The Wrong Attorney General at the Wrong Time

November 16, 2021

It is way beyond time to wonder how Donald Trump, most of his close associates and some members of his immediate family are still breathing the heady air of freedom from criminal indictment. America and the world have watched one of the world’s preeminent grifters lie, cheat and steal in plain...

Italy Evicts Steve Bannon’s Gladiators

October 15, 2019

Poor Steve Bannon. He has tried very hard, but the Cosmos seems to have lost patience with his European project. After leaving Donald Trump’s White House, he engaged in a valiant educational effort to impose his unique version of reality on the Western world so that, in turn, the West can...

Bad News All Around for Steve Bannon

August 30, 2019

When Steve Bannon left the Trump administration in 2017 after having established the new dogma of “America First,” few assumed that his new vocation would be to convert Europe to his doctrine. No one expected an opportunist who had dallied with the movie industry and alt-right journalism at...

Break Up Big Tech, Say Steve Bannon and Robert Reich

November 28, 2018

Like canaries in a mine, two iconic figures of the right and the left sing in unison about the dangers of big tech and the importance of breaking them up. Something strange is happening. Steve Bannon, the former chief strategist of President Donald Trump, and Robert Reich, the Berkeley professor...

Donald Trump Declares Himself a “Nationalist”

October 26, 2018

In a speech ahead of the midterm elections, Donald Trump admitted to being a nationalist. What does this mean for America? At a political rally on October 22 for the upcoming midterm elections, US President Donald Trump declared himself a “nationalist.” Trump’s nationalism operates through...

Dear White People: How Trump’s Racism Affects Foreign Policy

June 08, 2018

What ultimately enthroned Donald Trump in the White House is the same thing that eventually dethroned Roseanne Barr from television: racism. In 2012, Roseanne Barr ran for president. The actress/comedian received the nomination of California’s feminist-socialist Peace and Freedom Party. She...

The Catholic Church Takes on Racism

March 29, 2018

Can the new Committee Against Racism help the Catholic Church bridge racial divides in America? The Catholic Church has stepped up its efforts to address the growing racial divide in America. During the annual United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) held in November 2017, the...

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: “Culture,” Cambridge Analytica and Steve Bannon

March 21, 2018

The culture of politics has nothing to do with the politics of culture. In The Observer’s earthquake scoop concerning the scandalous activities of Cambridge Analytica, whistleblower Christopher Wylie mentions Steve Bannon’s belief “in the whole Andrew Breitbart doctrine that politics is...

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: “Numerous” Mistakes in the Trump Book?

January 08, 2018

Are Donald Trump’s days too numerous to be numbered? Michael Wolff’s provocative book, Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House, details the first chaotic and mind-bogglingly inept six months of the Trump administration. In response, White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders has...

Heil the Trump Victory

December 15, 2016

Donald Trump’s victory has provoked a sectarian struggle over American Jewish values. The recent, unexpected election of Donald J. Trump to the US presidency has aroused widespread fear, anxiety and, not infrequently, derision on the part of political observers—both at home and abroad....

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