Opinion | Why Biden Will Need to Spend Big

What should Joe Biden’s economic policy be if he wins (and Democrats take the Senate, so that he can actually pass legislation)? I’m pretty sure I know what his economists think he should do, but I’m not equally sure that

Your Tuesday Briefing

China’s economy surges ahead. By Melina Delkic and Will Dudding Good morning. We’re covering China’s economic rebound, a troubling surge across Europe and a 2,000-year-old drawing discovered at the Nazca Lines site in Peru. Covid under control, China’s economy bounces

Metals tycoon Gupta targets Thyssenkrupp in steel consolidation push

FRANKFURT/DUESSELDORF (Reuters) – Liberty Steel, founded by commodities tycoon Sanjeev Gupta, on Friday said it had made a non-binding offer for Thyssenkrupp’s TKAG.DE steel unit, hoping to forge a European champion to master the transformation towards carbon-neutral production.Workers of German

Opinion | Oh, Now You Believe in Norms

Neither Joe Biden nor Kamala Harris has made a clear statement in favor of expanding the Supreme Court beyond its current size. But that hasn’t stopped conservatives and Republicans from denouncing — perhaps with a hint of fear — their

Opinion | In Togo, There Is Nowhere to Hide

This is an article from World Review: The State of Democracy, a special section that examines global policy and affairs through the perspectives of thought leaders and commentators, and is published in conjunction with the annual Athens Democracy Forum. In

Opinion | America May Need International Intervention

The rightful president of Belarus, Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, appeared via video last month before the United Nations Human Rights Council. Her country’s August election, she declared, had been “stolen.” Despite objections from a representative of the Belarusian government, who said she

Opinion | A Climate Center on Governors Island?

To the Editor: Re “What New York, and the World, Needs Now,” by Michael Kimmelman (Critic’s Notebook, Sept. 19): A climate research center on Governors Island? Nobody needs another architectural extravaganza on prime waterfront with a vista in the name