US Politics

wokeness puritanism

Puritanism is back…and welcome to it

October 9, 2019 1:18 pm

Martyrdom has become ‘inclusive’

hillary clinton

Hillary beat Trump once, she can do it again

October 9, 2019 11:31 am

Imagine waking up each day, knowing that a strong empowered woman was in the White House

facebook ads

Facebook’s fake news problem is about more than just ads

October 8, 2019 5:43 pm

Chris Hughes’s attack on his co-founder won’t stop the spread of misinformation

conservatism

Everyone agrees on the future of conservatism

October 8, 2019 5:03 pm

At least according to the AEI panel Cockburn attended

china 2020

Will China meddle in the 2020 election?

October 8, 2019 4:29 pm

It isn’t going to be Vladimir Putin who swings the 2020 election. It might be Xi Jinping

ubi

Would UBI actually work in America?

October 8, 2019 12:25 pm

There is an ill-defined and naive hope that UBI will solve whatever particular political bogeyman is brought to the party

syria kurds

Is Trump’s Turkey distraction a miscalculation?

October 7, 2019 4:19 pm

The president has riled up the very senators he may need to save him

kurds

The US will pay for abandoning the Kurds

October 7, 2019 3:57 pm

Trump’s credibility gap

anger

The gilded rage: why is America so angry?

October 7, 2019 12:10 pm

Most Americans now believe it is ‘healthier’ to unleash their negative feelings than to bottle them up

space force

Space is the place – for war

October 6, 2019 3:11 pm

Foreign hackers have broken codes that are integral to the effectiveness of satellites

romney bush

Romney Republicanism could never win

October 5, 2019 3:56 pm

There is no market on the right or the identity-politics left for what anti-populist Republicans are advertising

kiev ukraine aid

Wait, what aid are we actually sending to Ukraine?

October 4, 2019 3:42 pm

‘Aid’ is a strangely euphemistic term to describe high-powered anti-tank missiles, grenade launchers, and sniper rifles

donald trump whistleblowers

Whistleblowers give Trump a taxing time

October 3, 2019 6:33 pm

The issue of his taxes could also prove even more potent than Ukrainegate

impeachment

Impeachment is regime suicide

October 1, 2019 10:57 am

The ruling class still believes in a consensus that doesn’t exist. Their legitimacy is vanishing

presidency

Donald Trump’s blunderful presidency

September 30, 2019 4:49 pm

If there’s a rake in the Rose Garden, Trump will step on it

The age of LOLitics

September 30, 2019 8:54 am

Social media is turning democracy into a joke

joey salads

Don’t write off Joey Salads

September 29, 2019 3:41 pm

The YouTuber’s outside chance at New York’s 11th district

de niro

When did Robert de Niro become such a douchebag?

September 29, 2019 2:23 pm

His display on CNN was tragic

mencius moldbug

Is this Mencius Moldbug’s moment?

September 28, 2019 11:13 am

The neoreactionary blogger has resurfaced with a new essay

hillary clinton

Hillary Clinton 2020?

September 28, 2019 10:39 am

A 2016 election 2.0 would be a dream come true for Trump

impeachment

Brace yourselves for the impeachment frenzy

September 27, 2019 5:09 pm

This ‘political process’ brings with it huge political risks

central

Trump is our first Central Asian president 

September 26, 2019 4:42 pm

I know Zelensky, and the transcript shows he’s a skilled comedian 

rudy

Is Rudy Giuliani’s star falling?

September 26, 2019 2:58 pm

Trump will dispense with Giuliani’s services in a heartbeat if he determines that he can transform him into the new Michael Cohen

saudi arabia

The alliance between America and Saudi Arabia is over

September 26, 2019 9:31 am

We are witnessing the beginning of a new geopolitics in the Middle East

dems pickwick

The Dems take a swig from The Pickwick Papers

September 25, 2019 3:28 pm

Compare the anodyne narrative of the transcript to the mad impeachment hysteria that has addled the brains of the anti-Trump sorority in the Democratic party