The president is reshaping Americans’ political views, just not the way he intended.
Meritocracy prizes achievement above all else, making everyone—even the rich—miserable. Maybe there’s a way out.
As the bulk of state spending shifts toward mandatory programs, experimentation is grinding to a halt in the laboratories of democracy.
Many leading Democratic candidates are running against free trade, but trade is popular—especially in Iowa.
The public’s judgment about whether the United States won or lost the war will affect civilian-military relations for years to come.
China’s signature project is actually a sweeping, poorly coordinated branding effort posing as an infrastructure initiative.
The best way for Israel to strengthen its hand is not by waging war to the utmost against its opponents, but by maximizing the number and range of its friends.
The Metropolitan Correctional Center has become notorious for decades of inhumane treatment.
What Trump has called an “invasion” was actually a corporate recruitment drive.
The president didn’t put any of the globe’s authoritarians in office, but he’s encouraged their worst instincts.
The president gives his opponents media attention and enhances their influence on American life.
Competition between the U.S. and China may be inevitable, but if Trump and Xi mishandle the Hong Kong crisis, they could lose the ability to calibrate.
Trump’s racism and Netanyahu’s dependency have driven a bulldozer through the bipartisan consensus.
We were flying away from Washington D.C. again, leaving the Sturm und Drang of our hometown in early August…
If GateHouse Media actually acquires Gannett, countless local outlets might be closed or homogenized. But there’s an alternative.
Imagine a Netflix-type portal for short campaign videos.
The former quarterback caused a problem for the league—which turned to the celebrated rapper for assistance.
The 44th president became a devotee of unilateral presidential actions—and then saw many moves quickly reversed once he left office.
A solution from the founding era might work again today.
A new generation of African American agents wants basketball players to get a better deal. The college-sports organization moved to exclude new blood.