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Biden's Defense Budget Squeeze
April 18, 2021
More money for the welfare state means less for the Pentagon.
Why Would Biden Want a Summit With Putin, Whom He Calls a 'Killer'?
April 18, 2021
The new administration has changed the U.S. tone on Russia, but that’s worth nothing without action.
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Make Tax-Dodging Companies Pay for Biden’s Infrastructure Plan
April 18, 2021
The corporate income tax has been gutted. Raising rates and cracking down on evasion are sensible ways to come up with trillions of dollars.
My Second Phase of Adulthood
April 19, 2021
How I’m changing my perspective on life.
The Climate Threat Posed by Plastics
April 18, 2021
“Clearly, Amazon is not the only culprit in this sorry mess,” a reader writes. “But it is the largest and the one whose positive actions would have the greatest impact.”
What Joe Biden and I Saw After the U.S. Invaded Afghanistan
April 18, 2021
Back when we visited in 2002, there was hope that America could help make the country better.
A Different Way of Thinking About Cancel Culture
April 18, 2021
Social media companies and other organizations are looking out for themselves.
Modern-Day Unbelievers, and Believers
April 18, 2021
Readers respond to a column by Ross Douthat about high achievers’ abandonment of organized religion.

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INSIGHT • Comments
The limits of China’s taming of tech
April 18, 2021
Antitrust measures have not been extended to state-owned monopolies
Biden’s risky Afghanistan withdrawal
April 18, 2021
The Taliban gets something for nothing in its war on Kabul


The limits of China’s taming of tech
April 18, 2021
Antitrust measures have not been extended to state-owned monopolies
Biden’s risky Afghanistan withdrawal
April 18, 2021
The Taliban gets something for nothing in its war on Kabul
India shows the way for English cricket
April 16, 2021
The sport’s birthplace has much to learn from the approach of its former colony
Bets on coronavirus recovery may come good
April 16, 2021
Stimulus and vaccines have helped but investors should be wary of a false dawn
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INSIGHT • Views
Climate Change Is the Biggest Story on Earth. So Why Can’t Hollywood Make Good TV Shows and Movies About It?
April 17, 2021
Last summer, I wrote a short story entitled Rat Island, set in a post-pandemic United States. In it, the rule of law and social order have broken down, with mobs roaming the streets of Los Angeles. A wealthy group of people stand on top of a skyscraper, waiting for the helicopter that will whisk them…
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INSIGHT • Talks
Why corporate diversity programs fail -- and how small tweaks can have big impact | Joan C. Williams
April 15, 2021
Companies in the US spend billions of dollars each year on diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives, but subtle (and not so subtle) workplace biases often cost these initiatives -- and the people they're meant to help -- big time by undermining their goals. DEI expert Joan C. Williams identifies five common patterns of bias that cause these programs to fail -- and offers a data-driven approach to pinpoint where things go wrong and how to make progress instead.

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