Russiagate Alone Isn’t Going to Put Progressives Back in Power

June 29, 2017

Progressives have to devise a comprehensive alternative that responds to both the challenge of Russia and the failures of liberalism. Donald Trump’s approval ratings remain dismal, yet the Democrats are zero for four in congressional elections in 2017. Not only do a majority of Americans...

Opioid Crisis in America: The Politics of Pain

May 24, 2017

From the latest headlines, it seems that all of sudden America faces an opioid crisis. “There’s a guy in the bathroom who overdosed,” said a volunteer at a seasonal shelter in Amherst, Massachusetts, where homeless people come for a hot meal, a shower and a place to sleep. The town is...

Jared Kushner’s Rise to Power Mirrors Donald Trump’s

May 03, 2017

President Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, is now also his right-hand man. Like Donald Trump, Jared Kushner was born not quite into the Manhattan elite, but was likewise given an early opportunity to run his family’s property business. Kushner aggressively expanded its operations: In the...

Under Attack, Women Find Strength in Each Other

February 02, 2017

In an era of Donald Trump and Betsy DeVos, young women are standing up for each other. The president of the United States of America is a sexual predator. During his campaign, a now-infamous tape leaked of Donald Trump boasting about assaulting women. He subsequently dismissed the comments as...

The World This Week: Trump’s Executive Orders

January 29, 2017

Trump seeks to keep out dangerous immigrants, rejuvenate the energy industry and bring back manufacturing while waging war on the media and extolling torture. As president of the United States, Donald Trump has got off the blocks more explosively than Usain Bolt. Proclamations, memoranda and...