Latest from Charles Lane

A Black uprising is shaking Cuba’s Communist regime

Except for insults and force, the government seems out of ideas for countering Black Cubans and the hip-hop artists who voice their feelings.
  • Jul 27, 2021
  • Opinion

Unvaccinated people should be offered cash to take the vaccine

Before we start coercing the unvaccinated, try a little bribery.
  • Jul 20, 2021
  • Opinion

Angela Merkel’s political career has been more complicated than American fans may appreciate

Steering a zigzag course through various crises, she has brought Germany to a position consonant with what voters want but more distant from the United States.
  • Jul 13, 2021
  • Opinion

The Supreme Court inches closer to a press freedom showdown

Now there are two justices in favor of reconsidering the foundational precedent New York Times v. Sullivan.
  • Jul 6, 2021
  • Opinion

The specter of 1966 haunts the Democrats

If crime and inflation get out of hand, voters may not reward Biden’s party for a booming economy.
  • Jun 29, 2021
  • Opinion

Can college sports survive contact with the truth?

Not for the first time, a decision delivered by the highest judicial authority in the land may catalyze sweeping, overdue change in public education and beyond.
  • Jun 22, 2021

Perú: la trágica decadencia de una historia de éxito en América Latina

Hasta ahora, el enfrentamiento poselectoral en Perú ha sido afortunadamente pacífico, quizás porque ni siquiera a quienes votaron por Castillo o Fujimori les agradan lo suficiente como para luchar por ellos.
  • Jun 17, 2021
  • Opinion

The tragic decay of a Latin American success story

One Venezuela is enough.
  • Jun 15, 2021
  • Opinion

Not far from Tulsa, a quieter but consequential correction of the historical record

After decades, a small victory for the truth about the massacre in Colfax, La.
  • Jun 8, 2021

Proceed with caution on central bank digital currency

The risks to privacy may outweigh the benefits to efficiency.
  • Jun 1, 2021
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