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Thursday, May 23, 2019

Don’t forget the students who missed out on Robert Smith’s graduation gift

Billionaire Robert F. Smith this week paid off the student debt of the graduating class of Morehouse College. Hooray for him! He made the...

Trump’s doing great on Iran but he still needs a plan

President Trump’s Iran policy appears to be seesawing between diplomacy and belligerence. One day Trump tweets, “I’m sure that Iran will want to talk...

Behind the Huawei fight: Will the internet serve freedom or tyranny?

Google this week moved to restrict Huawei’s access to its Android operating system and apps. The big-tech tiff is also a major escalation in...

Richard Carranza is stomping on Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream

On Aug. 28, 1963, one of the most important marches — and moments — of the civil-rights era took place in the nation’s capital....

Public housing for illegal immigrants is transparently unfair

Housing shortages are plunging New York City and Los Angeles into crisis. Affordable rental units are scarce, families are doubling up, shelters are jam-packed...

Rabbis agree: Get vaccinated, already

Despite a massive campaign by New York health officials urging people to vaccinate their children, the measles outbreak continues to worsen here in New...

Welcome the fleet!

Fleet Week 2019 starts Wednesday morning as 11 American and two Canadian vessels reach New York Harbor in the annual Parade of Ships down...

Jerry Nadler’s cynical, cowardly show

Jerry Nadler was at it again Tuesday, waxing indignant about former White House counsel Don McGahn’s refusal to testify before the House Judiciary Committee....

New York’s energy policy depends on an impossible fantasy

Last Wednesday, the Cuomo administration blocked construction of the proposed Northeast Supply Enhancement project, a 24-mile gas pipeline that would run from New Jersey...

Herman Wouk: the novelist who spoke for post-war America

Herman Wouk was not beloved of our city’s literary establishment. The writer, who died last week 10 days short of his 104th birthday, was...