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Was Trump’s Real Estate Hype Fraud or Just Business as Usual?

The New York attorney general’s lawsuit against Donald Trump over his real estate business hinges on one question: Where does puffery end and fraud begin? To put it differently, how much can Mr. Trump overstate what he’s worth before he crosses the …

 

Have Some Sympathy

I’m beginning to feel sorry for sympathy. It was once such an honorable impulse. Humble, sincere, caring. Sympathy was meant for people who suffered or had less. In its most modest form, a sympathy card sent to people in grieving. But sympathy has …

 

In My Father’s Story, Hong Kong’s Rise and Fall

I haven’t seen my father, Jimmy Lai, in three years. The most recent pictures that have emerged show him surrounded by guards in a Hong Kong prison courtyard during his 50 minutes of daily exercise. He looks thinner, his skin darker. But this will …

 

Doomsayers, Reformers and Warriors: The Bitter Battle for the Future of A.I.

There is no shortage of researchers and industry titans willing to warn us about the potential destructive power of artificial intelligence. Reading the headlines, one would hope that the rapid gains in A.I. technology have also brought forth a …

 

Pope Francis Has Put His Stamp on the Cardinals. Or Has He?

When Pope Francis anoints 21 new princes of the Roman Catholic Church on Saturday, he will seem to have consolidated his grip on the powerful College of Cardinals — and on the direction of the church, possibly for decades to come. With that …

 

None of the Republicans on the Debate Stage Are Going to Topple Trump

Donald Trump won’t be defeated with sound bites. He won’t be bested with wordplay. Ron DeSantis carped repeatedly that Trump was “missing in action” at the Republican presidential debate on Wednesday night, while Chris Christie called Trump a coward …

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