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DAVID BROOKS

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

Articles by DAVID BROOKS

Commentary: Lady Gaga and the life of passion Commentary: Lady Gaga and the life of passion
30 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
31 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
32 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
32 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
34 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]
Commentary: The Rubio-Fiorina option Commentary: The Rubio-Fiorina option
35 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
My PBS colleague Mark Shields recently reminded me of the old saying that Democrats fall in love but Republicans fall in line. [Read More]
Commentary: The Russia I miss Commentary: The Russia I miss
36 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — People who came of age after the end of the Cold War may not realize how powerfully Russia influenced Western culture for 150 years. [Read More]
Commentary: New romantics in computer age Commentary: New romantics in computer age
37 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Just once I’d like to have a college student come up to me and say, “I really wanted to major in accounting, but my parents forced me to major in medieval art.” That probably won’t happen. [Read More]
Commentary: When ISIS rapists win Commentary: When ISIS rapists win
38 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
The ISIS atrocities have descended like distant nightmares upon the numbed consciousness of the world. [Read More]
Commentary: Three U.S. losses -- Vietnam, Iraq, Iran Commentary: Three U.S. losses -- Vietnam, Iraq, Iran
41 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
The purpose of war, military or economic, is to get your enemy to do something it would rather not do. [Read More]
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