A new study out this week claims that one in four Europeans would prefer to be governed by robots. It might sound less left of…View More Rachel Dugan: 'Maybot proof AI overlords not a win-win'
We’re now in the silly season of the Democratic primary — a season that, I worry, may last all the way to the nomination. There…View More Opinion | Don’t Make Health Care a Purity Test
(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. New Zealand honors victims of the Christchurch terrorist attack, confusion around Brexit thickens…View More New Zealand, Brexit, Lion Air: Your Friday Briefing
To the Editor: In “McCain Death Hasn’t Silenced a Trump Feud” (front page, March 21), you report that Senator Mitt Romney wrote on Twitter that…View More Opinion | Why Trump Keeps Attacking John McCain
One bright area in these dark days of American politics has been a blossoming of bold and interesting progressive policy ideas, such as wealth taxes,…View More Opinion | The Democrats’ Complexity Problem
PARIS (Reuters) – French healthcare group Stallergenes has agreed to a 730 million euro ($834 million) takeover by the Waypoint/Ares Life Sciences vehicle of Swiss…View More French healthcare group Stallergenes to be bought out by Bertarelli vehicle
Precisely 1,001 days on from that fateful referendum, threats of “a deal or no-deal Brexit” still hang there just eight days from the deadline. This…View More John Downing: 'EU leaders face a tough choice of dubious delay or a crash-out'
“The Great Replacement” is a racist and misogynistic conspiracy theory that holds that white people face existential decline, even extinction, because of rising immigration in…View More Opinion | The White-Extinction Conspiracy Theory Is Bonkers
The Federal Reserve is sufficiently concerned about the health of the economy that it has hit the pause button on further interest rate increases, and…View More Opinion | Condemned to Repeat the History of Bank Failures?
To the Editor: Re “Our Brother, Our Executioner,” by Omer Aziz (Sunday Review, March 17): That the massacre “began with ideas, and ended with violence”…View More Opinion | Roots of the Christchurch Massacre, and the Response