Opinion | The Excesses of Antiracist Education

By Ross Douthat Opinion Columnist In my last column I tried to describe part of the current controversy over race and K-12 education — the part that turns on whether it’s possible to tell a fuller historical story about slavery

Opinion | Only the Incompetent Need Apply

By Paul Krugman Opinion Columnist I wrote a few days ago about how ignorance — ignorance about history, about science, about economics and more — has become a core conservative value. This exaltation of ignorance naturally goes hand in hand

Opinion | Do Falling Birthrates Spell Doom?

Produced by ‘The Argument’ U.S. birthrates have fallen by 4 percent, hitting a record low. And it’s not just America — people around the world are having fewer children, from South Korea to South America. In some ways, this seems