David Brooks: Politics Is Too Uncivil — and…

A picture of humility. Photo: Mike Coppola/Getty Images David Brooks fears for his republic. The New York Times’ senior “reasonable conservative” columnist is alarmed by the tenor of America’s political debate. To his right, he…

Trump’s Ukraine Scandal Is Hiding in Plain Sight

President Trump Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images Appearing last night on CNN, Rudy Giuliani created a furor by openly confessing that he had pressured Ukraine’s government to investigate Joe Biden. The apparent revelation was enhanced by…

When the Ideologues Come for the Kids

Photo: Mesamong/Getty Images Like any religion, wokeness understands the need to convert children. The old Jesuit motto (sometimes attributed to Voltaire) was, after all, “Give me the child for the first seven years and I…

Scenes From the Global Climate Strike

State of the World Interrogating the planet's most important climate thinkers. Illustration: by Stevie Remsberg On September 23, the United Nations will open its Climate Action Summit here in New York, three days after Friday’s…

Elizabeth Warren Makes Her Bid for History

Photo: Jeenah Moon/Bloomberg via Getty Images During one of her biggest campaign rallies to date, Senator Elizabeth Warren taught her supporters a history lesson. At the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory, not far from where they stood…

We Were Warned That Trump’s Cronies Would Be…

Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer competes on Dancing With the Stars. Photo: Eric McCandless/ABC Reading recent headlines, one could easily mistake political conservatism for a kind of scarlet letter, the wearers of which…