Opinion | California’s Ethnic Studies Follies

The first time California’s Department of Education published a draft of an ethnic studies “model curriculum” for high school students, in 2019, it managed the neat trick of omitting anti-Semitism while committing it. More than a million Jews live in

Opinion | Speak Softly, and Carry a Big Agenda

If you dial down the conflict, you can dial up the policy. By Ezra Klein Opinion Columnist American politics feels quieter with Joe Biden in the White House. The president’s Twitter feed hasn’t gone dark, but it’s gone dull. Biden

Opinion | Why Trump Holds a Grip on the G.O.P.

Republicans still embrace the power of the ex-president’s agenda to galvanize voters and drive turnout. By Daniel McCarthy Mr. McCarthy has been a political editor and commentator for 18 years and has written extensively about conservatism, populism and the Trump

Opinion | ‘Dare Mighty Things’

Why do the world’s two richest men want to get off the planet so badly? Elon Musk of Tesla and Jeff Bezos of Amazon have more than $350 billion in combined wealth and preside over two of the most valuable

Opinion | Letter to a Young Republican

This week I received a moving note from a young friend of mine. In college, he realized he wanted to make a difference in this world by serving in government. His opinions leaned right, so the Republican Party became the