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To fix government, call in the geeks

Editor’s Note: Jennifer Pahlka is the founder, executive director and board chairwoman of Code for America, a nonprofit organization that provides fellowships for technology experts to work in city government.…

‘Succession’ Season 4 Episode 4 recap: ‘The Aftermath’ finds the dark humor in Logan’s exit (SPOILERS)

Editor’s Note: The following contains major spoilers about the fourth episode of “Succession’s” fourth season, “Honeymoon States.” CNN  —  After the shock came the aftershocks, the power vacuum, and perhaps…

40 million ways Trump’s campaign is morphing into his legal defense

CNN  —  The fateful clash between former President Donald Trump’s legal imbroglio and the 2024 election is deepening amid new signs his GOP poll-topping campaign is partly designed to bankroll…

Annan’s deal is al-Assad’s last chance

Editor’s Note: Ed Husain is a senior fellow for Middle Eastern studies at the Council on Foreign Relations and author of “The Islamist.” He can be followed on Twitter via…

Opinion: Why isn’t the House Judiciary Committee looking into red flags about Clarence Thomas?

Editor’s Note: Dean Obeidallah, a former attorney, is the host of SiriusXM radio’s daily program “The Dean Obeidallah Show.” Follow him @DeanObeidallah@masto.ai. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his…

Trump team creating legal defense fund

CNN  —  Former President Donald Trump’s team is creating a legal defense fund to help offset some of the enormous bills incurred as his legal troubles mount, two sources familiar…

Will shootings affect French election?

Editor’s Note: Agnes Poirier is a French journalist and political analyst who contributes regularly to newspapers, magazines and TV in the UK, France and Italy. Follow her on Twitter @AgnesCPoirier…

Here are the Fox broadcasts and tweets Dominion says were defamatory

CNN  —  For all the interest in big-name witnesses and eye-opening private text messages, at the core of the defamation lawsuit filed by Dominion Voting Systems against Fox News are…

Samuel Alito is ‘stunningly wrong’ on Supreme Court ethics controversy, Democratic senator says

Washington CNN  —  Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut on Sunday called Justice Samuel Alito “stunningly wrong” in his contention that Congress should stay out of the Supreme Court’s business…

The politics of Tibetan self-immolations

Editor’s Note: Costica Bradatan is assistant professor in the Honors College at Texas Tech University. He has also taught at Cornell University, Miami University, as well as other universities in…