How common is sexual harassment?

FOR social scientists the apparent epidemic of propositioning, pinching, groping and flashing that is gripping America brings a rare opportunity to observe a new norm, around how men behave towards women, being created in real time. First though, they must figure out the extent of the problem. The most extreme …

The Republicans are not the Trump party yet

A YEAR after Donald Trump became the Republicans’ de facto leader, there is a growing view that the party has succumbed to his nationalist populism. As proof, many cite the race-baiting campaign Ed Gillespie, formerly a plain-vanilla Reaganite, ran in the Virginia gubernatorial contest. That many moderate Republicans are fleeing …