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Commentary: On guns, we're not even trying Commentary: On guns, we're not even trying
10 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
Another day, another ghastly shooting in America. So far this year, the United States has averaged more than one mass shooting a day, according to the ShootingTracker website, counting cases of four or more people shot. [Read More]
Commentary: Are computers creative? Commentary: Are computers creative?
10 weeks ago -
One area we tend to view as safe from automation is creativity — but perhaps even artists will soon have to compete with computers. [Read More]
Commentary: Israel the same, but different Commentary: Israel the same, but different
10 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
JERUSALEM — More than a decade after my 19th trip to Israel and the Middle East, this 20th visit shows how some things have changed, but the important ones remain the same. [Read More]
Commentary: Learning to live with our fears Commentary: Learning to live with our fears
10 weeks ago - - DOYLE McMANUS
There was good news last week, but you might not have noticed it, since it was the kind of news that doesn’t normally get headlines: In a world transfixed by terrorism, life is getting back to normal. [Read More]
Commentary: Where is GOP's heart and soul? Commentary: Where is GOP's heart and soul?
10 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
The voice of the people who are the base of today’s Republican Party has come through loud and clear: “Please lie to me!” [Read More]
Commentary: Preparing Ph.D.s for the real world Commentary: Preparing Ph.D.s for the real world
10 weeks ago -
Most graduate programs encourage their students to set their sights on jobs teaching or conducting research at a college or university. They also endorse the notion, whether intentionally or not, that taking a position outside of the professoriate is some kind of failure. [Read More]
Commentary: Invading Germany Commentary: Invading Germany
10 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
FRANKFURT — In an ironic twist, Germany, which in the last century twice invaded other countries, contributing to two world wars, is now being invaded by hordes of Muslims. [Read More]
Commentary: Putin's great Syrian adventure Commentary: Putin's great Syrian adventure
10 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
When President Vladimir Putin of Russia announced he was setting up an air base in the middle of Syria to take on the Islamic State, more than a few analysts and politicians praised his forceful, game-changing, strategic brilliance. [Read More]
Commentary: America's drunken history Commentary: America's drunken history
10 weeks ago -
Consider this a “trigger warning”: The following essay may disturb and upset your view of American history, a history mostly written by scholarly types who distill vast amounts of research into erudite narratives. [Read More]
Commentary: A brief theory of Trump's outrageousness Commentary: A brief theory of Trump's outrageousness
10 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
Donald Trump says a lot of things a lot of people consider outrageous. What is he doing? [Read More]
Commentary: Inequity and the city Commentary: Inequity and the city
10 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
New York, New York, a helluva town. The rents are up, but the crime rate is down. The food is better than ever, and the cultural scene is vibrant. Truly, it’s a golden age for the town I recently moved to — if you can afford the housing. But more and more people can’t. [Read More]
Commentary: Charlie Brown's Christmas tradition Commentary: Charlie Brown's Christmas tradition
10 weeks ago -
The final cut of “A Charlie Brown Christmas” was first shown in early December 1965 in California, to the staff that had hustled to meet a demanding six-month deadline. [Read More]
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