Fixating on the whims of radical primary voters tells us nothing about what America wants or needs. Continue reading
- November 10, 2015
- October 16, 2015
It’s a sign of dissatisfaction with politics as usual that Americans are pouring money into the campaigns of “outsider” candidates. Continue reading
- September 22, 2015
In this clip from a speech he made over the weekend in New York City, Chomsky breaks down the extremist base of the Republican party after decades of moving further and further to the right. Continue reading
- September 14, 2015
The story of our nation’s long practice of welcoming immigrants and opening a wide door to full rights is an American triumph, all the more so because it has been achieved over constant resistance and with many relapses and setbacks.
- August 26, 2015
Trump is an easy target, and, more importantly, he’s profitable clickbait. But Trump is also political and journalistic junk food: a diversion from a deeper, uncomfortable discussion about what ails both the US and Europe. Continue reading
- September 22, 2014
Bankruptcy was designed so people could start over. But these days, the only ones starting over are big corporations, wealthy moguls and Wall Street.