Opinion

Opinion

Trump’s declaration that “trade wars are good, and easy to win” is an prompt basic, proper up there with Herbert Hoover’s “prosperity is just around the corner.” Trump clearly believes that commerce is a sport by which he who runs the most important surplus wins, and that America, which imports greater than it exports, due […]

Curator Says MoMA PS1 Wanted Her, Until She Had a Baby

Curator Says MoMA PS1 Wanted Her, Until She Had a Baby

It was a tantalizing job alternative for Nikki Columbus: an opportunity to direct the efficiency program at MoMA PS1, the Queens museum recognized partly for its sturdy and ingenious dwell artwork, music and dance collection. After months of conferences and conversations with two of the museum’s leaders, Ms. Columbus was formally supplied a place as […]

Bringing ‘Doctor Atomic’ to the Birthplace of the Bomb

Bringing ‘Doctor Atomic’ to the Birthplace of the Bomb

SANTA FE — The lights of Los Alamos, the birthplace of the atomic bomb, will be seen at evening from the idyllic open-air theater of Santa Fe Opera. So round right here, John Adams and Peter Sellars’s “Doctor Atomic,” concerning the bomb and its creators, is not only a meditation on the invention of a […]

The Art of Staying Cool: 10 Can’t-Miss Summer Shows in New York

The Art of Staying Cool: 10 Can’t-Miss Summer Shows in New York

Time might be uncooperative; schedules go askew. And New York City’s a busy city. One of the large regrets we artwork critics really feel because the season winds down is in regards to the museum exhibits we didn’t evaluate, those that obtained caught within the midyear pileup of openings throughout the town. As a partial […]

The Glory of Le Mans Spawns a Celebration of Its History

The Glory of Le Mans Spawns a Celebration of Its History

In 2002, the debut of the Le Mans Classic was “a financial disaster,” mentioned Patrick Peter, the organizer of the occasion. It did, nonetheless, stir curiosity with the drivers who participated and the 30,000 followers who attended. Having its ninth anniversary this yr, the celebration of the historical past of the 24 Hours of Le […]

Hannah Arendt and Walter Benjamin Don’t Talk. They Sing.

Hannah Arendt and Walter Benjamin Don’t Talk. They Sing.

HAMBURG, Germany — Opera and philosophy make unusual bedfellows. The larger-than-life theatricality and emotionalism of Puccini and Verdi don’t precisely lend themselves to clarifying advanced, exact concepts. Yet by coincidence, not one however two new music dramas about main 20th-century thinkers — two German-Jewish intellectuals who fled the Nazis — have their premieres in Germany […]

In Trade War With China, White House Says Beijing Has More to Lose

In Trade War With China, White House Says Beijing Has More to Lose

WASHINGTON — President Trump’s risk to impose tariffs on virtually each Chinese product that crosses the border is pushed by a perception that China has extra to lose from a commerce warfare than the United States, a high White House commerce adviser mentioned on Tuesday. It’s a bet that has put markets on edge and […]

Trump Calls Justice Dept. Report ‘Total Disaster’ for Fired F.B.I. Director

Trump, Riding a North Korea High, Unloads on the F.B.I., Comey and Obama

“I’m not happy about certain things, I’ll be honest,” Mr. Trump stated. “I’m not happy about certain things, but he’s done a fantastic job running the E.P.A., which is very overriding.” Mr. Trump additionally returned to different frequent matters. He mocked National Football League gamers for protesting racism when they’re “making $15 million a year.” […]

Trump Calls Justice Dept. Report ‘Total Disaster’ for Fired F.B.I. Director

Trump Calls Justice Dept. Report ‘Total Disaster’ for Fired F.B.I. Director

WASHINGTON — President Trump stated on Friday that a new internal Justice Department report proved there had been F.B.I. bias towards him forward of the 2016 presidential election, citing “vicious” texts between investigators and findings that he stated illustrated “criminal” conduct by the bureau’s former director. In a wide-ranging interview on Friday morning with “Fox […]

Report Gives Trump an Opening, but Undercuts His Narrative

Report Gives Trump an Opening, however Undercuts His Narrative

WASHINGTON — The report that had much of Washington buzzing on Thursday required 500 pages to stipulate its findings, however to President Trump, three phrases mattered most — “we’ll stop it.” Those have been the phrases senior F.B.I. agent texted in August 2016 to a colleague who was apprehensive that Mr. Trump would win the […]