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Articles by Richard North Patterson (page 7)

June 15, 2020 5:30 am

How Far Can Trump Push America’s Military?

The president, the generals, and the very real possibility of a constitutional crisis.
Richard North Patterson
June 9, 2020 6:55 am

Crises and Competence

How the decades-long gutting of government—worsened by Trump’s failings—exacerbated the pandemic, the protests, and more.
Richard North Patterson
June 5, 2020 2:52 pm

Trump’s Authoritarian Impulse

We’ve had a painful, vivid reminder of the danger of giving power to someone with Trump's pathologies. There's only one…
Richard North Patterson
June 4, 2020 5:30 am

Trump and the American Idiocracy

Contempt for intellectuals and experts worsened the U.S. response to the pandemic and bodes ill for the current racial crisis.
Richard North Patterson
May 26, 2020 5:30 am

Break Up Facebook

For the sake of our civic and political health, the social media giant should be split up.
Richard North Patterson
May 20, 2020 5:30 am

Break Up Amazon

The actions of the monopolistic giant are dangerous and anticompetitive.
Richard North Patterson
May 14, 2020 5:30 am

The Pandemic and the GOP’s Science Problem

The party’s uneasy relationship with science goes back decades.
Richard North Patterson
May 8, 2020 5:30 am

Can Biden Compete with Trump Digitally?

In 2016, Trump’s campaign bought almost 90 times as many Facebook ads as Clinton’s. In 2020, will Biden be able…
Richard North Patterson
May 6, 2020 5:30 am

Reforming America: The Pandemic Imperative

From inequality to healthcare to education to taxes, America was already badly divided before the pandemic hit. Now, to save…
Richard North Patterson
April 27, 2020 5:16 am

Biden’s Choice

More so than any recent presidential nominee, Joe Biden's vice presidential choice will be the defining moment of his campaign.…
Richard North Patterson