Article Archive

Don’t Use the Farm Bill to Starve People

By attaching a provision that enables Saudi atrocities in Yemen, House Republicans have done just that.

December 14, 2018

Fighting Corruption in the U.S. Criminal Justice System

There will never be true reform until law enforcement and prosecutors are held accountable for breaking the rules.

December 13, 2018

Robert Kagan’s Jungle Book of Forever War

Not satisfied with Vietnam, Iraq, and our current Afghanistan policy failures, this neoconservative pines for the liberal world order.

December 13, 2018

The Yellow Jackets Versus the European Empire

A Europe that doesn’t listen to its people’s outrage won’t remain intact.

December 13, 2018

The Biggest Losers of Trump’s Presidency: His Voters

His incompetence and incoherence guarantees that he’ll be a one-term president.

December 13, 2018

In Sheldon Adelson, Far Right Israel Hits the Jackpot

He bet millions on Trump and now his every wish is fulfilled–at the expense of Middle East peace.

December 13, 2018

Pornography and the Definition of Power

The reflections of a Korean-German philosopher can help us understand how we’re easily deceived by false freedom.

December 13, 2018

Is It Time for New York to Split in Two?

The midterms have all but locked down the urban progressive hold on the entire state government.

December 12, 2018

The Prophet Daniel: A Model for Christians in Secular Times

Cleverness and persuasion, not rashness and aggression, is the way forward.

December 12, 2018

Hubert Humphrey: Neocon Before the Neocons

His career encapsulated the warfare-welfare state consensus.

December 12, 2018

France’s Yellow Vests Take a Left Turn

The anti-tax protesters are being replaced by something closer to Antifa. What ultimately will emerge from all this?

December 12, 2018

Republicans Need Voters to Swipe Right

Sneer at Democrats using Tinder all you like, but love and politics are inextricably linked.

December 11, 2018

The Fateful Arrest That Could Poison America’s Relationship With China

By busting Meng Wanzhou, Trump is signaling that he expects to dictate to every nation, no matter how powerful.

December 11, 2018

Emergency Confiscation is Easy Target in New Gun Control Congress

Opponents warn that “red flag” orders can be abused and violate due process. So why are they attracting Republican support?

December 11, 2018

It’s Time to Rediscover Political Forgiveness

Enraged mudslinging is making the standards for our public officials too high—and our political representation is suffering.

December 10, 2018

Saying Goodbye to the Preachy #Resistance Sitcom

Murphy Brown was supposed to be a woke reboot. It ended up feeling long in the tooth.

December 10, 2018

Psychology Finally Finds God

After decades of denial, psychologists are accepting that faith might have a role to play in treating patients.

December 10, 2018

Mueller’s Investigation is Missing One Thing: A Crime

If he had something on Trump, we would have been watching impeachment hearings by now.

December 10, 2018

TAC Bookshelf for the Week of December 10

Here’s what our staff and contributors are reading this week.

December 10, 2018