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DAVID BROOKS

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

Articles by DAVID BROOKS

Commentary: Love and merit Commentary: Love and merit
2 days ago - - DAVID BROOKS
There are two great defining features of child-rearing today. First, children are now praised to an unprecedented degree. The second defining feature is that children are honed to an unprecedented degree. [Read More]
Commentary: When cultures shift Commentary: When cultures shift
1 week ago - - DAVID BROOKS
In January 1969, two quarterbacks played against each other in Super Bowl III. Johnny Unitas and Joe Namath were both superstars. They were both from western Pennsylvania, but they came from different cultural universes. Unitas was reticent, workmanlike and deliberately unglamorous. [Read More]
Commentary: The revolution lives! Commentary: The revolution lives!
2 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Beyond all the talk of centrifuges and enrichment capacities, President Barack Obama’s deal with Iran is really a giant gamble on the nature of the Iranian regime. [Read More]
Commentary: Here's what candidates need Commentary: Here's what candidates need
3 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
I have two presidential election traditions. I begin covering each campaign by reading a book about Abraham Lincoln, and I end each election night, usually after midnight, at the statue of the Lincoln Memorial. [Read More]
Commentary: On conquering fear Commentary: On conquering fear
3 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Everybody is afraid sometimes, and, at those moments, it doesn’t really help to say, “Suck it up and get over it!” So it would be nice if there were subtler strategies and techniques to conquer fear. [Read More]
Commentary: The field is flat Commentary: The field is flat
4 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Like a lot of people who pay attention to such things, I had assumed that Democrats had a huge advantage going into next year’s presidential race. Democrats do really well among the growing demographic groups, like Hispanics, single people and the young. [Read More]
Commentary: The zero-sum moment Commentary: The zero-sum moment
5 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
National elections take place within a specific global moment. In the 1990s, there was a presumption that we were living in an age of rapid progress. The world was cumulatively heading toward greater pluralism, individualism, prosperity and freedom. [Read More]
Commentary: Hillary Clinton's big test Commentary: Hillary Clinton's big test
6 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
The political world is stuck in the middle of an accelerating protocol crisis. All sorts of customary acts of self-restraint are being washed away. It used to be that senators didn’t go out campaigning against one another. It used to be they didn’t filibuster except in rare circumstances. [Read More]
Commentary: The temptation of Hillary Commentary: The temptation of Hillary
7 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Hillary Clinton’s record is more moderate than the Democratic primary voter today. So it was always likely that she would move left as the primary season approached. It’s now becoming clearer how she might do it. [Read More]
Commentary: Converting the ayatollahs Commentary: Converting the ayatollahs
8 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Over the past centuries, Western diplomats have continually projected pragmatism onto their ideological opponents. They have often assumed that our enemies are driven by the same sort of national interest calculations that motivate most regimes. [Read More]
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