Opinion

Frank Bruni: Thinking of building a wall? Jared is on the case!

Jared Kushner just got a promotion. Another one. And it’s perfect. The pallid princeling is now responsible for speeding construction of the border wall. Josh Dawsey and Nick Miroff of The...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2019 | COLUMN: Frank Bruni

Ross Douthat: At least a President Sanders might leave us alone

The Democratic Party needs a nominee, but right now, it has a train wreck instead. The front-runner seems too old for the job and is poised to lose the first two primary season contests. The woman...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2019 | COLUMN: Ross Douthat

Katie Farnan: Find your own candidate in the Senate primary race

It’s just over six months until Colorado holds its June 2020 Senate primary, and the outcome will determine who snags the Democratic nomination against Cory Gardner in November. Grassroots groups,...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2019 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

David Brooks: What you feel changes what you sense

This has been a golden age for brain research. We now have amazing brain scans that show which networks in the brain ramp up during different activities. But this emphasis on the brain has subtly...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2019 | COLUMN: David Brooks

This UN population conference changed my life

Twenty-five years ago, I was in hot Cairo for the United Nations International Conference on Population and Development. It changed the direction the world has taken and also was life-changing for...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2019 | COLUMN: Population Matters

Gary Wockner: I voted CC down because I’m worried about growth’s costs

As a green Democrat, I was leaning toward a No vote on Proposition CC anyway, but it was Gov. Jared Polis’ op-ed in the Oct. 29 Denver Post (“Prop. CC would make growth work for Colorado ”) that...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2019 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Thomas Friedman: Mike Bloomberg brings something needed to Dems’ race

I have a pet theory about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict – that it is to wider trends in world affairs what off-Broadway is to Broadway. A lot of stuff seems to get perfected there, from airline...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2019 | COLUMN: Thomas Friedman

David Brooks: Populism is failing. What’s next?

Crowds are chanting “Death to Khamenei” in Iran while the regime kills them en masse and shuts down the internet. Throngs are marching to preserve democratic rights in Hong Kong; Warsaw, Poland;...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2019 | COLUMN: David Brooks

There’s one thing Trump gets right – about Israel

In recent Mideast news, the Iranian regime has reportedly killed more than 100 of its own people as it attempts to suppress another wave of nationwide demonstrations. The Islamic State is taking...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2019 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Thomas Friedman: Mike Pompeo, last in his West Point class for integrity

It seems like every story you read about Secretary of State Mike Pompeo always includes the sentence that he graduated first in his class from West Point. That is not a small achievement. But it is...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2019 | COLUMN: Thomas Friedman

Melissa Youssef: With home rule come great responsibilities

I hope you read my column last month (“This is why we’re scrutinizing city’s budget ,” Nov. 2). In addition to summarizing all that City Council has accomplished in the past six months, it...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2019 | COLUMN: From the Mayor

David Brooks: Impeachment process shows the value of insiders

Let me tell you a secret. The public buildings of Washington are filled with very good people working hard for low pay and the public good. There are thousands of them and they are very much like...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2019 | COLUMN: David Brooks

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