A Report to Our Readers

A Report to Our Readers

Aug. 11, 2020 7:30 pm ET Dear Readers: Charles Dow and Edward Jones might not have considered this a possibility when they founded The Wall Street Journal 131 years ago, but the publication in your hands is a countercultural force…

The Democrats Choose Harris

The Democrats Choose Harris

In choosing Kamala Harris as his running mate on Tuesday, Joe Biden checked the essential boxes his party had demanded—a woman, a minority, and a progressive who has moved left as the Democratic Party has. We’ll see how the California…

Can There Be Another Bernard Bailyn?

Can There Be Another Bernard Bailyn?

A Fox News poll last month found a remarkable share of Americans under age 30 think the country’s founders are better described as “villains” (31%) than “heroes” (39%). This erosion of a unifying national narrative makes more poignant the death…

The Putin Vaccine Gambit

The Putin Vaccine Gambit

Remember when Vladimir Putin showed a video to visiting filmmaker Oliver Stone of a Russian helicopter firing on Islamic State fighters in Syria? When the segment aired on U.S. television, the video was quickly identified as having been lifted from…

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