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DAVID BROOKS

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

Articles by DAVID BROOKS

Commentary: The home buying decision Commentary: The home buying decision
6 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
I’ve been thinking about the big decisions in life: How do people choose careers, colleges, spouses and towns. Of those decisions, buying a home ranks with the most difficult. [Read More]
Commentary: Sidney Awards, Part Two Commentary: Sidney Awards, Part Two
7 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Every December I read hundreds of long-form essays to select the Sidney Awards, and every year I regret that I spend so much of the other 11 months reading online trivia. Then, every January, I revert to Twitter. [Read More]
Commentary: 2016 Sidney Awards, Part I Commentary: 2016 Sidney Awards, Part I
7 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Perry Link once noticed that Chinese writers use more verbs in their sentences whereas English writers use more nouns. [Read More]
Commentary: New life in the center Commentary: New life in the center
12 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Over the past few decades, party loyalty has been the defining feature of national politics. Especially in the House but even in the Senate, members deferred to their party leaders. [Read More]
Commentary:  How do we choose what we like?
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Commentary: How do we choose what we like?
12 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Danny Kahneman grew up Jewish in occupied France during World War II. Once in Paris, after curfew, he was nearly captured by an SS officer. His family traveled from town to town through rural France, hiding and hoping people wouldn’t recognize them as Jews. [Read More]
Commentary: Danger of dominant identity Commentary: Danger of dominant identity
13 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Over the past few days we’ve seen what happens when you assign someone a single identity. [Read More]
Commentary: The view from Trump Tower Commentary: The view from Trump Tower
14 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
If your social circles are like mine, you spent Tuesday night swapping miserable texts. [Read More]
Commentary: The banality of change Commentary: The banality of change
15 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
16 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
17 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]
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