Outlook



Every time a billionaire makes a prediction a nutty prophecy get its wings.

Democrats have a rare opportunity to reshape the tax code. They shouldn't waste it on a bet that the high court rules that a wealth tax is constitutional.

While many liberals have grown weary of religion in politics, voices from the religious left add a moral dimension to policy battles.

  • Julian Zelizer
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And that’s exactly why there is no need to overreact.

  • Stephen Buono
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We're on a dangerous path when the very thing that frightens is the thing that promises to save us from our fear.

  • Ruth Ben-Ghiat
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Talking to unvaccinated clients at my yoga studio helped me see what they’re afraid of.

A few thought's on China's latest missile development.

Three Republican foreign policy luminaries have died in 2021, and their collective record helps illuminate our path forward.

  • Grant Golub
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The institutions have proven immune to reform because abuse is imbedded in their very structures.

  • Bill Bush
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To understand U.S. history, remember the full breadth of racist violence.

  • Reece Jones
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  • Perspective

No, 94 percent of crashes aren’t caused by drivers’ errors.

  • David Zipper
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  • Perspective

Developing countries had been closing the gap with wealthier nations for decades. When covid-19 hit, that stopped.

  • Rajiv Shah
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  • Perspective

Manchin wants to restrict access to the child tax credit that helps parents stay afloat

  • Bobbi Dempsey
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  • Review

Wil Haygood explores its evolution, from forgotten auteurs to “Black Panther.”

  • Review

Sheryll Cashin traces the history of segregation, disinvestment and criminalization.

  • Ellis Cose
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  • Review

The term is a creation of the age of globalization, writes George Makari.

  • Rachel Newcomb
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  • Review

Samuel Moyn ponders the consequences of the U.S. approach to conflicts.

  • Dennis C. Jett
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We keep trying to assess schools quantitatively, instead of grappling with the deeper problems plaguing education.

  • Ethan Hutt
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Visual documentation of American problems has always helped spur liberal reforms.

  • E. James West
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  • Perspective

It’s a goal for communities or nations, not for individuals

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