroad register as groups “carrying the interests of a foreign power.” But the tens of thousands of Georgians who have taken to the streets again and again against the law know its real goal – to suppress those who would hold the government to account, and to move the country into the orbit of Vladimir Putin’s Russia.