Tag Archives: In Depth

The Ayatollah in the White House

Ironies of the coronavirus times: For all their mutual enmity, have the United States and Iran ever been closer?

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Could the Pandemic Re-elect Trump?

Has the coronavirus crisis really severely damaged, if not doomed, Trump’s chances of being re-elected? What the Democrats must do to win.

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Beyond Trump: The US’s Wrong-Headed Priorities

Reflections on gargantuan levels of military spending, pseudo “efficiency”-minded corporate outsourcing and an ill-fated obsession with American exceptionalism.

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COVID 19 and the US: What Lies Ahead

Way beyond the CARES Act, here are six concrete steps the U.S. federal government ought to mandate right now to protect people’s economic livelihood.

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The Sad State of US and Global Economic Affairs

If — or is it already when — the current crisis ends with the United States of America fiscally and monetarily bankrupt, the idea of a full-blown depression becomes all too real.

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Middle East: How Refugees, Shantytowns and Sanctions Imperil Global Public Health

Syria’s announcement of its first COVID-19 case highlights the public health threat posed by war zones that produce millions of refugees and displaced persons.

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Michael Bloomberg: The US‘s First Jewish President

Michael Bloomberg’s best sales argument for the November 2020 U.S. presidential election is twofold: First, he is everything that Trump is not. And second, like Trump, he is focused on domestic issues.

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Middle East: Ever More Unstable

A review of seven Mideast conflicts, each one ever more intractable.

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How to Spell Out Donald J. Trump?

Trump has brought shame and dishonor to the most prestigious office in the world—the US Presidency. This is how his name is really spelled.

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(In)Famous Western Alliances with the Soviet Union/Russia

Soviet Communists and the Nazis collaborated in the 1930s. Why on earth is Trump’s America now pursuing another shameful alliance with an utterly anti-liberal force?

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