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.
Twelve candidates crowded onto the stage, but impeachment remains the biggest story in politics.
He’s flailing. There’s no telling what’s next.
I tried to stump him—and only once succeeded.
Humiliating his own Cabinet secretaries was bad. Putting faithful American allies in harm’s way is far worse.
As WeWork crashes and Uber bleeds cash, the consumer-tech gold rush may be coming to an end.
In the age of populism, certainty about the political future is a dangerous illusion.
Congress and the White House have a tense relationship, and future administrations might well choose to build on rather than repudiate the Trump example of how to respond to a hostile Congress.
The best one could say about America’s abandonment of the Kurds is that they should have known we would sell them out eventually.
The presidential candidate Cory Booker, a former Stanford athlete, thinks big-name college sports have gone awry—and he wants Congress to step in.