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Commentary: Regulating the cannabis market is preferable to prohibition


We should ensure that the regulated marijuana marketplace operates in a manner that is safe and responsible. Much like regulatory policies governing alcohol and tobacco have evolved over time, so too will cannabis-specific rules and regulations. Read more

Commentary: Why far-right populists are at war with history


As these leaders draw from the well of fascist ideology, rhetoric and tactics, they have to neuter the history of fascism to normalize their politics. Read more

Napa Valley residents buy foreclosed homes at a fraction of the cost

Foreclosures, short sales and distressed property and homes can be hidden gems in your local real estate market. Read more



10 insights on today's news that will make you smarter tomorrow

Stay in the know! Browse through opinions and analysis on today's hottest topics. Read more


Commentary: Trump is no Nixon. He's worse

Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III's report makes one thing clear: Donald Trump is no Richard Nixon. He is worse. And yet Trump seems almost sure to be spared Nixon's fate. This will do severe - possibly irreparable - damage to the vital norms that sustain American democracy. There is still time for Congress and the American people to avert the worst of this damage, but the odds are long ... Read more


Commentary: Ukraine, where some of history's worst attacks on Jews happened, now has a Jewish president

With all the very real worries worldwide about the rise of anti-Semitism, the results of Ukraine's election this week provide a welcome counter-narrative. Ukrainians elected Volodymyr Zelensky, a television comedian of Jewish origin, as their next president. Ukraine's prime minister, Volodymyr Groysman, is also Jewish. What's ironic about this turn of events is that, although Ukraine had one ... Read more

The Week in Cartoons

The week in cartoons

A collection of the best cartoons of the last week by The Washington Post Writers Group's award-winning roster of syndicated editorial cartoonists from across the nation. Read more


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