Saturday, 21 May 2022

Analysis & Comment

Opinion | Climate Change Threatens Another California Forest, This One Underwater

Send any friend a story As a subscriber, you have 10 gift articles to give each month. Anyone can read what you share. By David Helvarg Mr. Helvarg is the executive director of Blue Frontier, an ocean conservation group, and the co-host of “Rising Tide: The Ocean Podcast.” RICHMOND, Calif. — The bull kelp forests […]

Opinion | Why We Can’t Get Our Story of Covid Straight

Send any friend a story As a subscriber, you have 10 gift articles to give each month. Anyone can read what you share. By Frederick Kaufman Mr. Kaufman is a journalist and narratologist whose most recent book, “The Money Plot: A History of Currency’s Power to Enchant, Control, and Manipulate,” dissects the story of money. […]

Opinion | Three Habits My Family Started In the Pandemic That We Want to Keep

Send any friend a story As a subscriber, you have 10 gift articles to give each month. Anyone can read what you share. By Tish Harrison Warren Opinion Writer One thing I didn’t fully acknowledge when these Covid-19 years began is how habit forming they would turn out to be. I write and think about […]

Covid and the ‘Very Liberal’

There’s a schism among Democrats. And the latest on Ukraine. Send any friend a story As a subscriber, you have 10 gift articles to give each month. Anyone can read what you share. By David Leonhardt The left-right divide over Covid-19 — with blue America taking the virus more seriously than red America — has […]

Opinion | ‘My Fellow Americans’: Four Times Columnists Channel Joe Biden

By David Brooks, Gail Collins, Ross Douthat and Bret Stephens The writers are all Opinion columnists. With President Biden delivering the State of the Union address on Tuesday night, four Times columnists summoned their inner speechwriter and imagined what they would like him to say. One or two hit a single note they thought the president should […]

Opinion | Will the Supreme Court Frustrate Efforts to Slow Climate Change?

By Jody Freeman Ms. Freeman is a professor at Harvard Law School, where she teaches environmental and administrative law. She was counselor for energy and climate change in the Obama White House in 2009 and 2010 and advised the Biden transition team. She is an independent director on the board of ConocoPhillips, a producer of […]

Opinion | In Anxious Times, Black History Can Be a Blueprint for Survival

By Tiya Miles Ms. Miles is a historian and professor of history at Harvard. It was a regular January evening in a household like many others, in which three kids would be going to school (or not) the next day, depending on the latest vicissitudes of the Omicron variant of Covid-19. Around the dinner table, […]