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Just When I Thought Endless War Couldn't Get Any Worse…

A veteran in a world of never-ending wars and improvised explosive devices.

Danny Sjursen ·

Will Joe Biden Be a Rerun of 2016 Tragedy?

As a throwback to the Clintonite 1990s, Biden says he feels the pain of victims but won’t name many villains. That approach no longer works—and actually plays into the hands of demagogues like Trump.

Jeff Cohen ·

The Squad Was Right About Trump Impeachment

"At this point, the bigger national scandal isn’t the president’s lawbreaking behavior—it is the Democratic Party’s refusal to impeach him for it."

Juan Cole ·

Five Hundred Days of Injustice: On the Imprisonment of Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva

For normalcy to return to Brazil and for hope to be recovered, Lula's freedom—along with annulment of the faulty process by which he was condemned—is essential.

Celso Amorim ·

Dialogue in Venezuela Another Missed Opportunity for Democrats

Instead of aiding and abetting Trump's disastrous policy, the Democrats need to challenge it, and the most obvious candidate to do so is Bernie Sanders.

Leonardo Flores ·

Why Are House Democrats Afraid to Wield Their Subpoena Power?

Make no mistake: Democratic cowardice toward oversight has real, "kitchen-table" consequences for voters.

Jeff Hauser ·

What Is Energy Denial?

Our guiding principle needs to be that the only form of truly clean energy is less energy.

Don Fitz ·

A Real Extinction Rebellion Means the End of Colonialism, Imperialism, and Capitalism

"Our goal is to get 3.5 percent of the population mobilized. It's time to stop thinking about our target audience as middle class white people. Those who are already fighting are the most likely to join us in mass."

Jessica Garraway ·

The US Just Killed 30 Innocent People in Afghanistan. Let's Pretend It Was London.

What if the victims of last week's U.S. drone strike had lived somewhere other than Afghanistan?

Christian Christensen ·

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