Opinion

Trump’s Nationalism Won’t Turn Back the Clock

While "Make America Great Again" may be a powerful political slogan for our times, Washington Post economics columnist Robert J. Samuelson says, it misrepresents the past and ignores the forces that drive the w...

Right and Left Both Attack Merit-Based Society: Zakaria

Before merit-based systems became a dominant force in the way most modern societies are organized, individual advancement was determined largely by one's connection to those in power. In that era, Washington Post columnist Fareed Zakaria says, "people moved...

Et Tu, George Will? A Debate on Abandoning the GOP

For more than four decades, George Will represented the voice of conservative thought, through his Washington Post column and television appearances. But, the tenure of Donald Trump in the White House may have broken the Pulitzer Prize winning columnist. In...

Humane Enforcement of U.S. Border Laws is Possible

The Trump administration's reversal of its family separation policy for immigrants crossing the border illegally is less than meets the eye, according to a June 22 opinion published in the New York Times. ...
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America’s Real Problem? Not Enough Immigrants.

Bret Stephens, an opinion columnist for The New York Times, writes that America's real immigration problem "is that we don’t have enough immigrants." That, of course, is contrary to what President Donald Tru...

America Is a Mess, and Baby Boomers Should Own It

One of the more popular books in America is Bruce Cannon Gibney's "A Generation of Sociopaths: How the Baby Boomers Betrayed America." Certainly, millennials love it.   "The irony is that boomers criticize millennials for being snowflakes...
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