Topic: John Hughes
An international poll shows that the world thinks the No. 1 superpower is losing its cape to China. Debt politics only reinforce this view. But all is not lost. Remember de Tocqueville.
07/27/2011 12:09 pm
A tribute to clueless teens: ‘The Myth of The American Sleepover’ fails to leverage its time-warp feel.
07/22/2011 04:22 pm
Rupert Murdoch's News of the World is mercifully defunct. Journalists and readers (or viewers, or listeners) should now reassess the very function of journalism itself.
07/12/2011 11:25 am
US pullout from Afghanistan must be seen in light of threats from Iran, Pakistan, North Korea. Going forward, there will be fewer troops, more drones, and a massive contest of wits.
07/05/2011 11:56 am
An overweight school misfit and an 'understanding' vice principal bond in 'Terri,' a high school drama with equal parts drabness and low-key comedy.
07/01/2011 05:06 pm
Raúl Castro has freed some political prisoners, talked of term limits, and announced plans to lay off half a million government workers. But he's chosen for his inner circle senior hard-liners who resist change. Until they leave, change will be limited.
06/16/2011 10:08 am
Last night's CNN-hosted debate among GOP presidential hopefuls showed Republicans are gaining confidence that they can unseat President Obama. Michelle Bachmann stole the show, but some of the major players – like Huntsman, Palin, Giuliani, and Perry – have yet to formally announce.
06/14/2011 12:07 pm
After the Osama bin Laden raid, the mood in Washington over Pakistan is sour. The US is right to challenge Pakistani actions and policies contrary to US interests. But giving Pakistan the cold shoulder and throwing it into the arms of China would be dangerously foolish.
05/26/2011 11:27 am
Monarchs may be an endangered species worldwide, but Britain’s royals are – for now – here to stay. And William and Kate have won British hearts.
05/11/2011 09:00 am
Readers write in about the root problem of overpopulation, servitude to technology, and the overhyped demise of traditional news.
05/09/2011 01:00 am