Elon Musk’s control over satellite internet demands a reckoning
A single man exerts considerable control over the satellite internet industry — even as that industry is crucial to the war effort in Ukraine.By the Editorial Board
In Sudan, a genocide unfolds — again — and the world does little
There are many things world leaders can do to stem violence in Darfur. They need to act soon.By the Editorial Board
An unwanted kiss reflects gender inequalities — in sports and beyond
The resulting uproar, and the likelihood of a merited resignation or removal, could have a salutary effect in sports and beyond.By the Editorial Board
What happened to D.C. food trucks? The answer says much about the ‘new normal.’
Seven food truck operators share their best ideas to save downtown D.C.By the Editorial Board
Putting her mental health first, Simone Biles sticks the landing
Biles didn’t just silence her naysayers. She dropped the mic on them.By the Editorial Board
Wildfires move a mile a minute. The U.S. can’t ignore the warnings.
Officials said nobody saw the fires coming, but for years numerous reports and residents have urged for better wildfire planning.By the Editorial Board
Drowned dogs foretell a D.C. infrastructure crisis
The city botched its response to an Aug. 14 flood at a Northeast doggy day care center. But infrastructure improvements can help ease the pressure on first responders.By the Editorial Board
In Egypt, a voice of protest is jailed. End the carousel of repression.
Egypt holds thousands of political prisoners for months and years without trial, frees a handful — and then takes in more.By the Editorial Board
Electric cars and solar cells rely on Chinese minerals. Here’s how to curb the risks.
The United States needs a strategy to keep a green transition from becoming a geopolitical windfall for the autocracy that controls critical minerals: China.By the Editorial Board
On the debate stage, a fight to save Ukraine — and the GOP
Nikki Haley, Mike Pence and Chris Christie deserve praise for rebutting Vivek Ramaswamy and Ron DeSantis’s arguments against countering Russia.By the Editorial Board
The GOP’s race to the bottom on immigration is on full display
The first GOP debate showed that the nativist rhetoric that sounded so extreme when Trump ran eight years ago has moved into the Republican mainstream.By the Editorial Board
U.S. chips enable Russia’s war drones. It’s time to stanch the flow.
The U.S. should choke off the supply of integrated circuits that enable Russia’s Shahed-136 drones, designed by Iran and soon to be produced inside Russia.By the Editorial Board
Poison fell from the sky 10 years ago. Syria has yet to be held to account.
Syria’s regime has never been punished for using sarin at Ghouta, killing 1,400 people, and has continued to use chemical weapons. This is a colossal failure.By the Editorial Board
Putin plans for a long struggle in Ukraine. The U.S. needs to do the same.
The West needs to continue helping to defend Ukraine in the short term and ensure its survival and sovereignty in the long term.By the Editorial Board
Extreme heat is punishing the country. Here’s how to prepare for more.
Extreme heat kills more people than hurricanes, tornadoes and floods combined.By the Editorial Board
U.S. should call Niger’s coup for what it is: A coup
The Biden administration has not called the illegal armed overthrow of a democratically elected president what it is: A military coup. That needs to change.By the Editorial Board
In Wuhan, doctors knew the truth. They were told to keep quiet.
China's leaders covered up the pandemic at first — as described by doctors and other health-care professionals on the front lines.By the Editorial Board
When Hong Kong’s government tries to silence a song, the world should listen
The state is appealing a decision from the judiciary that would spare U.S. technology companies from having to scrub “Glory to Hong Kong” from their platforms.By the Editorial Board
What GOP presidential candidates should talk about other than Trump
The first Republican presidential debate on Wednesday, in Milwaukee and airing on Fox News, can illuminate substantive differences between the candidates.By the Editorial Board