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Reader letters to Newsday about deportation of migrant families.
Young: Deny Trumpism an intellectual base
To shed xenophobic image, conservative movement must repudiate the president.
Editorial: The president should not divide
His tweets about four women in Congress are bigoted and dangerous.
Opinion: Poverty is about to get a lot worse
It has never been easy to be poor in the United States, but things are about to get a lot worse.
Opinion: See Matt Davies' latest cartoon
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The Point: Digging deep for answers
The Point is Newsday's daily opinion newsletter.
Opinion: World Cup women show change, further progress
Much has changed, but there is a need for further progress.
Cartoons of the week
Cartoonists from across the nation and around the world sound off on current events.
Opinion: Why aren't the Dems talking about school reform?
Why did the candidates, progressives and moderates alike, avoid any serious discussion of K-12 school reform?
Letter: Reflections on crime and punishment
Reader letters to Newsday about the American justice system and cyclist safety.
Editorial: Give an OK to Long Beach sewer plan
Letting the city pump sewage to Bay Park would save nearly $100M
Letter: The Catholic Church and contraception
Reader letters to Newsday for Sunday, July 14, 2019.