Opinion | It’s as if Nothing Ever Happened Here in China

Earlier, I had purchased bottled oxygen and other supplies for Grandma. But what I really wanted was Paxlovid, an antiviral drug used to treat Covid. China approved imports early last…

Opinion | Gary Hart: The “New Church Committee” Is an Outrage

To legitimize otherwise questionable investigations, Congress occasionally labels them after a previous successful effort. Thus, the new Republican-controlled House of Representatives’ proposed select committee, which plans to investigate the “weaponization…

Opinion | Homemade Body Armor and Anti-Drone Apps. This Is Ukraine’s Civil Defense.

Back in February, bulletproof vests were still improvised from whatever was at hand. Aleksandr Babich, a historian who worked as a tour guide before the war, was receiving sleeveless men’s…

Opinion | How About Some Predictions for the New Year?

Gail, let’s look back on the old year, too. What do you rank as the best moment? And what was the worst? Gail: As a political person I’d have to…

Opinion | China Has an Extraordinary Covid-19 Dilemma

Is it thinkable now? This week, my colleague Paul Krugman wrote that the protests were a sign that “China lost the Covid war,” emphasizing that, despite appearances early in the…

Opinion | Club Q, James Dobson

If you’ve ever been to gay bar on a holiday, or ever worked at a gay bar during a holiday, and I have, you get to watch the transformation of…

Opinion | Trump’s Moment Has Passed

In 2010, the Tea Party movement enjoyed the support of 52 percent of Republicans, according to Gallup. Five years later, that support among Republicans had fallen by about half. Now,…

Opinion | Trump Is the Chief Obstacle to a Republican Revival

Mr. Bush offered Republicans a way out of their 1990s dilemma. Decades later, America and the Republicans have changed, but the party’s problems — among them, the perception that it…

Opinion: When something Joe Rogan and Mark Zuckerberg said cuts a little too close to home

That’s what happened to me when comedian and podcast host Joe Rogan had a three-hour interview with Meta Platforms CEO Mark Zuckerberg on the latest episode of his podcast, “The…

Opinion | Chinese No Longer Recognize the America They Once Admired

BEIJING — My generation of Chinese looked up to the United States. When I was a university student in northwestern China in the late 1990s, my friends and I tuned…