Opinion | Why Is China Still Going After Hong Kong So Hard?

On Sunday, the Hong Kong authorities charged 47 pro-democracy activists with “conspiracy to commit subversion” against the Chinese government under the national security law it imposed on the city last summer. Beijing must be happy with the catch, which elegantly…

CoStar sweetens deal to buy real estate data group CoreLogic

(Reuters) – Commercial property data vendor CoStar Group Inc on Monday sweetened the deal to buy CoreLogic Inc by adding $450 million more to the original offer. Under the terms of the new proposal, CoreLogic shareholders would receive $6 per…

Opinion | The Twilight of the Anti-Trump Idols

Throughout the Trump presidency and especially in the Covid era, there was a quest for figures that could be held up as embodiments of everything that Trump’s opposition wanted to restore: reason, technical competence, idealism. Over time these figures took…

Opinion | The World in Children’s Picture Books

To the Editor: Re “You’re Not Too Old for Picture Books” (Sunday Review, Feb. 21): Thank you, Pamela Paul, for paying homage to a much-overlooked literary genre, the picture book. After teaching kindergarten for 30 years, I retired with a…

Opinion | The Paradise Next Door

Op-Docs “Why would I want to hear about death and destruction? I’d rather hear somebody made a hole in one yesterday.” transcript The Paradise Next Door “Why would I want to hear about death and destruction? I’d rather hear somebody…

Opinion | Bonus: Is Kara Swisher a Chump?

By Kara Swisher Kara’s conversation on Thursday with Oberlin College’s president, Carmen Twillie Ambar, touched on the cost of a college education and why “sticker prices” are so high. She called up Ron Lieber, who writes the “Your Money” column…

Opinion | Texas, Land of Wind and Lies

Politicians are neither gods nor saints. Because they aren’t gods, they often make bad policy decisions. Because they aren’t saints, they often try to evade responsibility for their failures, asserting either that they did as well as anyone could have…

Opinion | Democracy Is Weakening Right in Front of Us

A decade ago, the consensus was that the digital revolution would give effective voice to millions of previously unheard citizens. Now, in the aftermath of the Trump presidency, the consensus has shifted to anxiety that online behemoths like Twitter, Google,…