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DAVID BROOKS

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

Articles by DAVID BROOKS

Commentary: Learning from mistakes Commentary: Learning from mistakes
6 days ago - - DAVID BROOKS
If you could go back to 1889 and strangle Adolf Hitler in his crib, would you do it? At one level, the answer is obvious. Of course, you should. [Read More]
Commentary: The center-right moment Commentary: The center-right moment
2 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
The most surprising event of this political era is what hasn’t happened. The world has not turned left. [Read More]
Commentary: Mothers and presidents Commentary: Mothers and presidents
3 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Americans are embarrassed. Over the last 35 years there have only been two elections without a Bush or Clinton on the national ticket. Next year both names could rest atop the ballot. In one poll voters saw this as a bad thing by a ratio of 8 to 1. [Read More]
Commentary: The nature of poverty Commentary: The nature of poverty
4 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Lately it seems as though every few months there’s another urban riot and the nation turns its attention to urban poverty. And in the midst of every storm, there are people crying out that we should finally get serious about this issue. [Read More]
Commentary: Love and merit Commentary: Love and merit
5 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
There are two great defining features of child-rearing today. First, children are now praised to an unprecedented degree. The second defining feature is that children are honed to an unprecedented degree. [Read More]
Commentary: When cultures shift Commentary: When cultures shift
6 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
In January 1969, two quarterbacks played against each other in Super Bowl III. Johnny Unitas and Joe Namath were both superstars. They were both from western Pennsylvania, but they came from different cultural universes. Unitas was reticent, workmanlike and deliberately unglamorous. [Read More]
Commentary: The revolution lives! Commentary: The revolution lives!
7 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Beyond all the talk of centrifuges and enrichment capacities, President Barack Obama’s deal with Iran is really a giant gamble on the nature of the Iranian regime. [Read More]
Commentary: Here's what candidates need Commentary: Here's what candidates need
7 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
I have two presidential election traditions. I begin covering each campaign by reading a book about Abraham Lincoln, and I end each election night, usually after midnight, at the statue of the Lincoln Memorial. [Read More]
Commentary: On conquering fear Commentary: On conquering fear
8 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Everybody is afraid sometimes, and, at those moments, it doesn’t really help to say, “Suck it up and get over it!” So it would be nice if there were subtler strategies and techniques to conquer fear. [Read More]
Commentary: The field is flat Commentary: The field is flat
9 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Like a lot of people who pay attention to such things, I had assumed that Democrats had a huge advantage going into next year’s presidential race. Democrats do really well among the growing demographic groups, like Hispanics, single people and the young. [Read More]
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