Donald Trump

liberate michael cohen

Liberate…Michael Cohen?

April 17, 2020 4:52 pm

He’s siding with the rebels who are painting the economic shutdown as a plot not just against America but preeminently Trump himself

5g national security council

I tried to warn the National Security Council about China — and was fired for it

April 17, 2020 2:17 pm

Corporations are exposing our 5G security to the Chinese Communist party

recovery

Trump walks the recovery tightrope

April 16, 2020 6:21 pm

Good cop, bad cop...then back to work?

voter suppression

It’s voter suppression time, again — this time it’s pandemic!

April 16, 2020 11:54 am

As the election gets closer, prepare to hear the ‘he cheated last time...’ argument trotted out again

breakdown lockdown

EDITORIAL: After the lockdown, the breakdown

April 16, 2020 10:57 am

The Trump administration’s $1,200 subvention to citizens is a drop in the swelling ocean of debt

homeland security

What a leaked Homeland Security report tells us about coronavirus

April 16, 2020 8:29 am

Could COVID be more prevalent — but less deadly — than we initially thought?

corona wars

Who will win the corona wars?

April 15, 2020 11:52 pm

History shows plagues are bad for big empires with weak frontiers: ask the Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius

unemployment

What about flattening the unemployment curve?

April 15, 2020 11:08 am

Rampant unemployment at a level not seen since the Great Depression could spur other health issues, including alcoholism and depression

sovereignty

Sovereignty rules

April 14, 2020 11:55 am

The viruses-don’t-respect-borders slogan is dead wrong

saudi arabia oil

Saudi Arabia may have won an oil truce — but a greater conflict now looms

April 14, 2020 9:54 am

Despite all the hype, oil prices rose only a few dollars on Monday, and even that rally has quickly fizzled out

press

Trump should shut down his press conferences, now

April 14, 2020 7:19 am

America needs ‘transparency’ from its government. It doesn’t need the daily Punch-and-Judy shows

fauci

Has Fauci become the James Comey of the scientific community?

April 13, 2020 7:15 pm

Trump has sent a warning shot in the doctor’s direction

elite wisdom

The thin facade of authority

April 13, 2020 5:45 pm

Humility is key to learning, but it is found more easily from a wealth of diverse existential experiences on the margins

country

The case for reopening the country now

April 9, 2020 4:57 pm

Public health experts are well and good in their place. Their place is not running the country

deep state

Trump’s safari into the wilderness of the deep state

April 8, 2020 1:26 pm

He has been thirsting for revenge for months against the government officials who busted him for his attempt to muscle over Kiev for electoral benefit

US President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping

Why is Trump being nice to China again?

April 6, 2020 7:13 pm

A trade deal hangs in the balance

trump corona

What happens if Trump gets the coronavirus?

April 6, 2020 12:16 pm

The Republican machine could quickly reassert itself

corona trump

The problem is a lot bigger than Trump

April 6, 2020 8:20 am

Accountability for the public health crisis we face goes far beyond the 45th president

joe biden

How delaying the DNC helps Biden

April 2, 2020 6:01 pm

The original mid-July date simply allowed too much time to elapse between the Democratic and Republican conventions

world

How will the world be changed by the war against coronavirus?

April 2, 2020 1:06 pm

Will March 2020 be remembered like the Great Crash of 1929 or the end of World War Two in 1945?

trump disinfectant

Biden lets Trump write his own political epitaph

April 1, 2020 11:58 am

He can’t win the presidency as much as Trump can lose it

g7 leaders

Frightened people love their leaders

March 31, 2020 11:09 am

Leader approval ratings are ticking up — similar to those terrifying COVID charts

trump television

The next American revolution will be televised

March 30, 2020 11:46 am

Is COVID-19 the series finale of Trump’s dramatic presidency?

media coronavirus coverage

Why was early coronavirus coverage so lazy? The media’s insatiable thirst for political correctness

March 28, 2020 4:08 pm

They can’t see anything beyond a reflexive need to oppose Donald Trump

welfare

Surge in welfare claims shows COVID-19’s devastating impact

March 26, 2020 1:36 pm

The COVID crash has led to 3,283,000 claims — quadruple the previous record-high of around 700,000 in 1982