Tag Archives: Republican Party

When Mob Rule Comes to the United States of America

The parallels between the Leninist power usurpation in early 20th century Russia and the Trumpian brigades in today’s United States are becoming ever more eerie.

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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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