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DAVID BROOKS

David Brooks writes a regular column for The New York Times.

Articles by DAVID BROOKS

Commentary: The minimum-wage muddle Commentary: The minimum-wage muddle
4 days ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Once upon a time there was a near consensus among economists that raising the minimum wage was a bad idea. [Read More]
Commentary: Listening to Coates while white Commentary: Listening to Coates while white
2 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Dear Ta-Nehisi Coates: The last year has been an education for white people. [Read More]
Commentary: The new old liberalism Commentary: The new old liberalism
2 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Well, Hillary Clinton hasn’t gone crazy. At a time when some in her party are drifting toward Bernie Sanders/Occupy Wall Street-style rhetoric, Clinton delivered her first major economic address of the campaign. [Read More]
Commentary: Building attention span Commentary: Building attention span
3 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
If you’re like most of us, you’re wondering what the Internet is doing to your attention span. [Read More]
Commentary: The courage of small things Commentary: The courage of small things
3 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
I thought I knew the basic life story of my friend Clemantine Wamariya. She was born in Rwanda 27 years ago. When she was 6 — though she didn’t understand it — the genocide began and her world started shrinking. [Read More]
Commentary: The next culture war Commentary: The next culture war
4 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Christianity is in decline in the United States. The share of Americans who describe themselves as Christians and attend church is dropping. Evangelical voters make up a smaller share of the electorate. [Read More]
Commentary: The Robert E. Lee problem Commentary: The Robert E. Lee problem
5 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
The debate about the Charleston, S.C., Bible study shooting has morphed into a debate about the Confederate battle flag and other symbols of the Confederacy. This is not a trivial sideshow. [Read More]
Commentary: Hearts broken open Commentary: Hearts broken open
6 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
In a recent column, I asked readers if they had discovered a purpose in life and, if so, how they had discovered it. A few thousand wrote essays. I was struck by how elemental life is. [Read More]
Commentary: When adulthood happens Commentary: When adulthood happens
7 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Every society has its rites of passage, marking the transition from youth to adulthood. Most of these rites of passage are ritualized and structured, with adult supervision and celebration. [Read More]
Commentary: The separation strategy on Iraq Commentary: The separation strategy on Iraq
8 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
In 2006, Joe Biden, Les Gelb and many others proposed plans to decentralize power in Iraq. Biden, then a U.S. senator from Delaware, Gelb and others recognized that Iraqi society was fracturing into sectarian blocs. [Read More]
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