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Trump Might Provide Tariff Exemptions for Favored CEOs

Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Here’s the latest on President Trump’s tariffs on steel and aluminum: Peter Navarro, an adviser and the architect of many of Mr. Trump’s campaign trade promises, confirmed on Sunday that the president would not exclude any country from the tariffs but said individual companies could…

We Have a Lefty Columnist Winner! It’s….

Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. My survey asking for a seriously leftist columnist for the New York Times op-ed page ended at noon Sunday, after a total of 3,674 responses. Here are the top dozen vote-getters: Nominations for this survey all came from my lefty critics on Twitter, while voting…

#MeToo Has Revived the Equal Rights Amendment

Left: Bella Abzug/AP; Right: Jeff Malet/Newscom/Zuma Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Four decades after the Equal Rights Amendment—the proposal to enshrine gender equality in the Constitution—was declared dead in the water, women’s rights groups think now is the moment to finally get it passed. And they’ll be testing their hypothesis…

Grant-Lee Phillips’ New Album Is Witty and Indignant

Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Grant-Lee PhillipsWiddershinsYep Roc Though he can pass for a rootsy troubadour, there’s also a poppier, more playful side to Grant-Lee Phillips—meaning he’s as likely to echo David Bowie or T. Rex as Bruce Springsteen. Widdershins beautifully encapsulates his eclectic range, offering snappy tunes that filter…