Taking Democratic Socialism Seriously

From the utopian to the left edge of the possible


Imagine Warren Against Trump

Her demolition of Bloomberg in the Nevada debates was just a warm-up.


About That Culinary Worker’s Health Plan

It’s one of the best. Which means Medicare for All advocates have a genuine policy challenge, not just a political one.


Fearful (and False) Symmetry

A Sanders-Trump election would not be a face-off between left and right, but between democracy and incipient fascism.


Was Impeachment A Mistake?

Republican devotion to the Great Dictator held. Now Trump is gloating. Was impeachment always a fool’s errand?


Was Putin Inevitable?

How policy blunders under Bill Clinton and George W. Bush helped bring about a post-communist Russia hostile to democracy, free markets, and the West


A Bolton-Biden Witness Deal?

It could be bad for Trump, and even worse for Biden.


Pocketbook Issues Are Still The Path to Victory

backing off the ‘identity’ issues will achieve nothing but mush.


The Dance of Impeachment 

How the impeachment trial might play out among Republicans and Democrats in the Senate


How About Some NAFTA Rights for U.S. Workers?

The Trump administration’s efforts on behalf of Mexican labor belie an aggressive anti-worker project at home.