Campaigns and Elections

Conservatives Are Gearing Up for a Major Military Expansion Under Trump 2.0

Conservatives Are Gearing Up for a Major Military Expansion Under Trump 2.0 Conservatives Are Gearing Up for a Major Military Expansion Under Trump 2.0

If Project 2025 gets its way, a second Trump term will funnel more money to the Pentagon, dwarfing even the Biden administration’s spending.

Jun 5, 2024 / Feature / William D. Hartung

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 / Featured / Bill McKibben

America(’s) First: GOP Picks the Felon

America(’s) First: GOP Picks the Felon America(’s) First: GOP Picks the Felon

Their conviction that Trump’s their man.

Jun 4, 2024 / OppArt / Peter Kuper

US President Ronald Reagan (C) addresses a Heritage Foundation fete with foundation President Edwin J. Feulner Jr. (L).

The Mandate for Leadership, Then and Now The Mandate for Leadership, Then and Now

The Heritage Foundation’s 1980 manual aimed to roll back the state and unleash the free market. The 2025 vision is more extreme, and even more dangerous.

Jun 4, 2024 / Feature / Kim Phillips-Fein

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

Why Trump’s Second Victory Would Be Worse

Why Trump’s Second Victory Would Be Worse Why Trump’s Second Victory Would Be Worse

There’s now a real, organized effort to transform his resentments and impulses into policy. It’s called Project 2025.

Jun 4, 2024 / Feature / Robert L. Borosage

The logo for the Democratic National Convention is displayed on the scoreboard at the United Center during a media walkthrough on January 18, 2024, in Chicago, Illinois.

It’s Hard to Imagine a Worse Idea Than a Hybrid Democratic Convention It’s Hard to Imagine a Worse Idea Than a Hybrid Democratic Convention

If Democrats try to sideline protesters by opting for a semi-virtual convention, it will be a huge betrayal of the Democratic base.

Jun 4, 2024 / The Big Picture / D.D. Guttenplan

Under a Second Trump Term, the DHS Will Be Even Harsher Than Before

Under a Second Trump Term, the DHS Will Be Even Harsher Than Before Under a Second Trump Term, the DHS Will Be Even Harsher Than Before

Project 2025 lays out a vision of a new immigration enforcement agency that will be more effective than ever in deporting, detaining, and denying entry to immigrants.

Jun 4, 2024 / Feature / Gaby Del Valle

President Joe Biden looks back over his shoulder and smiles while leaving a press conference.

Donald Trump Is a Convicted Felon. Democrats Must Shout It From the Rooftops. Donald Trump Is a Convicted Felon. Democrats Must Shout It From the Rooftops.

Pundits and pearl-clutchers are warning Joe Biden to campaign on his record and leave Trump’s legal troubles alone. That would be political malpractice.

Jun 3, 2024 / Joan Walsh

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