In his approach to science, Donald Trump is following in the footsteps of autocrats of the past. Will the result be similarly disastrous for the United States — and the rest of the world as well?
The U.S. is a global leader in a large measure because of its prowess in science and technology.
Could Michelle Obama be persuaded to accept the role? If anyone can change her mind, a bended-knee visit by Joe Biden should do the trick.
Today’s U.S. Republicans are the equivalent of the Brezhnev crew in the late-stage Soviet Union. It, too, fought very hard to uphold political ideas decades after they had passed their sell by date.
The age structure of the U.S. political leadership cannot be described by any other word than as a gerontocracy. This conjures up images of the late-stage Soviet Union.
How the coronavirus and the astounding unpreparedness of the United States may change the momentum of the Democratic primaries and the essence of U.S. health insurance.
Instead of a Sanders blowout giving him a near-insurmountable delegate lead and a lock on the nomination, he will now be in a scramble to the convention.
Democrats must mobilize the party base, while focusing on adding cross-over anti-Trump rural and suburban independents and moderate Republicans.
In 1787, the U.S. popular vote was made merely advisory. The actual choice was left to elites who comprise the Electoral College.