Tag Archives: Republican Party

The U.S. Supreme Court: Now a Roman Catholic Institution?

Conservative Supreme Court Justices are making unaccountable and undemocratic decisions, much like the Vatican Congregation of the Doctrine of the Faith.

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The United States as Number 2?

The Republican Party is utterly unprepared for the hard realities of relative U.S. decline vis-à-vis China.

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US Corporations: The US’s New Principled Liberals?

Republicans increasingly force U.S. corporations to act as a kind of extra-parliamentary opposition to protect their brands and consumer appeal.

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Mr. Leahy, Why Not Go to the Supreme Court?

The German legal system offers a perfect way out of a great U.S. legal conundrum during Trump’s second impeachment trial.

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US Republicans: Putin’s Party?

In 2020, the Republicans are in the process of transforming themselves into the U.S. equivalent of Putin’s United Russia Party.

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Joe Biden and His Inner FDR

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Before the election, Joe Biden was probably inclined to morph into a modern-day Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Can he still?

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A Hard Reckoning for the Democrats: Race, Class and Joe Biden’s Election

That Democrats only defeated Donald Trump by so narrow a margin suggests that they need to re-think their political strategy big time.

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South Carolina and Georgia: A Contemporary Tale of Two Southern States

“Nothin’ could be finer” than to see Georgia flip yet again.

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US: Systematically Hollowing Out Democracy

U.S. political campaigns are one vast, sprawling political slush fund, designed to create a money-based web of post-election dependencies that is vast and largely impenetrable.

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The US and the Coddling of Donald Trump

Is this really the time to “humor” the outgoing U.S. President by allowing him slowly to come to terms with reality — like a little boy?

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