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The Martian: America’s Self-Delusion at its Silliest

The United States, capable of such a delusional self-image, deserves Donald Trump and Ben Carson.

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The “Blame Russia” Line Deflects From U.S. Blunder

Why the Obama administration won’t admit the real targets of Russian airstrikes.

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U.S. Republicans and Erdogan: The Dangerous Lure of Take-No-Prisoners Politics

John Boehner’s resignation foreshadows the United States’ turn towards completely dysfunctional politics at home, à la Turkey.

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Why Joe Biden Should Run With Elizabeth Warren

From day one of his campaign, Vice President Biden needs a running mate.

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Trump and the Fear of Hillary: A Political Psychogram of the 2016 Race

Men fear failing their families as providers. Trump casts himself subliminally as a super-provider.

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Trump’s Bankruptcies In Perspective

Trump’s business practices merely demonstrate a different set of rules for the rich.

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Papal Politics in the United States

Catholic men are now a bulwark of the Republican Party. But Pope Francis’s teachings do not square with Republican policies.

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Global Texas: More Than Dumb Luck

In the age of globalization, Texas found itself at the right spot at the right time.

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Trump’s Chance at Making History

If Americans don’t take their democracy seriously, they are going to become a global laughingstock.

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Iran Deal: Watch Who Is Doing the Warning

The same people who triggered the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq now categorically reject the Iran Deal.

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