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Opinion: What it will take to calm America

By Julian Zelizer, CNN (CNN) — On Sunday evening, President Joe Biden spoke from the Oval Office, calling on Americans to temper their passions. In the aftermath of the attempted assassination of former President Donald Trump, Biden reiterated his message that there is no room for violence in our politics and that everyone needs to take a

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Opinion: I’m a daughter of Holocaust survivors. These German students and I are learning about the power of listening

Opinion by Elizabeth Rosner (CNN) — Sometime in late April, the Jewish cemetery in upstate New York where both of my parents are buried was vandalized. Close to 100 gravestones, almost all with Hebrew lettering on one or both sides, were found overturned — the kind of attack that would have taken much more than a casual amount

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Opinion: It’s time more horror films push back against queer stereotypes

Opinion by Noah Berlatsky (CNN) — Horror tradition often links murder and monstrosity to gender disruption. The hetero nuclear family represents safety and good, while alternatives to it — including queer families or single working women — represent the opposite. At first, Oz Perkins’ stylish occult horror film “Longlegs” seems set to overturn or subvert this default, in the

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Opinion: What Trump is looking for in a VP

Opinion by Julian Zelizer (CNN) — As President Joe Biden continues to face calls from Democrats to withdraw from the 2024 race, Republicans are preparing for their national convention next week. The biggest outstanding question is who former President Donald Trump will select as his vice president. In Trumpian fashion, he has teased the possibilities on

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