The rise of the populist right is like climate change — a profound transformation of the political landscape, not just a temporary oscillation in the political temperature.
At a time of declining faith in democracy, the institution of royalty is looking surprisingly resilient.
With Trump and Bolton at the helm, the international arms control regime is effectively dead. But could that spark a new movement for disarmament?
Bolton’s ire for Nicaragua, Cuba, and Venezuela is real. But they’re just a precursor to who he really perceives as the “troika of tyranny,” Russia, China, and North Korea.
Leading Democrats treated Russia as Trump’s worst crime, even sprinkling in some neo-Cold War rhetoric, while dismissing movements doing the real work of resistance.
Perhaps the departure of Bashir and Assange will signal a new wave of accountability that will eventually reach the shores of the United States in time to drain the swamp in 2020.
We—the undersigned—stand in solidarity with Representative Ilhan Omar and firmly against the rise of Islamophobic attacks and attempts to divide us as a people.
[Satire] UN: “We recommend that Americans sentence all top-ranking officials of the Trump administration to a decade of picking up trash along America’s highways.”
Worsening relations between the two largest economies in the world could lead to disaster.
Islamic extremism gets all the press, but Trump is just one of a growing number of Christian extremists in positions of political power.
The only true magic bullet in this case is the collective determination of all Americans who still believe in decency and democracy.
Centrist liberalism is dead, and Trump is a disaster. But progressives can use what he’s done to remake America and its place in the world.
If nuclear war comes, it will happen because of a calculation or miscalculation by India or Pakistan.
Despite the failed summit, relations between the U.S. and North Korea are much better than they were 18 months ago.