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THOMAS FRIEDMAN

Thomas Friedman writes a column for the New York Times.

Articles by THOMAS FRIEDMAN

Commentary: A good bad deal? Commentary: A good bad deal?
2 days ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
Sometime after the 1973 war, I remember seeing a cartoon that showed President Anwar el-Sadat lying flat on his back in a boxing ring. [Read More]
Commentary: A cold war without the fun Commentary: A cold war without the fun
1 week ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
Let’s see, America is prepositioning battle tanks with our East European NATO allies to counterbalance Russia; U.S. and Russian military planes recently flew within 10 feet of each other; Russia is building a new generation of long-range ballistic missiles; and the U.S. and China are jostling ... [Read More]
Commentary: None of the above Commentary: None of the above
2 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
I don’t recall a time when more people were running for president and fewer of them offered anything more than poll-tested generalities designed to rally their own bases. No one surprises you with any daring. If we could tax their cliches, we’d balance the budget. [Read More]
Commentary: How to beat the bots Commentary: How to beat the bots
3 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
Here’s an interesting statistic from a 2014 labor survey by burning glass.com: 65 percent of new job postings for executive secretaries and executive assistants now call for a bachelor’s degree, but “only 19 percent of those currently employed in these roles have a B.A.” [Read More]
Commentary: Planting seeds in Baltimore Commentary: Planting seeds in Baltimore
4 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
On a warm Saturday in late May 2008, my wife, Ann, talked me into going to an auditorium in Baltimore to watch a lottery. It was no ordinary lottery. Numbered balls were cranked out of a bingo machine, and the winners got a ticket to a better life. [Read More]
Commentary: Contain and amplify Commentary: Contain and amplify
5 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
The Arab world is a pluralistic region that lacks pluralism — the ability to manage and embrace differences peacefully. [Read More]
Commentary: 2016, Facebook and disorder Commentary: 2016, Facebook and disorder
6 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
For a presidential campaign that has started so early, it’s striking how little most of the candidates want to engage with major issues of the day, let alone the future. [Read More]
Commentary: Moore's Law turns 50 Commentary: Moore's Law turns 50
7 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
SAN FRANCISCO — On April 19, 1965, just over 50 years ago, Gordon Moore, then the head of research for Fairchild Semiconductor and later one of the co-founders of Intel, was asked by Electronics Magazine to submit an article predicting what was going to happen to integrated circuits in 2025. [Read More]
Commentary: Germans' destiny is green superpower Commentary: Germans' destiny is green superpower
8 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
BERLIN — A week at the American Academy in Berlin leaves me with two contradictory feelings: One is that Germany today deserves a Nobel Peace Prize, and the other is that Germany tomorrow will have to overcome its deeply ingrained post-World War II pacifism. [Read More]
Commentary: On trade, Obama right, not critics Commentary: On trade, Obama right, not critics
9 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
BERLIN — I strongly support President Barack Obama’s efforts to conclude big, new trade-opening agreements with our Pacific allies, including Japan and Singapore, and with the whole European Union. But I don’t support them just for economic reasons. [Read More]
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