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The War That Never Ended

The American Civil War – then and now: A reflection 50 years after Martin Luther King’s death.

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US Census 2020: A Political Boomerang for Republicans?

Asking about citizenship status in the 2020 Census is dangerous and politically inept.

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Trump: A Perfect Republican

Trump embodies many of the nasty or deceitful trends that have long moved the Republicans away from the path of political virtue.

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No Buicks! Janis Joplin’s Message to Donald Trump

Vanity and materialism — not cheating — drive German luxury car sales in the US.

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Trump’s Generals Await Their Coup de Grâce

Nobody sticks around long in the Trump Administration once they cross Trump on an issue that is meaningful to him.

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After Tillerson: How the U.S. Government Mimics Russia’s

Washington is becoming eerily similar to Putin’s government of FSB cronies.

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Trump and the Exit of T-Rex

Trump gets ever closer to having a puppet cabinet. This is dangerous for the United States, but more importantly dangerous for the world.

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Donald Trump’s Women and Global Trade

The purpose of the steel tariffs is motivated by the same political force that drives Trump – playing blame games. After Obama and Hillary, now it’s the entire world’s turn.

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How Trump’s Trade Policy Resurrects COMECON, US-Style

What the U.S. president really means by pleading for “fairness” is simply for the U.S. to have its way.

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Trump’s Steel Tariffs: Soft on China and Russia, Tough on Allies

Everything you always wanted to know about section 232 of the U.S. Act on steel and aluminum, but were always afraid to ask.

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