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Commentary: Secret success in Europe Commentary: Secret success in Europe
8 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
SINTRA, Portugal — I’ll am spending a couple of days at a forum sponsored by the European Central Bank whose de facto topic — whatever it may say on the program — will be the destructive monetary muddle caused by the Continent’s premature adoption of a single currency. [Read More]
RED-BLUE AMERICA: 'Trigger warnings' from profs? RED-BLUE AMERICA: 'Trigger warnings' from profs?
8 weeks ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
The Indiana Gazette continues a weekly editorial page face-off, by opposing writers on a topic of interest. Today, Ben Boychuck and Joel Mathis debate whether students should be able to opt out of sensitive college class discussions. [Read More]
Commentary: Some like it crackling Commentary: Some like it crackling
8 weeks ago - - MAUREEN DOWD
Some people have such a radical vitality, such an electric consciousness, such a lifelong love affair with the world that when they stop breathing, it’s like a wind dying, like the waning and disappearing of a light. [Read More]
Commentary: The West's culture of envy Commentary: The West's culture of envy
8 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
BELFAST, Northern Ireland — In the 1970s, while working as a low-paid cub reporter in Houston, Texas, I always looked forward to the annual Christmas catalogs from Neiman-Marcus and Sakowitz, a local luxury department store. [Read More]
Commentary: Making hard choices Commentary: Making hard choices
8 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Speaker John Boehner talks a good game about pushing immigration reform. He told a recent fundraiser in Las Vegas that he was “hell-bent on getting this done this year,” reports the Wall Street Journal. [Read More]
Commentary: Isn't it time to pick on Piketty? Commentary: Isn't it time to pick on Piketty?
8 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
It can happen, I suspect, to any of us. Someone comes along with major thoughtfulness, lays it out in an enticing book that happens to lend aid and comfort to our ideological druthers, and we shout its praises and sneer at those who don’t. [Read More]
EDITORIAL ROUNDUP
8 weeks ago -
Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States. [Read More]
Commentary: Continuing crisis of the Eurocrats Commentary: Continuing crisis of the Eurocrats
8 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
A century ago, Europe tore itself apart in what was, for a time, known as the Great War — four years of death and destruction on an unprecedented scale. Later, of course, the conflict was renamed World War I — because a quarter-century later Europe did it all over again. [Read More]
Commentary: Collegians able to protect themselves Commentary: Collegians able to protect themselves
8 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Supposedly, students at some of our most prestigious universities find themselves confronted with existential challenges. Some are required to read books and watch films that could conceivably upset them emotionally. [Read More]
Commentary: Really good books, Part 1 Commentary: Really good books, Part 1
8 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
People are always asking me what my favorite books are. I’ve held off listing them because it seems self-indulgent. But, with summer almost here, I thought I might spend a couple columns recommending eight books that have been pivotal in my life. [Read More]
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