Article Archive

Would ‘Rexit’ Mean First Step Toward War With Iran?

There’s no counterweight to Kushner, Neocons or other hawks in White House.

December 1, 2017

Lack of Reagan Gumption Ensures Top Tax Rate Stays

Apparently what happened in 1986 stays in 1986.

November 2, 2017

Trump is Pulling a Libya on Iran

Muammar Qaddafi learned the hard way how the U.S. reneges on deals.

October 10, 2017

What David Brooks (Still) Doesn’t Understand About America

His “universal nation” idea has gotten us into trouble before.

October 4, 2017

Eric Foner’s Artful Finesse on Lee Statues

Rubbing out history—even ‘metaphorically’—won’t help us understand it.

September 21, 2017

Trump Had Big Advantage on Immigration and He’s Blowing It

He could be saving ‘Dreamers,’ and building his wall, too.

September 18, 2017

David Stockman Takes Aim at the ‘Washington War Party’

Longtime contrarian continues to be a fly in the establishment’s ointment.

September 13, 2017

Bannon Firing Proves Trump is Winging It

He risks having no base from which to build, no prospect for governance.

August 21, 2017

The Statue of Liberty Has Nothing to Do With the Immigration Debate

We are seeing an historical pattern of fluctuation.

August 4, 2017

Like Rome, America Could be Ripe for Tyranny

The dangers that confront late-stage democracy.

July 18, 2017

The Consequences of Donald Trump Jr.’s Stupidity

Pursue unsavory business, pay the price.

July 12, 2017

Trump’s Warsaw Speech Threw Down the Gauntlet on Western Civilization

Is America just ‘an idea’?

July 7, 2017

What If Trump Fails?

Get ready for an American version of socialism.

July 3, 2017

The New York Times’ Curious Effort to Undermine Rex Tillerson

Is it part of an internecine struggle?

June 28, 2017

Removing Trump Won’t Solve America’s Crisis

The elites are the problem.

May 18, 2017

Thank You, Stephen Colbert

He revealed how a vulgarian such as Trump could triumph.

May 10, 2017

Andy Jackson’s Populism

It started with a hatred of crony capitalism.

May 3, 2017

‘Middle-Class Tax Relief’ Is a Hoax

The top 20 percent already pony up 84 percent of income taxes.

May 2, 2017

The Five Most Powerful Populist Uprisings in U.S. History

Populism stretches through the American experience.

April 15, 2017

This Isn’t the Foreign Policy Trump Campaigned On

He is proving more aggressive and adventuresome than Obama was.

April 7, 2017