Trump’s Trade War Is About Trump, Not China

April 13, 2018

Those China tariffs aren't surprising. What’s bizarre are the people praising Trump's recklessness and reviving his political fortunes. By slapping tariffs on Chinese imports, Donald Trump has once again proven to be the Disrupter-in-Chief. This week alone, he’s brought John Bolton in as...

Will Recent Congressional Actions Have Any Impact on US Foreign Policy?

August 17, 2017

US Congress isn’t “stepping up” on foreign policy so much as sticking to a decades-old policy status quo. President Donald Trump just signed into law a bill reinforcing sanctions on Russia. And, for a brief time, Congress seemed ready to revisit the Authorization for Use of Military Force...

A Dose of Moral Bankruptcy

July 11, 2017

In America, the message of cutting taxes for the wealthy to further erode government services to the poor and middle class has worked so well for the privileged so many times.  Republicans in the United States Congress are still mired in the morass of a major piece of tax legislation cleverly...