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What's behind Trump-Peña Nieto meeting?

By Jacob Parakilas
For Peña Nieto, the unpopularity of Trump offers chance to shift attention from his own political troubles. And this may be just the frosty reception Trump wants.

Winning without Trump: McCain and Rubio show the way

By Errol Louis, CNN Political Commentator
A pair of crushing primary re-election victories -- by Sens. Marco Rubio in Florida and John McCain in Arizona -- show that Republican candidates can succeed in November without cozying up to their floundering standard-bearer, Donald Trump, writes Errol Louis
San Francisco 49ers quarterbacks Colin Kaepernick, left, and Blaine Gabbert stand on the sideline during the second half of an NFL preseason football game against the Green Bay Packers on Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. Green Bay won 21-10. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

I was on board with Kaepernick until....

By Clay Cane
Colin Kaepernick sparked a media firestorm on August 26 when he refused to stand for the national anthem before a preseason game against the Green Bay Packers.
A prison cell block is seen following a tour by US President Barack Obama at the El Reno Federal Correctional Institution in El Reno, Oklahoma, July 16, 2015. Obama is the first sitting US President to visit a federal prison, in a push to reform one of the most expensive and crowded prison systems in the world. AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB        (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

How to inspire criminal justice reform

By Brittany K. Barnett-Byrd
After President Obama granted clemency to 111 prisoners Tuesday, Brittany K. Barnett-Byrd writes that we must highlight the lives of incarcerated individuals to further criminal justice reform.
 A person walks by an Apple Store on April 23, 2013 in San Francisco, California.

Why Apple's loss is the world's gain

By Charles Arthur
After Apple was ordered to pay $14.5 billion in back taxes, Charles Arthur writes that the only way to prevent large-scale tax avoidance is for big political blocs to act in concert against it.

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    QAQORTOQ, GREENLAND - JULY 30: Calved icebergs from the nearby Twin Glaciers are seen floating on the water on July 30, 2013 in Qaqortoq, Greenland. Boats are a crucial mode of transportation in the country that has few roads. As cities like Miami, New York and other vulnerable spots around the world strategize about how to respond to climate change, many Greenlanders simply do what theyve always done: adapt. 'Were used to change, said Greenlander Pilu Neilsen. 'We learn to adapt to whatever comes. If all the glaciers melt, well just get more land. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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