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DAVID BROOKS

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

Articles by DAVID BROOKS

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]
Commentary: Inside student radicalism Commentary: Inside student radicalism
9 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Today’s elite college students face a unique set of pressures. On the professional side life is competitive, pressured, time-consuming, capitalistic and stressful. On the political side many elite universities are home to an ethos of middle-aged leftism. [Read More]
Commentary: The fragmented society Commentary: The fragmented society
10 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
There are just a few essential reads if you want to understand the American social and political landscape today. [Read More]
Commentary: Putting grit in its place Commentary: Putting grit in its place
11 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
We all know why it exists, but the grade-point average is one of the more destructive elements in American education. [Read More]
Commentary: Clinton's imagination problem Commentary: Clinton's imagination problem
12 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
In March Hillary Clinton told a CNN interviewer, “We’re going to put a lot of coal miners and coal companies out of business.” That was a true but dumb thing to say in advance of the West Virginia primary. So this week Clinton went on an apology and listening tour through Appalachia. [Read More]
Commentary: If not Trump, what? Commentary: If not Trump, what?
13 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Donald Trump now looks set to be the Republican presidential nominee. So for those of us appalled by this prospect — what are we supposed to do? [Read More]
Commentary: Jose Marti, a national poet Commentary: Jose Marti, a national poet
14 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
HAVANA — Many nations have attempted the transition from revolutionary socialism toward some form of democratic capitalism; Cuba just happens to be the final one. [Read More]
Commentary: What is inspiration? Commentary: What is inspiration?
15 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
For decades, Anders Ericsson has reminded us of the value of hard work. The Florida State psychologist did the research that led to the so-called 10,000-hour rule. [Read More]
Commentary: The Lincoln Caucus Commentary: The Lincoln Caucus
16 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
The Republican presidential campaign just changed. Until now this has been a candidate-centric process. All the different candidates were competing to get a majority of delegates to the GOP convention. But now it’s likely no candidate will get that majority on the first ballot. [Read More]
Commentary: The sexual politics of 2016 Commentary: The sexual politics of 2016
17 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
In the middle of the Civil War a colonel named Robert McAllister from the 11th Regiment of New Jersey tried to improve the moral fiber of his men. A Presbyterian railroad contractor in private life, he lobbied and preached against profanity, drinking, prostitution and gambling. [Read More]
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