Enoch Powell gave his xenophobic “Rivers of Blood” speech 50 years ago—but the lessons of its reception still apply today.
Fixating on offensive speech amplifies its harms—often, the best course is simply to ignore it.
President Trump’s hold on the Republican Party is overstated. But that doesn’t mean that his downfall would resolve its challenges.
Members of Congress in both parties have declared his actions unconstitutional. Will Democrats campaign against their illegality?
Either the Department of Justice is correct that he surrounded himself with lawbreakers, or the people he chose to run the federal justice system are incompetents and rogues.
When the “bonds of affection” are strained, the spirit of generosity and the virtue of tolerance demand extraordinary measures to avert a break.
Does the show offer media outlets an opportunity to engage Trump supporters, or present an affront to be shunned by polite society?
The album was conceived in the milieu of Timothy Leary, recorded with session musicians fresh off commercial-jingle gigs, and only gradually recognized as something like magic.
A thought experiment about risk-taking, equity, and gender.
An executive’s deliberately provocative post offers an encouraging sign that the company is grappling with the forces it has unleashed.
If Never Trump conservatives believe their own assessments of the commander in chief, they should favor avoiding war during his tenure.
Legislators should void any nondisclosure agreements that may be restraining other women from speaking about their interactions with the president.
The president’s undisciplined public statements and threats of violence undermine America’s global standing, and degrade the office he holds.
A report that the president had senior White House staff sign non-disclosure agreements is the latest reminder of how much he conceals from public view.
A half-century after a brutal massacre in Vietnam, the United States still struggles to hold itself accountable for atrocities.
The president who campaigned as an independent outsider, beholden to no one, asks deep-pocketed contributors for their support.
Unlimited selection is revealing ugly truths about what some Americans want in their politics.
The president won the 2016 election with foreign-policy positions antithetical to those championed by the perennially hawkish Iraq War supporter.
Neither the term nor the valuable insights it describes should be ceded to illiberal activists.
As editorial boards cheer him on, Trump is weighing action against the regime in Syria.