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America Must Not Live and Die by the Gun

America is at war with itself. We must demand effective gun control measures from our leaders to end the slaughter.

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After the US Midterms: Democrats, Read the Fine Print

Despite the Democrats’ gains, the United States is structurally a remarkably conservative country. Republicans have the tools to defend themselves for decades to come.

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The Democrats Might Lose the US Midterm Elections

In the U.S., we have moved to event-driven elections. Republicans could very well hold on to both houses of Congress.

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Donald Trump and How Fascism Takes Root

What a dead Swiss novelist teaches us about the everyday men and women who are the willing, but unwitting accomplices of Donald Trump.

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Can Democrats Overcome Trump’s Shadow?

Should the Democratic Party be fortunate enough to rise to power again, the question arises: What will they do with it?

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Five Structural Reasons for Lasting Republican Power

Why Republicans will be in power even after Democratic Party voting gains.

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Donald Trump’s 40-Year Shadow

It will take future Democrats large majorities, luck and sustained effort to undo the national and global damage imposed by the Trump administration.

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Donald Trump: King of Global Trade?

With Canada and Mexico in the bag, Europe and the Pacific are the next places for Trump to take his trade show.

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The End of the Rule of Law in America?

How U.S. President Donald Trump plays Brett Kavanaugh, Rod Rosenstein and Robert Mueller to end having a U.S. government that is accountable to the American people.

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Minimum Wage Clauses in Trade Agreements: Barking Up the Wrong Tree

It can feel very rewarding emotionally to blame Mexicans (and other foreigners) for one’s economic plight. It is far less satisfying to yell at robots.

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