Schwab: It’s time to look around for those who can save us

The last two weeks of ‘great’ days for democracy call for a change by liberals and conservatives.


This book shows us the value of a questioning mind

“Ten Great Ideas About Chance” contains not only ideas but questions that prompted their discovery.


Ignatius: Trump nominee raises concerns for Mueller probe

One senator says the nominee for a Justice Department post may give Trump a ‘window’ into the probe.


Thiessen: Evangelicals back Trump because he’s kept his word

Trump is not the most religious president, but he may be the president most protective of religion.

I’m worried about my young black males’s economic prospects

Black males are at the bottom of the economic ladder. That’s why I’m a helicopter parent.

Dionne: The anti-social behavior of social networks

We are right to worry about data ‘scraped’ from 50 million Facebook users to aid political campaigns.

Parker: If 2018 is the Year of the Woman, credit Trump

Anger over Trump’s presidency is driving many of the 481 — and counting — women running for Congress.

Ignatius: Advice for the Saudi crown prince intent on reform

MBS is following through on his promised reforms. Now he needs friends outside of the White House.

Milbank: Zinke treats Interior post as if he’s a viceroy

The former Montana congressman is known for private flights and arbitrary reassignments and actions.

Thiessen: Enough, please, with questioning motives of others

Fellow Americans who disagree with us are not our enemies. They are Americans who differ with us.

‘Stay woke’ or we’ll all face another financial crisis

Young adults have a saying that I think applies to a banking bill now in Congress that would roll back consumer protection gains won after… Continue reading

Harrop: Want to hurt Putin? Seize his cronies’ U.S. mansions

Luxury homes in the U.S. and U.K. are being used to launder Russian oligarchs’ ill-gotten gains.

Ignatius: Turkey should allow U.S., Kurdish forces in Manbij

The Syrian Kurds did the fighting and dying against the Islamic State. The world owes them a debt.

Robinson: It’ll be up to voters to put a stop to Trump

GOP leaders in Congress have shown no will to oppose him. We need leaders in Congress who will.

Saunders: Stormy Daniels is out-Trumping Trump

Trump got a pass on alleged unwanted groping; Daniels’ lawyer is working to make this scandal linger.

Rising household debt casts shade on sunny economy

Real estate and the stock market are vulnerable to bubbles, while debt requires monthly payments.

Burke: What’s changed: Guns, boys or society?

We can tighten gun laws, but we’ve got boys who don’t cope well with society and need our help.

Milbank: Why burdens of bank regulation can be a good thing

Our joint checking account was briefly frozen because the bank was looking for terrorist activity.

Saunders: Trump’s musings on guns, NRA give way to reality

Has the president backtracked on earlier statements, or was he just voicing options for debate?

Gerson: Trump thinks he’s got the hang of this — that’s dangerous

As his confidence grows he pays even less attention to advice and reality and revels in the chaos.