Nation Topics - Are Republicans and Democrats the Same?
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Should we put government in the hands of a party determined to subvert it, or a party—however flawed—that believes it still has a role to play in securing the common good?
These days everyone wants to ‘create opportunity,’ but few want a class war.
I wish, just once, an endorsement of a Democratic presidential candidate would mull over some serious structural issues that are at stake.
Five key topics you won't hear discussed in Wednesday's debate.
This is the most polarized presidential choice since 1980. Yet issues fundamental to the nation’s future have been excluded from the debate.
For a quarter-century, they have been tightly controlled by the major political parties to protect the status quo. It’s time for a change.
The former Salt Lake City mayor is mounting an unlikely protest against American plutocracy.
While Peter King’s hearings on Muslim “radicalization” were controversial, they draw on a long history of US policy that has demonized Islam, under Republicans and Democrats alike.
Most Americans want pretty much the same outcome from healthcare reform, and it’s not what either major-party candidate is offering.