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Dear Senator Graham: Why Give Trump a Blank Check?

A personal reflection on political principles and responsibilities.

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Does the US President Lead a New Axis of Evil?

Under Donald Trump, the times when U.S. administrations acted as a force for global good are fast becoming a faint memory.

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Is Any Democracy Safe from Russian Sabotage?

Robert Mueller’s clear-cut warning to everyone who cares about democracy.

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Mueller Report Fuels Still More Investigations

Trump’s fury will rise as the hunt for a smoking gun continues.

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The Misogynists Vs. the Bar Tender

Representative Ocasio-Cortez has shown herself to be a good bartender – and an honest and intelligent politician. President Trump has proven to be neither.

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US Capitalism: The Key 2020 Battleground

Trump’s legacy might just be how American faith in capitalism, which began its descent following the financial crisis of 2008, began to truly wither on his watch.

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Trump Triumphant – for Now at Least

Trump feels that he has been vindicated by the Mueller report. But a host of other investigations into his past activities are going forward.

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AOC and Francis Fukuyama: Reflections on Social Democracy and the US

The constant bipartisan talk of the “American Dream “ is entirely geared to preserving the material advantages of the country’s rich at the expense of its workers.

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US and UK: The End of Progress

Without belief in progress, the US and the UK have little chance of retaining their global leadership. Nor do they seem to want it any longer.

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Trump Going to Jail? It Would Boost Trumpism!

The rule of law is no restraint on Mr. Trump – its only legitimate purpose in the eyes of the Trumpistas is to shackle his opponents.

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