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DAVID BROOKS

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

Articles by DAVID BROOKS

Commentary: The dark knight Commentary: The dark knight
5 days ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Welcome to a world without rules. (I want you to read this paragraph in your super-scary movie trailer voice.) Welcome to a world in which families are mowed down by illegal immigrants, in which cops die in the streets, in which Muslims rampage the innocents and threaten our very way of life. [Read More]
Commentary: Watching Trump losing control Commentary: Watching Trump losing control
1 week ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Does anybody else have the sense that Donald Trump is slipping off the rails? [Read More]
Commentary: We take care of our own Commentary: We take care of our own
2 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
A few years ago, Bruce Springsteen came out with a song called “We Take Care of Our Own.” The chorus’ theme seemed upbeat and proud: We take care of the people closest to us. [Read More]
Commentary: Is the U.S. on path to ruin? Commentary: Is the U.S. on path to ruin?
2 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
SAN ANTONIO — I never really understood how fascism could have come to Europe, but I think I understand better now. [Read More]
Commentary: The power of altruism Commentary: The power of altruism
3 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Western society is built on the assumption that people are fundamentally selfish. Machiavelli and Hobbes gave us influential philosophies built on human selfishness. Sigmund Freud gave us a psychology of selfishness. [Read More]
Commentary: Coming political realignment Commentary: Coming political realignment
4 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Donald Trump has done something politically smart and substantively revolutionary. He is a Republican presidential candidate running against free trade and, effectively, free markets. [Read More]
Commentary: At the edge of inside Commentary: At the edge of inside
5 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
In any organization there are some people who serve at the core. These insiders are in the rooms when the decisions are made. Hillary Clinton, for example, is now at the core of the Democratic Party. [Read More]
Commentary: Religion's wicked neighbor Commentary: Religion's wicked neighbor
6 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Barack Obama is clearly wrong when he refuses to use the word “Islam” in reference to Islamist terrorism. The people who commit these acts are inflamed by a version of an Islamist ideology. [Read More]
Commentary: The unity illusion Commentary: The unity illusion
7 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Paul Ryan says it’s time for Republicans to unite with the presumptive nominee, Donald Trump. [Read More]
Commentary: Where America is working Commentary: Where America is working
8 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
As individuals, we all try to build on our strengths and work on our weaknesses, and it’s probably a good idea to balance these two activities. But as a country we are completely messing this up. [Read More]
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