Europe Hits Putin Where It Hurts

Behold, after a month of wrangling, the European Union’s 27 member states have agreed to a new package of sanctions targeting Russian oil. While the sanctions won’t turn the tide of war in Ukraine, they raise the cost for Vladimir Putin and demonstrate Europe’s...

What Can Be Done About the Opioid Crisis?

Editor’s note: In this Future View, students discuss efforts to curb illegal drug use. Next week we’ll ask, “There has been a surge of border crossings at the U.S.-Mexico border this year. What should be done to combat the surge of displaced people and families at the...

The European Bank of Inflation

Bad inflation datapoints are common these days, and Tuesday’s news is that eurozone consumer prices rose 8.1% in May. Is European Central Bank president Christine Lagarde still on the job? May’s number is the fastest eurozone inflation since the euro was introduced in...

Perception Diverges From Reality on Mass School Shootings

Saturation media coverage of such terrifying events as the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, can leave some people with the impression that these things occur far more often than they do. Three years ago, on the 20th anniversary of the...

The West’s Struggle for Mental Health

Since the 1990s, there has been talk of a mental-health epidemic in the U.S., particularly among young people. The mass shootings last month in Uvalde, Texas, and Buffalo, N.Y., carried out by 18-year-old gunmen, have heightened fears that something’s gone horribly...