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[Other VIew] Welcome, new cosmic neighbors!

To adapt the Bard of Avon: “O, wonder! ... O brave new world.” Or seven of them, as it happens. Researchers revealed last week that they’ve uncovered these intriguing planets swirling outside the so...

Updated : 2017.02.26 17:27

[Reg Henry] The wisdom of keeping time on paper

As a member of a generation that knew no computers or personal devices, I think I have adjusted fairly well to the electronic marvels that people take for granted today. But there is one convenience ...

Updated : 2017.02.24 16:16

[Stephen L. Carter] Stop staring at your phone

My wife and I decided to take advantage of the spring-like weather this week and head for the beach. We were not surprised to find that others had the same idea. Foot traffic was so thick on the boar...

Updated : 2017.02.24 16:14

[Los Angeles Times] Looking back with shame

Seventy-five years ago, President Franklin Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, declaring parts of the United States to be military zones from which particular groups of people could be “excluded” ...

Updated : 2017.02.23 17:23

[Johnathan Bernstein] Making sense of Trump’s disapproval ratings

The most important single thing to know about Donald Trump’s approval ratings after his first month of the presidency is ... there is no one single thing. Both the measurement and importance of pres...

Updated : 2017.02.23 17:23

[Sandra Navidi] How Trumpocracy corrupts Democracy

American democracy is a complex, self-organizing system. In terms of network science, President Donald Trump is a “superhub”: the most well-connected human “node,” located in the center of the networ...

Updated : 2017.02.23 17:19

[Jeffrey Frankel] Making crises great again by rescinding Dodd-Frank rule

Debates about financial regulation tend to focus on quantity, not quality. But “more versus less” isn’t so much the issue; the details are. And when it comes to financial reform in the United Stat...

Updated : 2017.02.23 17:19

[David Ignatius] The Trump bump in Moscow's market

Financial markets have been sending an interesting message about President Trump and Russia. After Trump’s election, investors seemed to be betting that sanctions against Moscow would soon be eased. ...

Updated : 2017.02.23 17:17

[Other View] Europe needs a higher price on carbon

Europe’s promise to lower greenhouse gas emissions looked bright a dozen years ago, when its leaders created the first big market for trading carbon permits. Sadly, though, its system has failed to e...

Updated : 2017.02.23 17:16

[Andrew Sheng] Stop the world, I want to get off!

Just under one month after Trump has assumed the presidency of the United States, the old order has been turned upside down. Most of us thought that an electoral candidate would rise to the occasion ...

Updated : 2017.02.22 17:44

[Joseph E. Stiglitz] How to survive the Trump era

In barely a month, US President Donald Trump has managed to spread chaos and uncertainty -- and a degree of fear that would make any terrorist proud -- at a dizzying pace. Not surprisingly, citizens ...

Updated : 2017.02.22 17:39

[Matthew A. Winkler] Where crony capitalism rose and prosperity fell (and vice versa)

With populists emulating autocrats from Azerbaijan to Zimbabwe, free markets are being forced to confront crony capitalism. One response is visible in the reversal of fortunes of Malaysia and Indon...

Updated : 2017.02.22 17:39

[Dan K. Thomasson] For nation’s sake, Trump and intelligence community must get along

The White House disarray we’ve witnessed of late can’t be good for the US’ national security. Having a president kept out of the intelligence loop can only invite disaster. Having fired Michael Fly...

Updated : 2017.02.22 17:38

[Other View] Yes, the press is the enemy -- of secrecy

How should the press respond to President Donald Trump’s claim that “the fake news media” are “the enemy of the American people?” By doing its job. And doing it well. Trump’s comments have pushed t...

Updated : 2017.02.22 17:37

[Robert B. Reich] Why Trumponomics is a recipe for failure

When Donald Trump gave a speech last Friday at Boeing‘s factory in North Charleston, South Carolina, unveiling Boeing’s new 787 “Dreamliner,” he congratulated Boeing for building the whole plane ...

Updated : 2017.02.22 17:36