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Tips for Trump
There is no other way of guarding oneself against flattery than by letting men understand that they will not offend you by speaking the truth. . . . — Niccolo Machiavelli, The Prince Herewith a few suggestions for Donald Trump that may be of help to him when he becomes president. That he needs them...
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The American Fascist
I’ve been reluctant to use the “f” word to describe Donald Trump because it’s especially harsh, and it’s too often used carelessly. But Trump has finally reached a point where parallels between his presidential campaign and the fascists of the first half of the 20 th century – lurid figures such as...
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Donald Trump and Germany in the 1930s: Reflections After a Visit to Nuremberg
Nuremberg, a historic medieval city, was widely known in the 1930s as the most pro-Nazi city in Germany. Last December it was also the origin of a wonderful seven day cruise on the Danube River for my wife and me. Conscious of its historical significance, we had come early to see the city,...
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The Christmas Day that Peace Broke Out
As once again politicians seek to unleash the dogs of war, a one-man play recalls the brief holiday truce that marked the first year of World War I.
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Beyond Trump: The Politics of Courage
If Donald Trump can thrive politically by throwing meat to the American id, what else is possible? How about the opposite? Trump’s most recent attempt to reclaim poll supremacy — his call for “a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States until our representatives can figure...
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A Moral Challenge for Pope Francis
In modern times, the Catholic Church has made excuses for unjustifiable wars even as it has made abortion a cardinal sin, a hypocrisy that will be tested as Pope Francis visits the United States, a country immersed in all the immorality that comes from warfare.
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Why Republicans Oppose the Iran Agreement: Follow the Money
By any sensible measure, our country's highest foreign policy priority is halting the spread of nuclear weapons. Given our size and military might, we Americans are safe from outside invasion for as far into the future as anyone can possible see. But we are clearly vulnerable to terrorist attacks...
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America Is Still Singing Woody Guthrie's Songs
Woody Guthrie, America's most revered troubadour for social justice, would be 103 years old if he were alive today. He was born on July 14, 1912. Although he died in 1967 at 55, his songs have endured. They are still sung around the world. In fact, his popularity has grown in recent decades as we...
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The Hoax of Climate Denial: Why “Politically Motivated” Science Is Good Science
What government scientists do matters. And why they do it matters, too.
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US House Admits Nazi Role in Ukraine
Last February, when ethnic Russian rebels were closing in on the Ukrainian port of Mariupol, the New York Times rhapsodically described the heroes defending the city and indeed Western civilization – the courageous Azov battalion facing down barbarians at the gate. What the Times didn’t tell its...
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