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August 24, 2021
Making Rahm Emanuel Ambassador to Japan Would Be a Sick Joke
Nominating the foul-mouthed former Chicago mayor is an insult to Japan—and a clear indication that Black lives don’t really matter.
Robert L. Borosage
July 7, 2021
The War on Drugs Is 50 Years Old
It’s a war we were destined—and that we deserved—to lose.
Alfred W. McCoy
February 8, 2021
Larry Summers Is Still Worth Ignoring
Shut out of power, the onetime wunderkind tries to grab the spotlight with an attention-getting argument.
September 9, 2020
Biden Must Resist the Calls for a ‘Sister Souljah’ Moment
This is time when a moral voice is needed, not a cynical one.
Robert L. Borosage
April 7, 2020
When Centrists Sounded Like Bernie
If the Democratic Party won’t listen to the left, it should at least listen to itself from 30 years ago.
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January 10, 2020
Can Haiti Rise From the Ashes?
Over the past decade Haitians have suffered a devastating earthquake, a failed reconstruction effort, and chronic political corruption. But resistance continues, and there are signs of hope.
December 5, 2019
The Republicans’ Star Impeachment Scholar Is a Shameless Hack
Jonathan Turley’s testimony was so inconsistent, it contradicted his own previous statements on impeachment.
August 12, 2019
Epstein’s Death Demands Investigation, Not Conspiracy Theories
Trump wants to push the Epstein story into the realm of free-floating speculation and fantasy. We need to keep it grounded in evidence.
May 16, 2018
Who Is Responsible for the New US-Russian Cold War?
A discussion of the Stephen F. Cohen–Michael McFaul debate.
Stephen F. Cohen
April 19, 2018
American Hubris, or, How Globalization Brought Us Donald Trump
It was “free trade” mania, pushed by both major political parties, that destroyed working-class prosperity and laid the groundwork for his triumph.