Instead of tackling issues, Trump has doubled down on his shameless self-promotion.
Look through the entire Democratic national platform, and it’s clear the party of “inclusion” holds out no welcome mat to innovation and growth.
The homicides likely stem from the fear officers have about their own perceived risks or the higher level of resistance by black citizens to police arrests.
Some false statements are easy to spot. But it is a different matter to claim that arguments about climate trends are “facts” that can be branded as false.
The case before the Justices is far more complex than simply reserving places for minorities.
States have been disguising their improper motivations with high-sounding statements.
"It is possible to predict that the slow death of Obamacare has become more likely."
Workplace gender differences persist, but that doesn’t mean something is deeply amiss in employment markets.
It is regrettable that ignorance has driven a debate that needs serious and informed attention.
Eighty years ago, Franklin Roosevelt rode into office at the height of the Depression. In many ways the election of 1932 has much in common with the current American presidential campaign. The economic record from 1929 to 1933 was grim. Unemployment spiked to close to 25 percent from a pre-1929 figure of about 4 percent. World trade was down by a third, partly in response to the ill-advised Smoot-Hawley tariffs of 1930, which sparked retaliation from around the globe. And persistent deflation of 20 percent meant debtors could not repay their debt with these new expensive dollars. Today’s situation is nowhere near as desperate, but there is little doubt that America is stagnant and uneasy. So what can we learn about the current election from Roosevelt’s New Deal days? Comparisons race to mind, given the conscious efforts of President Obama’s supporters to hark back to Roosevelt’s rhetoric. Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO union, used similar language at a rally recently in...