Latest from Robert J. Samuelson

Companies should stick to their traditional tasks and let the public sector handle social issues.

  • Aug 21, 2019

Leadership is conspicuous by its absence.

  • Aug 18, 2019

Our reputed military superiority might be exaggerated or a statistical fiction.

  • Aug 14, 2019

Most economists aren’t yet predicting a recession, but they’re drifting in that direction.

  • Aug 11, 2019

It’s increasingly not just a trade war but a broader and more dangerous economic battle.

  • Aug 7, 2019

Economists have argued a “hot” labor market could pay out huge dividends.

  • Aug 4, 2019

Despite significant anti-poverty spending, somewhere between a quarter and a third of Americans — roughly speaking — are struggling economically.

  • Jul 31, 2019

Entitlements are what’s really running up our national debt.

  • Jul 28, 2019

There are at least three plausible reasons for not cutting rates now.

  • Jul 24, 2019

Is the economy’s slowdown a reflection of a bad winter or of history?

  • Feb 26, 2014
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