Featured Columns

A dangerous retreat

We’re seeing the effects of U.S. disengagement.

Ryan’s stale ideas

His latest anti-poverty proposal again falls short.

Dodd-Frank’s flaw

The law makes us more vulnerable in a crisis.

Russia buys its way in

Moscow targets politically connected E.U. firms.

Bowser’s bright future

The D.C. mayor’s race is hers to lose.

Another doctor senator?

Oregon’s Monica Wehby has a shot at the Senate.

The vacant presidency

Obama seems to believe in his strategy of passivity.

A no-show in Ukraine

Where is the European Union’s Russia strategy?

Losing the high ground

Israel isn’t free of its moral responsibilities.

Rescuing Obamacare

Supreme Court may not save the health-care law.

Barry Goldwater 2.0

Neel Kashkari wants to redefine conservatism.

A flawed solution to gridlock

A “jungle primary” system is not the answer.

Obstructionist by design

Why social legislation is so hard to pass.

An extreme misreading

Affordable Care Act falls prey to judicial activism.

Corporate ‘patriotism’

What to do about our tax dodgers.

Close this tax loophole

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    Close this tax loophole

    How to keep U.S. firms’ profits in the U.S.

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  • Mr. O’Malley’s phony rhetoric

    Mr. O’Malley’s phony rhetoric

    On underage immigrants, he doesn’t deliver.

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  • The race factor

    The race factor

    At UT, affirmative action done right.

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  • Stung by plagiarism

    Stung by plagiarism

    The ravages of a BuzzFeed staffer.

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PostPartisan

GOP congressman beats up on the District over marijuana

Rep. Andy Harris should pay more attention to criminals cultivating pot on federal land out West.

Outlook & Opinions

Help those who helped us

Help those who helped us

The United States must extend its visa program for Afghans and Iraqis.

It’s now or never for blue crabs

It’s now or never for blue crabs

Scarce now in the Chesapeake, the crabs need our help now.

Couch potato athletes

Couch potato athletes

Why it’s hard to stay active after competition ends.

Five myths about equal pay

The real reasons women make less than men.

Sen. Walsh’s worst week

Sen. Walsh’s worst week

Accused of plagiarism, the Montana Democrat had a list of excuses.

The Nicky-Willy telegrams

The Nicky-Willy telegrams

Tsar Nicholas and Kaiser Wilhelm could have prevented WWI.

Immigration, then and now

Immigration, then and now

My dad helped the Poles, Irish and Italians of the early 20th century.

The world is watching North Korea

The world is watching North Korea

Rescuing survivors must be the priority when the gulags are destroyed.

The most gifted liar in intelligence history

The most gifted liar in intelligence history

The elusive motivation of British double agent Kim Philby.

Remember the ‘environment’?

Remember the ‘environment’?

Catastrophic climate change will make some concepts obsolete.

Best state: Virginia

Best state: Virginia

The commonwealth knows how to save money for a rainy day.

I got gored in Pamplona

I got gored in Pamplona

But I will run with the bulls again.

More Opinions

Reason for hope in the Middle East

Reason for hope in the Middle East

The world’s in chaos, but because of John Kerry the outlook in Afghanistan and Iran is better.

It’s not just about the Malaysian flight. Russians are living in an alternate reality.

It’s not just about the Malaysian flight. Russians are living in an alternate reality.

They don’t just have their own ideas. They also have their own facts.

Attacking school standards

Attacking school standards

Teachers unions would sacrifice proven methods to evade accountability.

Ukraine’s critical condition

Ukraine’s critical condition

If the West doesn’t take stronger action now, it might be too late to save the war-torn country.

Book Reviews