What’s at Stake in the US Midterm Elections?

October 30, 2018

Decency and decorum in American politics will still be a distant dream, even if Democrats win the midterm elections on November 6.  The US midterm elections are just a week away as a deeply divided nation anxiously watches whether the Republicans will maintain their majority in Congress, or if...

Trump’s Deal with the Democrats is Jeopardizing Paul Ryan’s Job

September 11, 2017

House Speaker Paul Ryan is inching closer toward the same fate as his predecessor for failing to preempt the president’s deal with the Democrats. On September 6, Donald Trump announced his endorsement for Democratic leaders Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi's proposal to provide more federal aid...

Dividing the Right and Conquering Trump

February 03, 2017

Trump's extremely effective at dividing and conquering his opponents. What would it take for progressives to divide his supporters? The resistance to Donald Trump’s presidency has been strong, sustained and multi-dimensional. The Women’s March after the inauguration deluged DC in a sea of...