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News : Opinion

China’s Chernobyl Never Seems to Arise

Monday  18:20,   17 february 2020

Democracy is unlikely to break out in Beijing, but the coronavirus crisis may create an opening for a softer form of authoritarianism.For a cottage industry of Western experts, the fall of the Chinese Communist Party is always just one crisis away.... >>>

Has the American Presidency Lost Its Soul?

Monday  17:55,   17 february 2020

A new book makes the case that the Hamiltonian ideal of the constitutional presidency has been hijacked by demagogues.Editor’s note: The opinions in this article are the author’s, as published by our content partner, and do not necessarily represent >>>

Sen. Chuck Grassley: Religious freedoms under attack – US can promote and protect liberty globally

Monday  17:55,   17 february 2020

Religious discrimination endangers innocent lives in cultures and societies around the world. LATHAN WATTS: OUR GREATEST PRESIDENTS BELIEVED IN RELIGIOUS LIBERTY  – AMERICANS SHOULD PRESERVE THEIR LEGACYPeople are persecuted for their faith by... >>>

Will the Chinese Communist Party Survive the Coronavirus Fallout?

Monday  17:55,   17 february 2020

Public-health crises are a test of government.Editor’s note: The opinions in this article are the author’s, as published by our content partner, and do not necessarily represent the views of MSN or... >>>

BARR: Bloomberg’s Craven Apology Reveals Deep Character Flaw

Monday  17:55,   17 february 2020

He didn't have a problem changing positions as mayorEditor’s note: The opinions in this article are the author’s, as published by our content partner, and do not necessarily represent the views of MSN or... >>>

What Would Four More Years of Trump Look Like?

Monday  17:55,   17 february 2020

The death of global climate efforts. Escalating trade wars. Nuclear brinkmanship. Here, 19 visions of a future that seems more possible than ever.Editor’s note: The opinions in this article are the author’s, as published by our content partner, and... >>>

The Berniephobes Are Wrong

Saturday  04:40,   15 february 2020

Wall Street fears the rise of the Vermont senator. The rest of America has less to worry about.Earlier this week, Lloyd Blankfein, the former head of Goldman Sachs, waded into the presidential race. “If Dems go on to nominate Sanders, the Russians... >>>

Opinion: $32 trillion for 'Medicare for all'? It's a bargain

Saturday  01:30,   15 february 2020

Democrats have done a miserable job selling “Medicare for all” to the American people. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); They’re adept at... >>>

What a Republican Climate-Change Agenda Might Look Like

Friday  23:55,   14 february 2020

Republican leaders in Congress have started to hash out policies to address the problem. Here’s what they should focus on.For the first time in a long time, Republicans seem engaged on climate change. As concern over the issue surges among younger... >>>

Opinions | Sally Yates: Trump thinks the Justice Department is his personal grudge squad

Friday  23:30,   14 february 2020

The department is not a tool of any president to be used for retribution or camouflage. In all of government, the Justice Department uniquely functions in a trusted bond with Americans to dispense justice without fear or favor. Over the almost three >>>

Climate change is scary, but here are 5 reasons for hope

Friday  21:25,   14 february 2020

Business as usual for our fossil-fueled economies and heedless politics have created a global climate crisis. But that’s not the end of the story. Instead, let’s make “past performance is no guarantee of future results” the rallying cry of climate... >>>

So Trump Basically Confessed to the Ukraine Charges

Friday  21:25,   14 february 2020

Just in case anyone is still interested in things like presidential abuse of power. Editor’s note: The opinions in this article are the author’s, as published by our content partner, and do not necessarily represent the views of MSN or Microsoft.Not >>>

With Liberty and Justice for Some

Friday  19:15,   14 february 2020

Attorney General Bill Barr seems willing to deploy the law as a weapon, cracking down on crimes by the poor and the foreign-born while going easy on the crimes of the president’s associates.Yesterday afternoon, Attorney General William Barr appeared >>>

William Barr's stunning Trump rebuke sparks debate over his true motives

Friday  19:01,   14 february 2020

William Barr's sharp public rebuke of Donald Trump's legal meddling was an astonishingly rare show of dissent from a top Cabinet chieftain -- but the attorney general's record as the President's protector suggests there may be more... >>>

Why AG Bill Barr's Trump 'rebuke' is so hard to take seriously

Friday  19:00,   14 february 2020

For Bill Barr, Trump's tweets about the Justice Department are not themselves the problem. It's the effects of the tweets that are the problem. As Asha Rangappa, a lawyer and former FBI special agent, put it yesterday, "It definitely makes... >>>