Opinion | America Has Too Many Elections

By Richard H. Pildes Mr. Pildes has spent his career as a legal scholar analyzing the intersection of politics and law and how that affects our democracy. The ability of the American political system to deliver major policies on urgent

Opinion | Why People Are So Awful Online

When I joined Twitter 14 years ago, I was living in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, attending graduate school. I lived in a town of around 4,000 people, with few Black people or other people of color, not many queer people and

Opinion | How to Raise Kids Who Won’t Be Racist

If race is largely a social construct, then teaching children about it will only perpetuate racism — right? Wrong: Studies show precisely the opposite. Open conversations about race and racism can make white children less prejudiced and can increase the

Ways to 'build back better' for East Asia

“Build back better”, which yields more than two billion search results on Google, is the slogan of our time. United States President Joe Biden used it for his presidential campaign. Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat referred to it in

Opinion | America Needs More Than Just 50 States

By Noah Millman Mr. Millman has written extensively about politics, policy and culture and is a columnist at The Week. From its beginning, the United States was built to expand. Article IV, Section 3 of the Constitution grants Congress the

Your Tuesday Briefing

We’re covering China’s tech crackdown and England’s plans to lift virus restrictions by the end of the month. China orders Didi off app stores China’s government ordered the country’s leading ride-hailing platform, Didi, removed from app stores for “serious” problems