Opinion Newsletter


Obama’s right to put boots on the ground against Ebola

Ebola is not WMD. It’s not a myth or a guess. It’s killing people every day. It threatens our well-being and demands a rapid response.

Credit gets you a flat-panel TV, not economic growth

Maybe credit really does drive growth. But no one has come up with a compelling, testable explanation for how that happens.

Coping in Jerusalem: At least nothing is ever final in the Mideast

In Jerusalem, Jews have long feared entering Palestinian neighborhoods; now Palestinians avoid Jewish neighborhoods.

‘Privilege' to be white? Not quite

“White privilege” says whites get an undeserved boost, even when they are unaware of it. That’s almost hateful.

Vintage Clinton on display

The challenge for Clinton is that she is largely about the past – settling scores, reliving the 1990s, restoring the excitement of 2008.