Opinion | Trump Looms Large Now, but Maybe Not Forever

11/29/2020

President Trump’s critics warn that history will look unkindly on his effort to overturn a democratic election. This forecast, while understandable, may be wrong. History rarely looks on one-term presidents at all. For the last four years I’ve covered his administration as a journalist while […]

Opinion | Thai Protesters Want to Rein in an Absentee King

11/26/2020

There is something noble and inspiring about masses of people rising up to demand democracy. Such movements may not always succeed in ushering in better government — witness Hong Kong, or the Arab Spring — but even when they do not, they deliver an indelible […]

Opinion | Meghan’s Miscarriage, and Mine

11/25/2020

More from our inbox: To the Editor: Re “The Losses We Share,” by Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex (Op-Ed, Nov. 25), about her experience of a miscarriage: Decades ago, I also suffered a miscarriage. At a follow-up visit to the doctor, I confessed to the […]

Opinion | What Facebook Fed the Baby Boomers

11/24/2020

Many Americans’ feeds are nightmares. I know because I spent weeks living inside two of them. Credit…Aaron Wojack for The New York Times Supported by By Charlie Warzel Opinion writer at large. In mid-October I asked two people I’d never met to give me their […]

Opinion | Trump’s Legal Farce Is Having Tragic Results

11/23/2020

Even as the campaign lawsuits brought by President Trump over the 2020 election enter their death throes, many people continue to worry that Mr. Trump will find three Republican legislatures to magically snatch victory from the jaws of defeat. They are concerned that he will […]

Opinion | Ending Obesity, and Its Stigma

11/21/2020

To the Editor: Re “Leave Overweight Kids Alone,” by Aubrey Gordon (Sunday Review, Nov. 15): I feel as if I’m reading “alternate facts.” Obesity is an epidemic in our country, fostered by advertising and poor education. Adult obesity is preceded by childhood obesity, and any […]

The chicken rice seller and his apprentice

11/20/2020

Foodies know Shunfu Mart as a hawker centre in Upper Thomson with convenient covered parking and some excellent food stalls. Queues are often seen at the muffin stall, the char kway teow stall, the prawn noodle stall, and the stall selling soon kueh and suan […]