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DAVID BROOKS

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

Articles by DAVID BROOKS

Commentary: The 2015 Sidney Awards, Part 2 Commentary: The 2015 Sidney Awards, Part 2
22 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
This second batch of Sidney Awards, given for some of the year’s best long-form essays, congregate, coincidentally, around a theme: the excessive individualism of American society, and the ways human beings try to create community for good or ill. [Read More]
Commentary: The 2015 Sidney Awards, Part 1 Commentary: The 2015 Sidney Awards, Part 1
23 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
It is time once again for the Sidney Awards, when I pick out some of the best long-form essays that you might download for your holiday reading pleasure. [Read More]
Commentary: The Ted Cruz establishment Commentary: The Ted Cruz establishment
24 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
There are two types of Machiavellians in politics, Selfish Machiavellians and Kind Machiavellians. The Selfish ones are the ones we usually think of — the nakedly ambitious people who are always strategizing, sometimes ruthlessly, for their own personal advantage. [Read More]
Commentary: How Islamic State makes radicals Commentary: How Islamic State makes radicals
24 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
After the terrorist attack in San Bernardino, some people’s minds flew to the materialistic element of the atrocity — the guns that were used in the killing. [Read More]
Commentary: No, Donald Trump won't win Commentary: No, Donald Trump won't win
25 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
A little while ago I went rug shopping. Four rugs were laid out on the floor and among them was one with a pink motif that was dazzlingly beautiful. It was complex and sophisticated. If you had asked me at that moment which rug I wanted, I would have said the pink one. [Read More]
Commentary: Communities of character Commentary: Communities of character
26 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
27 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
28 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
29 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
30 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]
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