Latest from Charles Lane
  • Opinion

Joe Biden isn’t a socialist, but his nominee to regulate banks has pretty radical ideas about the Fed

Saule Omarova proposes having the Federal Reserve replace private commercial banking as a way to "democratize money."
  • Oct 13, 2021
  • Opinion

Don’t worry, judges aren’t all unethical. But some aren’t very smart.

Why were they holding or, in a few cases, trading individual stocks in the first place?
  • Oct 5, 2021
  • Opinion

Elon Musk is right. Congress has no business micromanaging the automotive future.

The best solution would be to scrap targeted subsidies and enact a carbon tax.
  • Sep 28, 2021

Canada’s non-tyranny of the non-majority

Canada returned the Liberal Party to power with just 32.3 percent of the vote — almost two percentage points less than the Conservative Party received.
  • Sep 21, 2021
  • Opinion

For Sirhan Sirhan, no remorse, no release

The killer of Robert F. Kennedy in 1968 should be denied parole absent his clear and convincing repentance.
  • Sep 14, 2021
  • Post Reports

Inside the newsroom on 9/11

Watching the chaotic end of America’s longest war, we’ve been thinking a lot about the terrorist attack that set it in motion. We interviewed colleagues who covered 9/11 to try to make sense of how that day changed the country and the world.
  • Sep 10, 2021
  • Opinion

Don’t forget Nicaragua’s political prisoners

Seven potential candidates to challenge dictator Daniel Ortega in a Nov. 7 election have been jailed, and another is under house arrest.
  • Aug 31, 2021
  • Opinion

The U.S. dare not betray the students at the American University of Afghanistan

The women — and men — of the American University of Afghanistan must be rescued.
  • Aug 24, 2021

Biden’s presidency — and U.S. foreign policy — now hinge on pulling off one of the greatest airlifts in history

Past evacuations by air suggest that the United States faces unique, and uniquely unfavorable, conditions.
  • Aug 17, 2021
  • Opinion

Fix this graduate-student loan fiasco

It didn’t take long for universities to figure out that a federal loan system imposes little or no pricing discipline on them — and to shape their graduate programs accordingly.
  • Aug 10, 2021