Opinion Newsletter


When the rapist doesn't see it as rape

Far more common than false rape accusations is another kind of injustice: perpetrators who get away with it again and again.

Nicholas Kristof

Technology and the big meh

A funny thing happened on the way to the techno-revolution: We did not get a sustained return to rapid economic progress.

Paul Krugman

The Duggars' dangerous cult of purity

The revelation of Josh Duggar's molestation allegations is about more than hypocrisy. This is a reminder of how badly the cult of purity lets victims...

Alexandra Petri

It’s small stuff that wrecks presidential runs

U.S. presidential campaigns usually aren’t sunk by major policy mistakes or the attacks of an opponent. They result from self-inflicted, unforced errors.

A wealth of choices: It’s an American thing

If you want a hamburger upside down with no meat, you can get it in America.

Reader columnist Mario Penalver