2017 was undoubtedly a wild year.
President Donald Trump was inaugurated, which has led to a seemingly never ending string of debates and controversies: the crowd size at his inauguration, the.. Business Insider
By William D. Hartung*
Until recently, few of us woke up worrying about the threat of nuclear war. Such dangers seemed like Cold War relics, associated with outmoded practices like building fallout.. Eurasia Review
This article appears in the Summer 2017 issue of The American Prospect magazine. Subscribe here.
“After all, if every economic issue is framed as a struggle between a hard-working white middle.. The American Prospect
WASHINGTON ― At a town hall last week in Willingboro, New Jersey, angry constituents screamed at Republican Rep. Tom MacArthur for a good five hours over his leading role in passing an Obamacare.. Huffington Post
Perhaps there is no polling on deep yearning, but a fair share of Americans had to have watched the French election that culminated on Sunday with a sense of sadness. Faced with declining popular.. Huffington Post
Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama have revealed the design for the Obama Presidential Center, a three-building campus in Chicago’s Jackson Park that includes his library, a museum,.. Pitchfork
Before I start criticizing anyone, let me start with this: I appreciate any Republican who stands up to criticize this sorry excuse for a president. Two such anti-Trump Republicans are the NYT’s Ross.. Huffington Post
When Donald Trump was running for president, he said companies should "buy American and hire American."
But in manufacturing these days, buying American often means creating jobs for robots, not.. Business Insider
By Walter A. McDougall*
(FPRI) — The subject to be discussed is American Civil Religion, its problematical relationship to Biblical religion, and especially its sometimes-nefarious influence on.. Eurasia Review
"Reality has a way of catching up with you," President Barack Obama counseled the incoming administration in his farewell address, and so it did on January 28 as tens of thousands showed up at dozens.. Huffington Post
The end of Barack Obama's presidency is near, exemplified Tuesday by his farewell address at McCormick Place, but the historical assessment of his legacy is just beginning.
Overall, I think history.. ChicagoTribune
Author's note (1/23/2017). This blog was written and published before Trump's inauguration. Since then, we have seen every reference to climate change disappear from the White House's website and the.. Huffington Post
By John Feffer*
For Obama supporters, the last eight years have been a victory of wise leadership over the forces of darkness in Congress and the world at large. For critics of the outgoing.. Eurasia Review
Delivering his farewell address in Chicago last week, outgoing US President Barack Obama boastfully declared that if he had told the American people “we would open up a new chapter with the Cuban.. S.China Morning Post
Friday was a bittersweet day for America as the 44th president left the Oval Office for the last time. On his way out, reporters asked if he had any departing words for the American people.
“Thank.. Huffington Post