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March 11, 2016
How Donald Trump Could Beat Hillary Clinton
In the general election, he could win by running to her left—and her right.
March 4, 2016
Democrats and Republicans Are Quietly Planning a Corporate Giveaway—to the Tune of $400 Billion
Why isn’t anyone talking about it?
January 29, 2016
How Obsolete, Triumphalist Militarism Is Destroying America
Like the hero of Milton’s great drama
, we’re blinded by our own hubris. Here’s a way out—one in which the military can help.
December 18, 2015
The Federal Reserve’s Shaky Optimism
Janet Yellen will be blamed by both the right and the left if the economy does not fulfill her hopes.
December 11, 2015
Hillary Clinton Is Whitewashing the Financial Catastrophe
She has a plan that she claims will reform Wall Street—but she’s deflecting responsibility from old friends and donors in the industry.
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November 18, 2015
The Big Idea That Could Bring Disaffected Voters Back to the Polls
Bernie Sanders has a plan to expand, not “save,” Social Security—and it should be popular.
October 12, 2015
Why Today’s GOP Crackup Is the Final Unraveling of Nixon’s ‘Southern Strategy’
Tea Party rebels are exposing the deep rifts between country-club elites and social-issue hard-liners.
September 28, 2015
Sanders and Trump Offer Two Roads Out of Establishment Politics—Which Will We Follow?
In their very different ways—hope and inclusiveness vs. rancid nostalgia and bigotry—the two candidates are competing for overlapping pools of discontented voters.
September 21, 2015
Bernie, Donald, and the Promise of Populism
Both candidates have been mislabeled as populists. The movement of that name was a genuine people’s rebellion that reinvigorated democracy. We can do it again.
August 27, 2015
Bibi vs. Barack: Who Owns US Foreign Policy?
The neocons are staging a comeback, fighting Obama’s Iran nuke deal along with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu.