Thomas Friedman

08/27/2015 - 8:33pm

    Here’s my bet about the future of Sunni, Shiite, Arab, Turkish, Kurdish and Israeli relations: If they don’t end their long-running conflicts, Mother Nature is going to destroy them all long before they destroy one another. Let me point out a few news items you may have missed while debating...

06/19/2015 - 10:21am

    Here's an interesting statistic from a 2014 labor survey by burning-glass.com: 65 percent of new job postings for executive secretaries and executive assistants now call for a bachelor's degree, but "only 19 percent of those currently employed...

06/09/2015 - 11:47pm

    On a warm Saturday in late May 2008, my wife, Ann, talked me into going to an auditorium in Baltimore to watch a lottery. It was no ordinary lottery. Numbered balls were cranked out of a bingo machine, and the winners got a ticket to a better life....

06/04/2015 - 5:40pm

    The Arab world is a pluralistic region that lacks pluralism - the ability to manage and embrace differences peacefully. As such, the Middle East's pluralistic character - Sunnis, Shiites, Kurds, Christians, Druze, Alawites, Jews, Copts, Yazidis, Turkmen...

05/28/2015 - 4:01pm

    For a presidential campaign that has started so early, it's striking how little most of the candidates want to engage with major issues of the day, let alone the future. Hillary Clinton won't take a clear stand on two big issues she helped to...

05/21/2015 - 3:26pm

    On April 19, 1965, just over 50 years ago, Gordon Moore, then the head of research for Fairchild Semiconductor and later one of the co-founders of Intel, was asked by Electronics Magazine to submit an article predicting what was going to happen to...

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