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The House of Representatives votes Dec. 18 to adopt the articles of impeachment, accusing Donald Trump of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. (Photo: U.S. House of Representatives / Wikimedia Commons) Views
Trump's Impeachment Defense Is Incoherent By Design
While the GOP may indeed preserve Trump’s tenure through their death grip on a slim Senate majority, history books will not be kind to the deceit they have displayed and the fools they have made of themselves.
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Apart from the war declaration clause, which has receded in relevance along with the global decline of formal war declarations, Congress retains its most direct constitutional instrument: money. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
We Need More Than the Relatively Useless War Powers Resolutions
By any measure, the War Powers Act has failed to constrain presidential warmaking. A simpler step would be to stop funding wars.
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There is zero chance Trump will be removed from office in a trial in the Senate. (Photo: Mr. Fish) Views
The Great American Shakedown
The mortal wounds inflicted on our democratic institutions are bipartisan.
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Barkan, located in the occupied West Bank, is an Israeli residential settlement and industrial zone that houses around 120 factories that export around 80 percent of their goods abroad. In the background is the Palestinian village of Qarawat Bani Hassan. (Photo: David Silverman/HRW) Views
Trump’s Recognition of Israeli Settlements Is Rooted in Bipartisan Support
Three previous U.S. administrations all ignored the gross power asymmetry between the Palestinians under occupation and the Israeli occupiers—an imbalance compounded by the fact that as the chief mediator in negotiations, the U.S. is also the primary military, economic, and diplomatic supporter of...
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GUATEMALA COUP, 1954. Colonel Miguel Mendoza, Colonel Carlos Castillo Armas, and Major Julio Gaitan (foreground, left-to-right), three leaders of the rebel invasion force which overthrew the government of President Jacobo Arbenz Guzman of Guatemala in 1954. Photographed 24 June 1954. (Photo: ullstein bild via Getty Images) Views
Coming to Terms With the U.S. Role in Central America
U.S. military intervention has played an important role in the instability, poverty, and violence that drives tens of thousands of people from the Central American countries toward Mexico and the United States.
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There are stockpiles of research finding that incarceration has dramatically increased without yielding large crime-reduction benefits for the country — and has in fact harmed communities and torn apart families. Not only that, but in states where prison rates have fallen, the crime rates have fallen as well. (Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty) Views
The 1994 Crime Bill and Beyond: How Federal Funding Shapes the Criminal Justice System
The 1994 crime bill has a complicated legacy, dominated by funding incentives blamed for driving mass incarceration. A quarter century later, there are numerous proposals to undo the damage.
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Elizabeth Warren speaking at the Heartland Forum in Storm Lake, Iowa on March 31, 2019. Views
The Jack Lew Problem
Jack Lew was the sort of knife-by-spreadsheet wonk that Warren campaigned to confront during her 2012 run for senate in Massachusetts—so why did she vote to confirm him?
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Donald Trump poses for a picture with Jeffrey Epstein in 2000. News
Epstein Documents Released, Revealing Depths of Convicted Pedophile's Alleged Sex Trafficking Operation
"Excellent. Shine that light as bright as possible on all of it."
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi called for Acosta to resign, but also immediately ruled out impeaching him. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images) Views
Democrats Are Failing the Country by Letting Trump Off the Hook
Democrats have essentially been shouting, "Do whatever you want, Mr. Trump! We are terrified of our own shadow and will let you get away with anything!"
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Occasionally, he hit something of substance and, more often, he just lit up the sky for a second and was gone. (Photo: Wally Mcnamee/Getty Images) Views
Ross Perot Was a Big, Loud, Transformational Crank
His 1992 third-party candidacy changed the Democratic Party for the worse—and laid the groundwork for 2016
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