All Articles on American Exceptionalism

President Donald Trump arrives to deliver remarks at the Lima Army Tank Plant in Lima, Ohio on March 20. (Photo: Evan Vucci / AP) Views
America Is Exceptional—in All the Wrong Ways
I’ve seen where all those ideologies inevitably lead: to aggressive war, military occupations and, ultimately, dead children
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Progressives need to join with lots of other political actors in the United States to capitalize on the widespread fear that Donald Trump — or someone very much like him — could win the presidential election in 2020. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
After Trump
Centrist liberalism is dead, and Trump is a disaster. But progressives can use what he’s done to remake America and its place in the world
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A U.S. Air Force MQ-1B Predator unmanned aerial vehicle at an air base near the Persian Gulf in January 2016. (Photo: John Moore/Photographer: John Moore/Getty I) Views
Trump Pledged to End ‘Endless Wars.’ His Executive Order Suggests Just the Opposite
Only with greater pressure can we end our nation’s deadly addiction to a war-based foreign policy
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The School Shooters of the Planet
Linking gun violence at home to America’s wars abroad
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President Donald Trump talks with Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Jared Kushner in Jerusalem, May 22, 2017. (Photo: Kobi Gideon/GPO) Views
The Curious Case of US Domination of Palestine-Israel Peacemaking
United Nations subordination to U.S. “leadership” has greenlighted the “peace-free process” that Washington has pursued continuously since 1993
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For anyone paying attention, its no coincidence that two of the three countries have the highest numbers of refugees are Afghanistan and Syria—countries that have born a large brunt of the US’ War on Terror. (Photo: Getty) Views
Democrats Might Oppose Trump’s National Emergency, But They’re Hardly the Resistance
While Congress and Trump debate the legality of declaring a National Emergency, our violence abroad causing forced migration will continue unabated.
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U.S. Special Representative for Venezuela Elliott Abrams. (Photo: Jose Luis Magana / AP) Views
The U.S.-Venezuela Aid Convoy Story Is Clearly Bogus, but No One Wants to Say It
At best, you are helping provide cover for a campaign designed to starve the Venezuelan people; at worst, you are enabling a military conflict that will drag on for years.
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Ricardo Hausmann is both an economic and academic hitman, one who is willing to sell off his own birth country. (Photo: Youtube Screenshot) Views
Ricardo Hausmann Is Taking Milton Friedman’s Lessons to Venezuela
Will the legacy of putting neoliberal academic theories over the people win again?
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Call this elision what it is: war propaganda. (Photo: Screenshot) Views
US Media Ignore—and Applaud—Economic War on Venezuela
The US government acknowledges that it is knowingly, consciously driving the Venezuelan economy into the ground, but US media make no such acknowledgment, which sends the message that the problems in Venezuela are entirely the fault of the government
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Juan Guaidó speaking in Caracas on January 21, 2018 (Luis Dávila/República Bolivariana de Venezuela). Views
A Military Coup in Venezuela? Not Without the Military’s Support
A military coup d’état in Venezuela doesn’t seem likely so long as the Armed Forces support Maduro. Meanwhile, U.S. action will likely backfire, and serve only to strengthen those in power
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