While Republicans are the handmaiden of a deeply corrupt U.S. President, the Democrats unfortunately are failing to rescue the American Republic.
Yet another school shooting. U.S. democracy has devolved into a kabuki show. No real reform, no matter how pressing, ever gets done.
A sensible climate plan will marry CO2 reductions aimed at remediating the climate challenge with infrastructure improvements designed to mitigate its impact.
For House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, it comes down to this: “To Impeach or not to impeach. That is the question.”
When Ocasio-Cortez calls for “Medicare for All,” the right calls her a socialist. But a large segment of the US electorate may be ready for a bit of socialism.
Democrats could resolve divisions over speakership by choosing both Pelosi and a successor now.
Democratic control of the House of Representatives offers Republicans the chance to redeem themselves and begin the process of healing a dangerously divided country.
Despite the Democrats’ gains, the United States is structurally a remarkably conservative country. Republicans have the tools to defend themselves for decades to come.
In the U.S., we have moved to event-driven elections. Republicans could very well hold on to both houses of Congress.