‘Big Little Lies’ and ‘Euphoria’ depict children and young adults grappling with their fears about a fast-changing world

Ivy George (L) as Amabella and Laura Dern as Renata Klein in “Big Little Lies.” Photo: Jennifer Clasen/HBO


Children deserve more than we’re giving them. Immigration isn’t the only area in which that’s true.

Migrants are gathered inside the fence of a makeshift detention center in El Paso on March 27. Photo: Sergio Flores for The Washington Post via Getty Images


Prejudice against obesity can cost people their jobs and dignity

Massachusetts may become the second state to add ‘weight’ to its list of protected categories. Photo: Oleg Elkov/iStock/Getty Images Plus


Racial inequality flows as much from policies that came after abolition

The restraints — like these used in the slave trade — simply took a different form after emancipation. Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images


Yes, every situation is different. That doesn’t mean we can’t compare them.

A child looks out the window of a bus as dozens of protesters blocked a bus carrying migrant children out of a U.S. Customs and Border Protection Detention Center on June 23, 2018, in McAllen, Texas. Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images


The law requires accommodation for people with disabilities. Could that mean turning down the music?

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The number of reported hate crimes has nearly doubled in Washington in the past two years

Ruby Corado, founder of Casa Ruby, an outreach center for LGBT people in Washington. Corado started the center several years ago. Photo: Linda Davidson/The Washington Post via Getty Images


The Republicans’ stance is meanness for the sake of meanness

Demonstrators gather in support of McDonald’s workers as part of the Fight for $15 minimum-wage movement last month at a McDonald’s in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images


Researchers fear it is only a matter of time before the AI-generated fake videos are deployed for maximum damage

“Deepfakes” have changed the idea that seeing is believing — and could have a huge impact on how future political campaigns unfold. Photo: Elyse Samuels/The Washington Post


She self-published ‘Sifratna’ just for friends, family and colleagues. But it has turned into something else.

2016 self-portrait of author Amjaad Al-Hussain in Bali. Photo: Amjaad Al-Hussain

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