Climate Change Demands More Air Conditioning
An often-disparaged technology is a lifesaver, not a luxury.
The Ones and Tooze Podcast: Can the Threat of More U.S. Sanctions Against Russia Save Ukraine?
Also on the showWhy the demand for egg freezing has soared during the pandemic.
Biden Plans U.N. Showdown if Russia Invades Ukraine
There’s lots of history at the Security Council, but few changes.
The U.S. Military Is a Helicopter Parent
Washington needs to trust partner forces to stand on their own feet.
Traffic Jams Are a Very American Disaster
The I-95 backup shows how easily highways can become traps.
How Close Is Iran to Getting a Nuclear Weapon?
Why Tehran’s breakout time has shrunk—and the technological hurdles that remain.
3 Tech Industry Trends to Watch in 2022
Fringe players take on Big Tech, governments start regulating, and AI could finally prove its worth.
Can Global Regulators Save the ESG Movement From Itself?
Without state intervention and global standards, the environmental, social, and governance movement is a recipe for greenwashing and corporate deception.
The Human Rights vs. National Security Dilemma Is a Fallacy
Advocacy organizations can’t protect human rights without challenging U.S. military support for tyrants and the corrupt influence of the defense industry and foreign governments.
Looking Back on a Year of Loss in International Relations
A group of influential intellectuals—and personal friends—passed away in 2021.
Machiavelli’s Lessons for America’s Jan. 6 Tumult
Political chaos can spur failing republics, not just destroy them.
The Ones and Tooze Podcast: Should the Government Be in the Business of Price Setting?
Cameron Abadi and Adam Tooze explain how price controls work.
What if Democracy and Climate Mitigation Are Incompatible?
Elected officials work through compromise, but a warming planet waits for no one.
Taliban Pressing for Prisoner Swap With U.S.
The group wants to trade an American engineer abducted two years ago for an Afghan drug lord imprisoned in the U.S.
The Scandalous History of America’s Newest Media Baron
The new owner of Politico, Axel Springer, has a decades-long record of bending journalistic ethics for right-wing causes.
The Jan. 6 Insurrectionists Aren’t Who You Think They Are
The people who stormed the U.S. Capitol weren’t poor, unemployed red-staters. Many were middle-class professionals motivated by the “great replacement” conspiracy theory.
Over-the-Horizon Is Far Below Standard
Why terrorists will welcome Biden’s counterterrorism strategy.
Why the U.S. Military Isn’t Ready for Civil War
A significant portion of Americans seek the destruction of political authority. What if they succeed?