The Constitution prohibits elected officials from receiving gifts or earning profits from foreign governments without the approval of Congress. With Donald J. Trump, this is already happening, well before Inauguration Day.
What may appear to be tacit racism may actually be a broader propensity to think in terms of “us versus them” — a prejudice that can apply to fans of a different sports team. This doesn’t make the effects of implicit bias less worrisome, but it does mean people should be less defensive about it.
Obama can ensure that his efforts to prevent a return to torture endure beyond his time in the White House by making the full Senate report on torture part of the federal record, say former senators Carl Levin and Jay Rockefeller.
As America prepares to revert to white male rule, our common condition for all but eight of the last 240 years, we should think harder about why we assume so little of men, including ones we may be married to.
“Sometimes I think maybe if I die it’s better. If you die there’s no question in front of you, no interpreter between you and God, no immigration, no Australia." Read on in Roger Cohen's essay for Sunday Review.
Donald J. Trump has terrified foreign leaders with his “America first” mantra and his tough talk on everything from the Islamic State to Air Force One. His administration can turn that fear to the benefit of the United States.
Though Donald J. Trump does not care for history, he should pause on the parade route to read the words on a pedestal outside the National Archives Building, from Shakespeare: “What is past is prologue.”
South Africans are beginning to reclaim their power over a sentimental mythology about forgiveness and racial harmony that has been, for at least a decade, out of step with the realities of most people’s lives.
John Glenn dined with kings, counseled presidents and signed autographs for athletes and movie stars. But he never pulled rank, rarely raised his voice and remained unfailingly polite and conscious of his responsibilities as a hero and a role model until the day he died.