March 2, 2018 Must Reads

1. We begin with a hopeful piece this week, from the same Paul Krugman who last week we quoted as warning of a growing brutishness in our society and our polity. Krugman on Feb. 26 writes that, “The Force of Decency Awakens,” as everything from #MeToo to the anti-gun agitation of the young to the broad anti-Republican activism seems to indicate…