Steve Chapman

Steve Chapman

Steve Chapman

Steve Chapman is a columnist and editorial writer for the Chicago Tribune. His twice-a-week column on national and international affairs appears in some 50 papers across the country.

He attended Harvard University, where he was on the staff of the Harvard Crimson, and graduated with honors in 1976. He has been a fellow at the American Academy in Berlin and the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, and has served on the Visiting Committee of the University of Chicago Law School.

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A Request for Most of the Democratic Presidential Candidates: Go Home Feb 17, 2019

In youth sports, each season ends up with participation trophies handed out so everyone feels like a... Read More

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The Many Flaws of the Democratic Candidates Feb 14, 2019

One Democrat after another has entered the 2020 presidential race, and, it grieves me to say, one af... Read More

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Trump's Attack on Socialism Is No Help to Capitalism Feb 10, 2019

Socialism has always been a tough sell in the United States. While socialist parties won substantial... Read More

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Ocasio-Cortez's Plan to Punish the Rich Would Do More Harm Than Good Feb 07, 2019

Every so often, a rising young Democratic star comes along with an idea that boldly challenges the s... Read More