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...

05/27/2016 - 11:00am

    Israel has recently been under intense criticism on the world stage. Some of it, like the “boycott, divestment, sanctions” (BDS) campaign, is a campus movement to destroy Israel masquerading as a political critique. But a lot of it is also driven by Israel...

05/21/2016 - 12:00am

    MEMO TO: DONALD TRUMP

    FROM: TOM FRIEDMAN

    SUBJECT: GOLF COURSES 

    Dear Donald,

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05/14/2016 - 4:00pm

    OK, it’s easy to pick on Donald Trump’s foreign policy. But just because he recently referred to the attack on the World Trade Center as happening on “7/11” — which is a convenience store — instead of 9/11, and just because he...

05/06/2016 - 6:00pm

    Like many others, I watched the video that President Barack Obama showed at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner on Saturday of him inviting former House Speaker John Boehner over to solicit his advice on what Obama should do post-presidency. It was remarkable...

04/29/2016 - 5:00pm

    You can learn everything you need to know about the main challenges facing Africa today by talking to just two people in Senegal: the rapper and the weatherman. They’ve never met, but I could imagine them doing an amazing duet one day — words and weather...

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