Opinion | The Call for a Black Migration to the South

01/16/2021

To the Editor: Re “Why We Need a Second Great Migration” (column, Jan. 10): As a white progressive Georgian, I support Charles M. Blow’s proposal that Black Americans undertake a reverse migration and return to the South. I grew up in Mississippi during the Jim […]

Your Friday Briefing

01/14/2021

Trump faces a Senate trial. By Melina Delkic Good morning. We’re covering the next steps in President Trump’s proceedings, the cushy conditions of a Huawei executive’s detention in Canada and what tracking animal movement could mean for science. Trump faces trial after a bipartisan impeachment […]

A Corporate Backlash

01/12/2021

Want to get The Morning by email? Here’s the sign-up. Good morning. Companies are halting donations to Congress members who backed overturning the election result. Large corporations and their lobbyists usually try to steer clear of messy political fights. Companies prefer to work behind the […]

Opinion | Prepping for the Apocalypse, the Biblical Way

01/05/2021

Op-Docs In a small town in Kentucky, an immense replica of Noah’s ark looms over the countryside. transcript Ark of the Apocalypse In a small town in Kentucky, an immense replica of Noah’s ark looms over the countryside. Go ahead and read? This is from […]

What the EU is signalling as it signs China investment deal

01/05/2021

One trick that great powers competing with other large opponents can resort to is to peel off their rival’s key allies; the gambit tends to isolate the competitor and offers a whole host of other strategic opportunities. That is what Dr Henry Kissinger did almost […]

Opinion | Is It Too Late to Impeach Trump Again?

01/04/2021

Bret Stephens: Belated happy new year, Gail. I was hoping we could celebrate the arrival of 2021 by never mentioning Donald Trump’s name again, except maybe as a punchline to jokes involving foul-mouthed parrots. But then our friends at The Washington Post broke the news […]

Opinion | Things Will Get Better. Seriously.

01/01/2021

The next few months will be hell in terms of politics, epidemiology and economics. But at some point in 2021 things will start getting better. And there’s good reason to believe that once the good news starts, the improvement in our condition will be much […]