The American Staff
Arthur Schlesinger Jr.
Malpractice cost Clinton the election, but her ambivalence on big issues was produced by big structural factors that affect all Democrats.
Adele M. Stan
With Mueller bearing down and his base in a lather, the president makes big news at the United Nations.
“Fintech” is promoted as great for consumers. Mainly it’s about more market power.
Merkel and Macron need each other, as emblems of a still vital European center. But can Macron deliver more than symbols, and will Merkel take her foot off Europe’s oxygen hose?
Eliza Newlin Carney
Facebook has raked in money on political ads and amassed vast power in the public square, but has been slow to act transparently and responsibly.
Can our constitution co-exist with extremes of economic inequality?
Why the green jobs promise is still unfulfilled
Yo-Yo Ma's celebrated project for global understanding through music runs into Donald Trump's sour note.
The mixed record of America’s new rich as often self-interested philanthropists