A mostly empty Wall Street

Are the Markets Underestimating the Coronavirus Depression?

As we saw during the last financial crisis, the “smart” players aren’t always so smart. One thing we know: The world economy will never be the same.

U.S. President Donald Trump and Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman at the G-20 summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Nov. 30, 2018.

A Deal to Stop the Saudis From Drowning U.S. Shale Would Come None Too Soon

Trump has finally realized the U.S. energy industry is under attack. Better late than never.

U.S. President Donald Trump at the G-20 Leaders' Summit in Buenos Aires, on Dec. 1, 2018.

Trump Just Missed a Perfect Opportunity to Reassert American Leadership

The G-20 helped beat Ebola. Why can’t it do the same for the coronavirus?

U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin meet in Helsinki.

Russia Scores Pandemic Propaganda Triumph With Medical Delivery to U.S.

Along with China, the Kremlin is looking to gain a geopolitical edge on the West by rushing medical supplies to countries hit hard by the coronavirus.

Doctors in New York test hospital staff with flu-like symptoms for COVID-19.

The U.S. Government Must Prepare Now for the Next Pandemic

Trump botched the coronavirus response. The United States cannot make the same mistake again.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell

Is $2 Trillion Too Little, Too Late?

Despite market rebound, economists say only a major suspension of mortgage and debt contracts and reimbursement of pay may stave off a coronavirus depression.

U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell

Meanwhile, America’s Kosovo Strategy Is Melting Down

As the coronavirus pandemic raises tensions, the Trump administration’s strategy of bowing to Serbia’s authoritarian president is coming completely undone.

U.S. President Donald Trump signs new sanctions on Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, at the White House in Washington, DC, on  June 24, 2019.

If Trump Hates Obama’s Nuclear Deal, Why Is He Letting Up on Iran?

Iran is stockpiling enriched uranium and may soon receive advanced weapons from Russia. Trump has an easy way to tighten the screws.

An abandoned home

Sorry, America, the Full Lockdown Is Coming

Politicians won’t admit it yet, but it’s time to prepare—physically and psychologically—for a sudden stop to all life outside your home.

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at a rally in Manchester, New Hampshire, on Aug. 15, 2019.

The Virus Has Exposed the Recklessness of Trump’s “America First”

The world needs to cooperate to beat the coronavirus pandemic. That includes you, President Trump.

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks about the coronavirus

With Biden Bearing Down, Trump Plays the ‘Wartime’ Leader

The shape of the 2020 race is now clear: a trusted establishment Democrat versus an incumbent rallying Americans against an “invisible enemy.” Can Trump pull it off?

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson

Britain Drops Its Go-It-Alone Approach to Coronavirus

Johnson government admits its strategy of allowing the virus to spread and build up immunity was a failure but stops short of mandatory controls.

Joe Biden and German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Joe Biden Isn’t a Liberal or a Moderate. He’s a Christian Democrat.

The Democratic front-runner’s ideology has less to do with Obama or the Clintons than a distinct style of European conservatism.

New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio distributes information about the Coronavirus on March 9, 2020 in New York City. (Photo by Jeenah Moon/Getty Images)

New York Officials Tell U.N. Coronavirus Has Spread Throughout City

Foreign diplomats claim briefers from the mayor’s office say no specific measures are planned to protect them.

U.S. President Donald Trump attends a news conference about the ongoing global coronavirus pandemic in Washington on March 13.

Our Top Weekend Reads

Trump’s credibility is collapsing, government officials are hiding information about the coronavirus, and Putin is set to become Russia’s president for life.

An editor looks at the Twitter account of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau showing a picture of him in self-isolation after his wife tested positive for the coronavirus on March 13. OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images

Canada Shows How Easy Virus Testing Can Be

Canadians’ well-funded system and careful planning has contained the coronavirus for now.

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