Amanda Katz

Washington, D.C.

Amanda Katz is a senior assignment editor for Opinions, where she has worked since 2022. She was previously an editor at CNN, the Boston Globe and Bloomsbury Publishing, and has written for the New York Times, the Boston Globe, Slate and other publications.
Latest from Amanda Katz

This downtown D.C. clash over noise has everything

Plus: Trump’s undercover defamation jurors. Blocking Ukraine aid by tying it to unpassable border policy.

January 19, 2024

In GOP’s leadoff vote, Iowan hearts stay true to Trump

Plus: In MLK Jr.’s wake, learning to see our history. Afghan girls sold into marriage. And a possible legislative win for kids.

January 16, 2024

Reject the election, seek reelection, get your face in the Opinions section

Plus: Five key words of advice for 2024. China is fueling antisemitism. Play streets and cancer fears.

January 8, 2024

The Texas abortion case that puts the lie to ‘pro-life’ framing

Plus: A home in rubble. Mutual respect on campus. And more.

December 11, 2023

Why the Supreme Court needs more Sandra Day O’Connors

Plus: Kissinger and the Global South. Democracy for Belarus. A setback for the coming Trump dictatorship.

December 4, 2023

War: What is it good for? Only making us agree on its horrors.

Plus: What we forgot when we stopped testing nukes. And the case against a war on Mexican cartels.

October 16, 2023

What you (and Trump) missed by skipping the GOP primary debate

Plus: What the Knucklehead Caucus really wants. Yelling at single moms about marriage. And a judge calls Trump a fraud.

September 28, 2023

Why are cities so slow to turn empty offices into housing?

Plus: A smarter way to support caregivers. And battling antisemitism with a 10-foot Jewish crisis monster.

September 27, 2023

How Elon Musk came to wield so much power over the war in Ukraine

Plus: Bipartisan policies and mental health support for parents. And the coach making college football fans lose their minds.

September 8, 2023

An unlikely duo has global climate advice for G-20 leaders

Plus: The Tulsa race massacre at 102. And reasons to see your friends in person.

September 7, 2023