Like their German counterparts in the 1930s, Donald Trump’s Republican enablers in the U.S. Congress have lots of intelligence but no principles.
Making the United States “democratic” Again
How the U.S. Senate’s filibuster rule must be modified to restore majority rule and give the U.S. a prayer to be a modern, dynamic country.
The U.S. Supreme Court: Now a Roman Catholic Institution?
Conservative Supreme Court Justices are making unaccountable and undemocratic decisions, much like the Vatican Congregation of the Doctrine of the Faith.
Biden: Appeasing Putin?
Putin’s little PR bluster games shows how much Russia has declined in the global league tables of geopolitical relevance. Why Joe Biden won’t take Putin’s bait.
Bernie Madoff and the Fed: American Pyramid Builders
The U.S. Federal Reserve has been building a pyramid that is similar to Madoff’s — but on a massive, global scale.
US Corporations: The US’s New Principled Liberals?
Republicans increasingly force U.S. corporations to act as a kind of extra-parliamentary opposition to protect their brands and consumer appeal.
Immigration: Biden’s Biggest Foreign Policy Test
Why only a Marshall Plan for Central America has a shot at dealing with the region — and why it makes political and economic sense.
The US Republicans’ Putin-Style “Managed” Democracy
Yet more evidence that US Republicans are close soul mates of Russia’s President when it comes to restraining democracy.
US: Can Pursuing Happiness, as the Founders Defined It, Bring Us Together?
No government can guarantee our happiness. That depends on our own efforts and luck. But government can make it harder or easier to attain happiness.
Mr. Leahy, Why Not Go to the Supreme Court?
The German legal system offers a perfect way out of a great U.S. legal conundrum during Trump’s second impeachment trial.