America has a great deal at stake in the negotiations, but has gone entirely AWOL.
White House and Justice Department attorneys work for the government and the public—but are acting in Trump’s personal interest instead.
The literary critic thought the culture that sustained him was in the process of being sacrificed on the altar of social justice.
Unless Congress acts, the Kurds may not be the last allies this president abandons.
The administration has a single answer for every question about its policies and behavior.
Presidential hopefuls blasted Trump for abandoning the Kurds—but want the U.S. to pull out of Afghanistan under similar conditions.
The unicorn massacre unfolding today is exactly the opposite of what happened in 2000.
The president is bringing the G7 to the struggling Trump Doral resort.
There may be no more vivid illustration of how American leadership has declined in the world.
The English nationalism that powers Brexit is repelling the rest of the United Kingdom.
The disaster in Syria highlights something that’s been apparent since the 2016 campaign: Trump is unfit to run American foreign policy.
Elizabeth Warren has drawn inspiration from FDR’s labor secretary, Frances Perkins, whose genius lay in spotting an injustice—and framing it as something government action could fix.
A doctor and an economist note that doctors are generally paid quite a bit more for a C-section than for a vaginal birth.
Donald Trump has spent his presidency belittling and attacking career foreign-policy professionals. Now that he’s asking for their loyalty, they don’t seem to feel any.
The British system of government as we know it has collapsed.
James didn’t defend free speech. But in China, the NBA has made a mess that its biggest star can’t be expected to clean up.
Now the war in Syria has a victor. And it’s not the U.S.
For too long, policy makers ignored the possibility that China could transform the U.S., rather than the other way around.
Do local public-radio stations play an important role? In big cities, from Boston and Washington to San Francisco and L.A.? In small towns, like those across Mississippi or Alaska or Maine? Do they matter in the South as well as the North? In inland states as well as those on the coast?
All the evidence I’m aware of, anecdotal and statistical, suggests that in every one of these places, the answer is a clear and obvious yes. Public radio matters; it matters all the more in remote and rural areas farther from other news outlets; and it is seen as mattering in a way that transcends normal regional or political dividing lines.
When market concentration increased after past mergers, prices surged and jobs were lost. There’s no reason to think this time will be different.