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Politics

Biden's Statement on the Israel-Palestine is Off the Mark (5/12/21)

Biden's Opportunity to "Reset" Strategy on China (1/20/21)

Conspiracy Theories are Damaging the US Political System (12/6/21)

Finally -- We Have a Brexit Deal (12/24/20)

Dominic Cummings Deserves a Better Send Off (11/12/20)

The End of Trump (11/7/20)

Chief Justice Roberts May Now Evolve into a Better Writer (10/26/20)

An Antitrust Lawsuit is Not the Right Way to Regulate Google (10/20/20)

Early Data on Chesa Boudin's Policing Strategies (10/16/20)

An Exchange on Science in Barrett's Confirmation Hearings (10/14/20)

Ross Douthat Mischaracterizes the Final Days of Trump (10/11/20)

A Proposal for Restructuring the Supreme Court (9/27/20)

Schumer Should Threaten to Expand the Supreme Court (9/21/20)

The TikTok Deal is Not How Capitalism Should Work (9/19/20)

What Comes After Justice Ginsburg (9/19/20)

California Needs Better Fire Mitigation Strategies (9/12/20)

Trump is Right to Sanction Chinese Officials for Human Rights

Abuses in Xinjiang (7/9/20)

The UK Should Impose Sanctions on Carrie Lam (7/6/20)

The US Must Pivot to Catch Up in Telecoms (6/26/20)

The Insanity of American Immigration Policy (6/22/20)

We Need Better Standards on Statue Removal (6/20/20)

The People of Hong Kong Will Vote with Their Feet (6/15/20)

The New York Times Should Never Have Run Cotton's Op-Ed (6/7/20)

Riots are Intended to Shock (6/1/20)

Racism in America is Like Dust in the Air (5/31/20)

A Word in Favor of San Francisco (5/23/20)

France Pushes Forward on Digital Taxation (5/14/20)

The Divergence between Unemployment and the Stock Market (5/10/20)

Higher Education in the United States Must Change (4/26/20)

Responding to Trump's China Narrative (4/25/20)

Drop the Conspiracy Theories on COVID-19 (4/16/20)

Mexico's Oil Strategy Won't Work in the Long Term (4/12/20)

It's Not Too Late to Avoid Mass Unemployment (4/10/20)

Bernie Sanders Lost Because He Was Too Idealistic (4/8/20)

Kavanaugh and the Conservatives Opt for Formalism (4/7/20)

Helping US Small Businesses Survive this Crisis (3/21/20)

The Airline Bailout is an Opportunity for Regulators (3/16/20)

The UK's Herd Immunity Strategy is a Mistake (3/13/20)

The Center-Left Should Unite around Biden (3/4/20)

Don't Shun Sanders if He Wins the Nomination (3/2/20)

The Fallacy of Bernie Sanders' Financial Plan (2/26/20)

It's Not a Done Deal for Bernie Sanders (2/23/20)

The Democratic Party Should Listen to James Carville (2/8/20)

A Strategy to Create Competition for Huawei (2/7/20)

Don't Blame McKinsey for Structural Inequality (2/4/20)

In Public Health, America Shines and China Stumbles (2/1/20)

Legitimate and Nonsense Travel Bans (1/31/20)

What is Alan Dershowitz Smoking? (1/29/20)

SB 50 Has One Final Shot Tomorrow (1/29/20)

Why I Loved Kobe Bryant (1/26/20)

Smart Move to Drop the EU Copyright Directive (1/25/20)

A Better Policy on Pretrial Release (1/23/20)

Even the Ninth Circuit will not Act on Climate Change (1/22/20)

Trump's Lawyers Advance a New Theory (1/20/20)

The Need for Regulation of Healthcare Data (1/20/20)

Mismanagement of Housing and San Francisco (1/19/20)

An Industry-Specific Approach to Alignment with the EU (1/19/20)

Airbnb Leads on Stakeholder Capitalism (1/18/20)

The Misleading Debate on Unlocking the iPhone (1/16/20)

Brexit and Regulatory Diversity (1/12/20)

Racism Drove Out Harry and Meghan (1/11/20)

The Mindset of the Iranian Regime (1/9/20)

A One-Month Test for the California Legislature (1/7/20)

Iran, Trump, and Executive Power (1/3/20)

The Coming Revolution in Whitehall (1/3/20)

The Illegitimacy of Blocking Internet Access (12/27/19)

The Need for an Infrastructure Strategy (12/25/19)

Workers' Rights after Brexit (12/24/19)

A Strategy to Retain Scotland (12/23/19)

Convergence on Student Debt (12/22/19)

Impeachment and the Distinction between Law and Politics (12/19/19)

The “Phase One” Deal is a Sham (12/16/19)

Boris' Gamble Paid Off (12/12/19)

Liberal Bias in Full Flight at Bloomberg News (11/26/19)

A Liberal Experiment on Policing (11/19/19)

A Raw Move in Kashmir (8/8/19)

An Endless Trade War (8/1/19)

Boris Johnson's High-Risk Maneuver (7/30/19)

Against a Snap Election (6/20/19)

Priorities in a US-China Trade War (6/15/19)

A Proposal for Public Transportation in the Bay (6/12/19)

Sports

The Rise of Amateur Managers is Damaging the Premier League (12/29/20)

Arsenal Was Handedly Beaten by Aston Villa (11/8/20)

Mikel Arteta Still Has Not Discovered Arsenal's Ideal Lineup (11/1/20)

Arsenal Can Now Finish in the Top 4 (10/5/20)

Edu Gaspar Must Shake Things Up Before the Transfer Deadline (10/1/20)

A Humbling Loss Against Liverpool (9/28/20)

Edu Should Pay Lyon's Asking Price for Houssem Aouar (9/25/20)

Manfred Should Not Permanently Expand the Postseason (9/23/20)

Messi Should Be Careful Before Committing to Stay (9/3/20)

FC Barcelona Should Give Leo Messi A Simple Path Out (8/27/20)

FC Barcelona Needs Radical Change (8/14/20)

Andrea Pirlo and the Ethics of Picking a Manager (8/9/20)

Arsenal Beat the Odds to Win the FA Cup (8/1/20)

"Republicans Buy Sneakers, Too" Decades Later (3/4/20)

Arsenal's New Manager (11/30/19)

Emery Out (11/23/19)

Technology

One View on the Airbnb Layoffs (5/5/20)

Reflections on Layoffs in Silicon Valley (4/17/20)

Lower the Cost of Housing to Promote Innovation in Tech (2/1/20)

An Agreement on International Taxation (1/31/20)

Managing the Mid-game in Silicon Valley (1/24/20)

The Path Forward for WeWork (9/9/19)

Let Facebook's New Currency Come to Market (6/23/19)

Finance

There is Now a "Tech Premium" in Public Markets (12/13/20)

Salesforce and Facebook Show that M&A is Alive (12/1/20)

The US Airline Bailout May Not Be Enough (5/2/20)

Close the NYSE and NASDAQ (3/16/20)

Lessons in the Volatility of Tesla Stock (2/18/20)

Tesla Stock is Undervalued (2/5/20)

The Upcoming Chaos in Digital Taxation (1/10/20)

The Erosion of Public Finances under Trump (12/30/19)

An Emergency Intervention by the Fed (9/18/19)

Business

The Mysterious Escape of Carlos Ghosn (1/1/20)