Israeli Allies Are Propping Up a Brutal Occupier

May 16, 2018

The opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem unleashed Israel's violence, and states like the UK standing idly by are complicit. On May 14, newspapers around the world contrasted the seeming calm of self-asserting peace as the US opened its new embassy along the Armistice Line that divides East...

Everybody Loves Ivanka

January 18, 2018

Any vision of a better America can be realized only if those who excuse Trump start to accuse Trump. I have always been a big fan of Ivanka Trump. It is hard to figure out how Donald Trump, an intellectually challenged and relatively ugly creep, could produce the divine Ivanka. But then you ask,...

The Trump Equation

July 28, 2017

Trump has successfully attacked the media, scholars and scientists by crudely creating a false dichotomy — you cannot believe in them if you believe in me. As a general proposition, I refrain from giving Republicans the benefit of my advice, but Trump is so pathetically ignorant that I feel...

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...

An Empowered Fool is At the Helm

April 24, 2017

Donald Trump’s disinterest in learning and building a substantive base for decision-making is appalling. Virtually all US presidents seem to learn very quickly how to use America’s military might to kill, maim and destroy. It doesn’t seem to matter at all what they promised to the never...