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DAVID BROOKS

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

Articles by DAVID BROOKS

Commentary: Communities of character Commentary: Communities of character
11 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
We live in an individualistic age. As Marc J. Dunkelman documents in his book “The Vanishing Neighbor,” people tend to have their close group of inner-ring family and friends and then a vast online outer-ring network of contacts. [Read More]
Commentary: Hillary Clinton takes on ISIS Commentary: Hillary Clinton takes on ISIS
12 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
This week we had a chance to watch Hillary Clinton respond in real time to a complex foreign policy challenge. On Thursday, six days after the Paris attacks, she gave a comprehensive anti-terrorism speech at the Council on Foreign Relations. [Read More]
Commentary: GOP at immigration crossroads Commentary: GOP at immigration crossroads
13 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
It’s no exaggeration to say that the next six months will determine the viability of the Republican Party. This will be the last presidential election cycle in which the GOP, in its current form, has even a shot at winning the White House. [Read More]
Commentary: Great news! We're not doomed Commentary: Great news! We're not doomed
14 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
It really matters who the next president is. But there are other things that matter just as much to the nation’s future prosperity. One of them is: What is happening to health care costs? [Read More]
Commentary: The Ryan/Rubio moment Commentary: The Ryan/Rubio moment
15 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
So after all the meshugas on the right over the past few years, the Republicans could wind up with two new leaders going into this election, Marco Rubio and Paul Ryan. [Read More]
Commentary: Lady Gaga and the life of passion Commentary: Lady Gaga and the life of passion
16 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Earlier this week I watched some young musicians perform Lady Gaga songs in front of Lady Gaga. As India Carney’s voice rose and swooped during the incredible anthemic versions of her dance hits, Gaga sat enraptured. [Read More]
Commentary: Schools for wisdom Commentary: Schools for wisdom
17 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Friends of mine have been raving about the documentary “Most Likely to Succeed,” and it’s easy to see what the excitement is about. The film is a bold indictment of the entire K-12 educational system. [Read More]
Commentary: Incompetence caucus of GOP Commentary: Incompetence caucus of GOP
17 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
The House Republican caucus is close to ungovernable these days. How did this situation come about? This was not just the work of the Freedom Caucus or Ted Cruz or one month’s activity. [Read More]
Commentary: Higher ed needs a deeper dive Commentary: Higher ed needs a deeper dive
18 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Many American universities were founded as religious institutions, explicitly designed to cultivate their students’ spiritual and moral natures. But over the course of the 20th century they became officially or effectively secular. [Read More]
Commentary: The American idea and today's GOP Commentary: The American idea and today's GOP
20 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
America was settled, founded and built by people who believed they were doing something exceptional. Other nations were defined by their history, but America was defined by its future, by the people who weren’t yet here and by the greatness that hadn’t yet been achieved. [Read More]
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