Thomas Friedman

07/16/2016 - 2:00pm

    This column has argued for a while now that there is only one thing worse than one-party autocracy, and that is one-party democracy. At least a one-party autocracy can order things to get done.

    A one-party democracy — that is, a two-party system where...

07/02/2016 - 9:00am

    The British vote by a narrow majority to leave the European Union is not the end of the world — but it does show us how we can get there.

    A major European power, a longtime defender of liberal...

06/24/2016 - 7:00pm

    Have we been here before? I know — it feels as if the internet, virtual reality, Donald Trump, Facebook, sequencing of the human genome and machines that can reason better than people constitute a change in the pace of change without precedent. But we’ve...

06/17/2016 - 11:00am

    I want to talk today about the horrific human tragedy of Orlando. But first I want to talk about Hiroshima — or, more precisely, the profound speech that President Barack Obama gave there May 27 that got lost in all the campaign noise here.

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06/11/2016 - 9:00am

    If a party could declare moral bankruptcy, today’s Republican Party would be in Chapter 11.

    This party needs to just shut itself down and start over — now. Seriously, someone please start a New...

06/04/2016 - 10:00am

    Your Honor, I rise this week in defense of Hillary Clinton.

    I see from polls that Clinton scores very low on “trustworthy” questions. Well, let’s talk about truth in politics. All...

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