Politics

Will High Taxes Force the Rich to Leave America?

The wealthy are moving money to tax havens outside U.S. borders.

Trump Backs Down on ‘The Wall’

The government should remain open next week, but who knows where we are headed next?

The Folly of Wilsonism

Trump’s America First nationalism can’t mesh with Rex Tillerson’s extreme internationalism.

Trump and the Thucydides Trap

Could sloth and incompetence prevent war?

France Votes

And if the center holds, what then?

Trump Takes a Step Toward ‘Merit-Based’ Immigration

His officials will review the abuse-ridden H-1B program.

Runoff, Rhymes With Ossoff

Why are Republicans relieved to hold a Democrat below 50 percent in a district they’ve held since 1978?

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Subsidies aren’t the only way to fund care for those who can’t afford it.

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

Populism stretches through the American experience.

Trump’s Retreat From Populism

The inevitability of betrayal

Does a Close Race in Kansas Bode Poorly for the GOP?

Ron Estes was a weak candidate tied to an unpopular governor.

Farewell, Filibuster

Democrats brought this on themselves.

Nixon, LBJ, and the First Shots in the Judges’ War

Behind the hostility to the mild-mannered and decent Neil Gorsuch lies the same malevolence that lynched Clement Haynsworth.

The Real Surveillance Problem

Many innocent Americans are subject to the “incidental collection” of private information by the government.

Teaching Obesity, Selling Sickness

We are subsidizing our own disease burden.

The Gorsuch Filibuster

The Democrats have less to worry about than they did even two months ago