Newt Gingrich: Biden says one thing, does the opposite

Newt Gingrich: Biden says one thing, does the opposite

After watching the elite liberal media gush over the inauguration of President Biden, I have waited for someone to analyze the fascinating difference between his inaugural speech and his inaugural actions.   I thought the speech was incredibly well-delivered. The new president promised unity, togetherness and finding common ground. It was a speech of classic … Read more

The Vaccinated Class

The Vaccinated Class

The coronavirus vaccine wasn’t supposed to be a golden ticket. A tiered and efficient rollout was meant to inoculate frontline workers and the most vulnerable before the rest of society. But scattershot and delayed distribution of the still-limited supply now threatens to create a new temporary social class — one that includes not just people … Read more

If Poor Countries Go Unvaccinated, a Study Says, Rich Ones Will Pay

If Poor Countries Go Unvaccinated, a Study Says, Rich Ones Will Pay

In monopolizing the supply of vaccines against Covid-19, wealthy nations are threatening more than a humanitarian catastrophe: The resulting economic devastation will hit affluent countries nearly as hard as those in the developing world. This is the crucial takeaway from an academic study to be released on Monday. In the most extreme scenario — with … Read more

Opinion | The End of Trump Can Be the Beginning of America

Opinion | The End of Trump Can Be the Beginning of America

Some Republicans rationalized their accommodation on the totally unreasonable hope that Mr. Trump — in his 70s, surrounded by sycophants and in possession of unmatched power — would change the habits of a lifetime. Still others convinced themselves they would tolerate what Mr. Trump did just one more time but never again. And yet as … Read more

Opinion: There was much more to Hank Aaron than breaking Babe Ruth’s record

Opinion: There was much more to Hank Aaron than breaking Babe Ruth's record

Goodness knows, Hank was deeper than baseball. No sports journalist ever spoke to Henry Louis Aaron more than me, and if I were guessing, we chatted significantly more times during the last 40 years than 755, the number of balls he ripped over Major League Baseball fences to become the game’s legitimate home run king. … Read more

Do Curfews Slow the Coronavirus?

Do Curfews Slow the Coronavirus?

Maria Polyakova, an economist at Stanford University, has studied the effects of the pandemic on the U.S. economy. “In general,” she said, “we expect that staying at home mechanically slows the pandemic, as it reduces the number of interactions between people.” Updated  Jan. 22, 2021, 10:27 p.m. ET “The trade-off is that the reduction in … Read more