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DAVID BROOKS

David Brooks writes a regular column for The New York Times.

Articles by DAVID BROOKS

Commentary: Why America's leadership fails Commentary: Why America's leadership fails
16 hours ago - - DAVID BROOKS
We’ve clearly had a failure of leadership in this country. The political system is not working as it should. Big problems are not being addressed. [Read More]
Commentary: Olympics attest to our greatness Commentary: Olympics attest to our greatness
6 days ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Pessimism has flavored this election campaign. America is in decline. The country is on the wrong track. We’re getting our clocks cleaned in global trade deals. We’re still suffering from the humiliation of Iraq. [Read More]
Commentary: Does our culture make us lonely? Commentary: Does our culture make us lonely?
2 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
In 18th-century America, colonial society and Native American society sat side by side. The former was buddingly commercial; the latter was communal and tribal. [Read More]
Commentary: Trump enablers must take stand Commentary: Trump enablers must take stand
3 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Up through the convention there were all sorts of Republican officeholders who weren’t really for Trump, but they weren’t really against him. [Read More]
Commentary: Democrats win the summer Commentary: Democrats win the summer
4 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
PHILADELPHIA — Donald Trump has found an ingenious way to save the Democratic Party. Basically, he’s abandoned the great patriotic themes that used to fire up the GOP and he’s allowed the Democrats to seize that ground. [Read More]
Commentary: The dark knight Commentary: The dark knight
5 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Welcome to a world without rules. (I want you to read this paragraph in your super-scary movie trailer voice.) Welcome to a world in which families are mowed down by illegal immigrants, in which cops die in the streets, in which Muslims rampage the innocents and threaten our very way of life. [Read More]
Commentary: Watching Trump losing control Commentary: Watching Trump losing control
5 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Does anybody else have the sense that Donald Trump is slipping off the rails? [Read More]
Commentary: We take care of our own Commentary: We take care of our own
6 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
A few years ago, Bruce Springsteen came out with a song called “We Take Care of Our Own.” The chorus’ theme seemed upbeat and proud: We take care of the people closest to us. [Read More]
Commentary: Is the U.S. on path to ruin? Commentary: Is the U.S. on path to ruin?
6 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
SAN ANTONIO — I never really understood how fascism could have come to Europe, but I think I understand better now. [Read More]
Commentary: The power of altruism Commentary: The power of altruism
7 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Western society is built on the assumption that people are fundamentally selfish. Machiavelli and Hobbes gave us influential philosophies built on human selfishness. Sigmund Freud gave us a psychology of selfishness. [Read More]
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