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A Truly Populist Social Security Reform Aug. 22, 2019

Veronique de Rugy

The U.S. government's debt — that is, our and our children's debt as taxpayers — is grow... Read More

Good for the Jews? Aug. 22, 2019

Susan Estrich

Years ago, Frank Rich, the legendary New York Times columnist, wrote a piece — channeling his ... Read More

Woodstock, the Last Word Aug. 22, 2019

R. Emmett Tyrrell Jr.

WASHINGTON — Well, all the palaver about the 50th anniversary of Woodstock has finally shut do... Read More

The Perils of Trading Social Interaction for Social Media Aug. 20, 2019

Salena Zito

ESTES PARK, Colorado — I often say that what happens on Twitter isn't a reflection of American... Read More

If It Wants to Survive, the NRA Needs to Change Aug. 16, 2019

David Harsanyi

In the mid-1970s the NRA had to make a choice. As crime continued to spike across the nation, and po... Read More

You Can't Have Your Tariff Cake and Eat It, Too Aug. 15, 2019

Veronique de Rugy

When it comes to trade policy, President Donald Trump and his adviser Peter Navarro provide endless ... Read More

Analyzing the Pieces of the Democratic Puzzle Aug. 09, 2019

Michael Barone

"No candidate received a polling bump as a result of the Detroit debates," writes Morning Consult an... Read More

Passing Laws, Passing Taxes and Passing the Buck Aug. 08, 2019

Veronique de Rugy

What do the French digital services tax, the employers' share of payroll taxes and the corporate inc... Read More

Scott Presler's #BaltimoreCleanup Is Further Proof of 'Can-Do' Attitude Aug. 08, 2019

Laura Hollis

My column last week was written in response to what has become the typical claim of the political cl... Read More

No, Mr. President, Not Both Sides Aug. 08, 2019

Joe Conason

After the massacres in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas, we watched Donald Trump, the president who ... Read More

After the Shootings -- Look to Culture, Not Politics Aug. 07, 2019

Star Parker

BY STAR PARKER RELEASE: WEDNESADY, AUGUST 7, 2019 After the Shootings — Look to Culture, Not ... Read More

Good Men With Guns Won't Protect Us Aug. 06, 2019

Froma Harrop

It was a remarkable 13 hours in American history. A mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio, taking nine lives... Read More

Rats Infest Our Cities, but There Are Bigger Barriers to a Better Life Aug. 06, 2019

Salena Zito

GARY, Indiana — If you want to know the true state of a city, drive through all of it, not jus... Read More

Death Penalty Politics Aug. 03, 2019

Susan Estrich

I have been studying death penalty politics (as well as law) for decades, largely because I've had t... Read More

Nationalism, Rightly Understood, Is a Necessary Ingredient of Political Success Aug. 02, 2019

Michael Barone

Nationalism has a bad name. For many Americans, mention of the word summons up visions of Hitler and... Read More

Americans Need More 'Can Do,' Not More Candidates Aug. 01, 2019

Laura Hollis

Watching the political process play out is more discouraging each election cycle. Even the freshest ... Read More

Heat Wave Jul. 27, 2019

Susan Estrich

On the day I left Paris (after a well-timed visit to my daughter), the temperature was 96 degrees Fa... Read More

Federal Criminal Justice Reform Takes a Big First Step Forward Jul. 26, 2019

Daily Editorials

Within hours after the First Step Act went into effect last Friday, 3,100 inmates qualified for rele... Read More

Trump Might Excuse a Murder to Advance a Big Arms Sale, but Congress Must Not Jul. 26, 2019

Daily Editorials

Ignoring strong objections from his fellow Republicans, President Donald Trump has vetoed a bipartis... Read More

Obituarizing Wes Pruden Jul. 25, 2019

R. Emmett Tyrrell Jr.

WASHINGTON — We live in an era that must be very confusing for people who do not immerse thems... Read More