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DAVID BROOKS

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

Articles by DAVID BROOKS

Commentary: The banality of change Commentary: The banality of change
11 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
A few weeks ago I met a guy in Idaho who was absolutely certain that Donald Trump would win this election. [Read More]
Commentary: Conservative intellectual crisis Commentary: Conservative intellectual crisis
12 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
I feel very lucky to have entered the conservative movement when I did, back in the 1980s and 1990s. I was working at National Review, The Washington Times and The Wall Street Journal’s editorial page. [Read More]
Commentary: Repairing moral capital Commentary: Repairing moral capital
13 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Hillary Clinton, who has been in politics all her adult life, seems to have learned something from Michelle Obama, who has never run for public office. [Read More]
Commentary: The beauty of big books Commentary: The beauty of big books
14 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Not long ago, an astonishing book landed on my desk. It’s called “Confessions of a Born-Again Pagan” and it weighs in at an impressive 1,076 pages. [Read More]
Commentary: Intimacy for the avoidant Commentary: Intimacy for the avoidant
15 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Over the past generation there seems to have been a decline in the number of high-quality friendships. [Read More]
Commentary: The death of idealism Commentary: The death of idealism
16 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
This presidential election is a contest between the oldest of the baby boomers. Yet Donald Trump, 70, and Hillary Clinton, 68, represent two very different decades in the formation of that generation. [Read More]
Commentary: The Clinton calendar Commentary: The Clinton calendar
17 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Hillary Clinton made a very pertinent comment this week: “‘Why aren’t I 50 points ahead?’ you might ask.” Indeed we might! [Read More]
Commentary: The uses of patriotism Commentary: The uses of patriotism
18 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
This column is directed at all the high school football players around the country who are pulling a Kaepernick — kneeling during their pregame national anthems to protest systemic racism. I’m going to try to convince you that what you’re doing is extremely counterproductive. [Read More]
Commentary: Time for a party realignment Commentary: Time for a party realignment
19 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
There’s a good chance many of you will be switching political parties over the next 15 years. You may be a corporate executive who’s voted rock-solid Republican for decades, but you may be a consistent Democrat by 2024. [Read More]
Commentary: Identity politics run amok Commentary: Identity politics run amok
20 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Once, I seem to recall, we had philosophical and ideological differences. Once, politics was a debate between liberals and conservatives, between different views of government, different views on values and America’s role in the world. [Read More]
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