Tag Archives: U.S. Congress

The Decline and Fall of Donald Trump

The array of investigations centering on president Trump will dominate Washington politics for the foreseeable future.

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Strict Executive Term Limits: US Still a Leader?

The country might be constitutionally backward on other fronts, but it is still a model on executive term limits.

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After Parkland: Murder By Congress

Reflections on the latest high school shooting in the United States and what it says about the state of American “civilization.”

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Will Trump’s Tax Victory Lead to Historic Defeat?

The U.S. government already spends less on education and science than at almost any other time in history. Trump’s tax plan will cut those investments even lower.

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The Unmaking of American Foreign Policy

The American presidency has a long history of appropriating foreign policy powers from Congress.

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The Yemen-Benghazi Connection: Politics Before People

When Republicans use American deaths in terrorist attacks as a political weapon.

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Pricing the Risk of Climate Change

Why U.S. politicians must learn about dealing with reality.

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An End to Presidential Term Limits?

How modern U.S. politics incapacitates itself.

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U.S.-Brazil: The Battle Over Cotton Subsidies

Can Brazil retaliate and still win the match?

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The United States’ Self-Defeating Gotcha Culture

Congressional hearings on healthcare.gov: show-trials and perils for democracy.

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