Wait … what’s the E.R.A. again? It’s a constitutional amendment that would guarantee equal legal rights for all American citizens regardless of sex. It was passed by Congress in 1972 and needed to be ratified by 38 states by 1982 (a mostly arbitrary deadline) to be added to the Constitution, but only 35 states ratified it in time. Mayor Kathy Coffey, whose grandfather also served as a mayor of Yakima, said she does not believe inequities exist in city services between the community’s Latino and white population. But she understands that “in perception there are those who feel there is a real issue there.”
Days ahead of a pivotal meeting with President Xi Jinping of China at the Group of 20 summit meeting in Japan — a potential make-or-break moment in negotiations for a trade deal — President Trump played down the importance of reaching an agreement. “It kind of feels like we were pushed over on the playground, we complained, the pusher then picked us up, brushed us off and apologized, then five minutes later pushed us over again,” one commenter said.Delivered in 2-3 bussiness days
It only makes sense that the Lawrence collection, “The Bad Side of Books: Selected Essays,” is the stronger volume. (At .95 it’s also the better bargain.) Its editor, Geoff Dyer, has chosen his favorite of Lawrence’s nonfiction, not merely relying on previously unpublished work. [Sign up for the weekly At War newsletter to receive articles about duty, conflict and consequence.]
He still drinks wine and beer but hasn’t touched cocaine, he said, since teaming up with Marcus Antebi and opening Juice Press. An editor on T, The New York Times Style Magazine, argues that the films often upend Confucian ideals of social harmony through hierarchy — and some reveal how a repressive society can transform individuals into monsters. Warning: The article contains spoilers for Bong Joon Ho’s latest film, “Parasite.”Delivered in 2-3 bussiness days
Log InAndersen satirizes the deceptions of hypocritical politicians and those who kowtow to them, even as he suggests that their charades may not be halted by truth-tellers: a timely admonition. Earthquake’s aftermath: The death toll in Albania rose to at least 24 today after one of the strongest tremors to hit the country in decades.