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- Feb 5 201726 minutes
America Is Still The Future
A love letter to my new country.
- Feb 6 20173 minutes
How President Trump Is Trampling Precedent
THE OLD WASHINGTON ADAGE OF “Watch what we do, not what we say” is hard to apply to someone as serially outrageous as Donald Trump. But for all his untethered pronouncements about voter fraud and crowd size and media bias, it was President Trump’s br
- Feb 3 201724 minutes
Can California Stop Trumpism At Its Borders?
California is preparing to lead the national revolt against the new president.
- Feb 17 20179 minutes
This 'Swamp' Has No Drain!
It's a bright new day for lobbyists and special interests in Washington, D.C., who seem to have little trouble gaining access to Trump's White House.
- Jan 27 20173 minutes
How Trump-O-Nomics Will Bring Back The '80s
An exploding U.S. deficit and the devaluation of the renminbi make a trade war with China all but inevitable.
- Jan 30 20175 minutes
What Trump's Executive Order on Immigration Does—and Doesn't Do
The Trump administration appears to have reversed the ban on green-card holders from seven predominantly Muslim countries.
- Feb 6 201712 minutes
A MOVIE-CRAZY CHINA IS REMAKING THE GLOBAL FILM INDUSTRY IN ITS IMAGE
- Jan 25 20173 minutes
1984 Isn’t the Only Book Enjoying a Revival
Works by Sinclair Lewis, John Steinbeck, and Hannah Arendt have also had a spike in interest over the past year.
- Feb 6 20174 minutes
Trump Vs. The Rule Of Law
One weekend came close to undoing the firm legal foundation that’s let U.S. business thrive
- Dec 29 20167 minutes
Democrats Have a Religion Problem
A conversation with Michael Wear, a former Obama White House staffer, about the party’s illiteracy on and hostility toward faith
- Jan 10 20174 minutes
What the World Might Look Like in 5 Years, According to U.S. Intelligence
Even America's own government analysts see the American Era drawing to a close.
- Jun 27 20161 minute
American Slaves Emancipated Themselves
TO MANY AMERICANS, THE END OF SLAVERY is synonymous with Abraham Lincoln, who signed the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863. But that’s hardly the whole story. And it discounts the agency of thousands of slaves who voted with their feet for freedom.
- Feb 17 20175 minutes
How Trump Is Making China Great Again
A world without a new U.S.-led trade agreement in the Asia-Pacific region means that an increasingly powerful China will step into the void.
- Feb 10 20175 minutes
Trump Is Standing On The Wrong Side Of History
By fighting against progress, Trump might accelerate it.
- Feb 17 20178 minutes
Why Neil Gorsuch Must Not Be Confirmed
Temper tantrums designed to undermine the Constitution for naked political purposes cannot be rewarded.
- Feb 10 201710 minutes
Beijing Is Becoming The Global Champion Of Free Trade
In a world confused and disturbed by Trump, China will find it easier to play down its own lack of transparency and accountability. Maybe, finally, it will be able to convert its economic power into political influence.
- Dec 12 20164 minutes
Why Trump’s Republican Party Is Embracing Russia
Ideological and civilizational conservatives united in opposition to the Soviet Union, but divide on whether Putin’s Russia is a totalitarian enemy, or a defender of the Christian west.
- Jan 20 20173 minutes
Obama’s Strange Last Days In Office
The pathbreaking president’s final stage isn’t his best.
- Jan 20 20176 minutes
The Worst Presidential Inaugurations, Ranked
Recent presidential installation ceremonies have been studiously planned and free of major disasters. It hasn’t always been so.
- Feb 1 20174 minutes
Dark money helped elect Donald Trump. And now the “rigged” system could get even worse.
- Dec 5 20167 minutes
Are Jews White?
Trump's election has reopened questions that have long seemed settled in America—including the acceptability of open discrimination against minority groups.
- Feb 3 20175 minutes
Putin, Russia And The Return Of Cold War Liberals
Accusations that Russia assisted Trump’s presidential campaign have liberals turning back into hawks.
- Feb 13 20175 minutes
GE’s Jeff Immelt
Since 2001, Jeff Immelt has shepherded General Electric through market tumult and political upheaval, as well as technological change. The chief executive officer of General Electric spoke with Bloomberg Editor-in-Chief John Micklethwait about Donald Trump’s agenda, the slowdown in globalization, and the digitalization of GE.
- Feb 10 201759 minutes
Trump's Interests vs. America's, Dominican Republic Edition
Despite a promise to stop pursuing foreign deals, the Trump Organization is revisiting a previously abandoned licensing agreement.
- Feb 6 20173 minutes
The Ideological Challenge At The Core Of Donald Trump’s Radical Presidency
IN ADDITION TO A LOADED SLOGAN—“AMERICA FIRST”—and a questionable demeanor, it is now apparent that President Donald J. Trump actually has a governing ideology. His Inaugural Address, the strongest and most coherent speech he’s ever delivered, was a
- Feb 1 20177 minutes
Here’s How To Save Obamacare
Turns out the Democrats have a pretty big ace up their sleeve.
- Feb 16 201710 minutes
Atheism, the Computer Model: Big data meets history to forecast the rise and fall of religion.
In the United States, the nones have it. The nones being people with no organized religion and increasingly no belief in God or a universal spiritual power. They have the momentum, attention, and an expectation that in the future they will become a m
- Feb 17 20176 minutes
Steve Bannon's Fever Dream of an American Gulag
The White House wants to build dozens of new jails for up to 2 million people along the U.S.-Mexico border.
- Feb 19 20173 minutes
1 “America, in other words, is the country of both Obama and Trump, of the very best and the very worst, and its future is never settled but constantly remade,” Andrew Sullivan wrote in his love letter to his adopted home (“America Is Still the Futur
- Feb 13 20173 minutes
Big Meat Braces for A Labor Shortage
Refugees help satisfy the need for low-skilled workers | “It remains a challenge to fully staff the plant”