Latest from Robert J. Samuelson

What’s at stake after the Pittsburgh shooting.

  • Oct 30, 2018

“Creative destruction” posits that people will accept new technologies if the rewards are big enough.

  • Oct 28, 2018

The American monopoly on entrepreneurship has been broken and almost certainly can’t be restored.

  • Oct 24, 2018

Don’t let politics overwhelm reason: Policy should remain modest and focused on deals involving direct competitors.

  • Oct 21, 2018

The new Italian government is flirting with trouble.

  • Oct 17, 2018

Democracies — or, for that matter, dictatorships — have a difficult time inflicting present political pain for future, hypothetical societal gains.

  • Oct 14, 2018

A look back by the Economist shows that the problem is not the past. It’s the future.

  • Sep 23, 2018

Public confidence in the future is weak. What explains this?

  • Sep 18, 2018

The danger is that efforts to stop a financial panic will falter on political objections.

  • Sep 16, 2018

Is the economy’s slowdown a reflection of a bad winter or of history?

  • Feb 26, 2014
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