Donald Trump

J.D. Vance in the background in focus with Donald Trump in the foreground out of focus.

Just More Evidence That J.D. Vance Is a Fraud Just More Evidence That J.D. Vance Is a Fraud

As long as you ultimately kiss the ring, you get total absolution in Trump world. But the junior senator from Ohio has traveled farther than most.

Jun 13, 2024 / Joan Walsh

Under Trump, the DOJ Will Become the Legal Wing of the MAGA Movement

Under Trump, the DOJ Will Become the Legal Wing of the MAGA Movement Under Trump, the DOJ Will Become the Legal Wing of the MAGA Movement

Should Trump win, conservatives have a plan to use the DOJ to make their darkest desires legal, while removing the legal means to stop them.

Jun 7, 2024 / Feature / Elie Mystal

People wave Polish and EU flags during a pro-EU rally organized by Prime Minister Donald Tusk ahead of European Parliament elections in Warsaw's Castle Square on June 4, 2024.

What Is at Stake as the European Union Swings Right? What Is at Stake as the European Union Swings Right?

The right’s normalization moves ahead.

Jun 6, 2024 / Marlene Laruelle

The Theocratic Blueprint for Trump’s Next Term

The Theocratic Blueprint for Trump’s Next Term The Theocratic Blueprint for Trump’s Next Term

How the Christian nationalist vanguard would pursue unprecedented power over all branches of government.

Jun 6, 2024 / Feature / Chris Lehmann

Joe Biden and Hillary Clinton attend a portrait unveiling ceremony in the Russell Senate Office Building on December 8, 2016.

Showing Contempt for Young Voters Is a Great Way for Democrats to Lose in November Showing Contempt for Young Voters Is a Great Way for Democrats to Lose in November

Hillary Clinton’s arrogance already lost one election. And if Joe Biden follows her example, it can easily cost another.

Jun 6, 2024 / Column / Jeet Heer

Trump Wants to Be America’s Landlord

Trump Wants to Be America’s Landlord Trump Wants to Be America’s Landlord

Project 2025 calls on Trump to run the country the way he did his businesses: as a crooked real estate mogul.

Jun 6, 2024 / Feature / Sasha Abramsky

The Planet Could Bear the Scars of a Second Trump Term... Forever

The Planet Could Bear the Scars of a Second Trump Term... Forever The Planet Could Bear the Scars of a Second Trump Term... Forever

With help from Project 2025, Trump will stall all attempts to avert the climate crisis, accelerating a catastrophe that we have only a few years to prevent.

Jun 5, 2024 / Feature / Bill McKibben

Donald Trump lifting his fist in front of a crowd.

Is Donald Trump Really a Male Icon? I Hope to God Not. Is Donald Trump Really a Male Icon? I Hope to God Not.

I hate gender stereotyping. But I’m a boomer, and the fake-tanned, fake-haired coward is the opposite of a manly man from our generation.

Jun 4, 2024 / Joan Walsh

Looking up at the sign outside the Department of Health and Human Services building, against a sunny sky.

Project 2025 Has Bad Medicine for HHS Project 2025 Has Bad Medicine for HHS

Under Trump, the Department of Health and Human Services would become the “Department of Life” once again—and worse.

Jun 4, 2024 / Feature / Joan Walsh

A Trump-themed flag is flown by supporters across the street from Trump Tower in New York City on May 31, 2024, before former US President and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump holds a press conference following his felony conviction for falsifying business records.

Project 2025’s Guide to Subverting Democracy Project 2025’s Guide to Subverting Democracy

A second Trump administration could weaponize existing government agencies to dismantle democracy itself.

Jun 4, 2024 / Feature / John Nichols

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