US Corporations: The US’s New Principled Liberals?

By Stephan Richter and Ryan O’Connell
Republicans increasingly force U.S. corporations to act as a kind of extra-parliamentary opposition to protect their brands and consumer appeal.
Republicans increasingly force U.S. corporations to act as a kind of extra-parliamentary opposition to protect their brands and consumer appeal.
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Immigration: Biden’s Biggest Foreign Policy Test

By Jeff Faux
Why only a Marshall Plan for Central America has a shot at dealing with the region — and why it makes political and economic sense.
Why only a Marshall Plan for Central America has a shot at dealing with the region — and why it makes political and economic sense.
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The US Republicans’ Putin-Style “Managed” Democracy

By Stephan Richter and Alexei Bayer
Yet more evidence that US Republicans are close soul mates of Russia’s President when it comes to restraining democracy.
Yet more evidence that US Republicans are close soul mates of Russia’s President when it comes to restraining democracy.
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US: Can Pursuing Happiness, as the Founders Defined It, Bring Us Together?

By Michael Maccoby and Dan Morgan
No government can guarantee our happiness. That depends on our own efforts and luck. But government can make it harder or easier to attain happiness.
No government can guarantee our happiness. That depends on our own efforts and luck. But government can make it harder or easier to attain happiness.
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Mr. Leahy, Why Not Go to the Supreme Court?

By Stephan Richter
The German legal system offers a perfect way out of a great U.S. legal conundrum during Trump’s second impeachment trial.
The German legal system offers a perfect way out of a great U.S. legal conundrum during Trump’s second impeachment trial.
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Rewarding Sacrifice, Valor and Patriotism: Statehood for Puerto Rico

By George R. Tyler
In many ways, the case for Puerto Rican statehood is equally compelling as that for Washington, D.C.
In many ways, the case for Puerto Rican statehood is equally compelling as that for Washington, D.C.
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US Exceptionalism is Dead: Long Live US Uniqueness?

By Brian K. Muzás
After the shameful events of the afternoon of January 6th, 2021, can we reconcile U.S. exceptionalism with the disgraceful invasion of the U.S. Capitol? The short answer is no.
After the shameful events of the afternoon of January 6th, 2021, can we reconcile U.S. exceptionalism with the disgraceful invasion of the U.S. Capitol? The short answer is no.
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How to Deal with US Social Media: Mr. Biden, Revoke Section 230

By Steven Hill
In the aftermath of the attack on the Capitol, incited and planned over platforms like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, many are calling for changes.
In the aftermath of the attack on the Capitol, incited and planned over platforms like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, many are calling for changes.
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Mark Zuckerberg: Lindsey Graham’s Improbable Twin

By Uwe Bott and Stephan Richter
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is spineless and acts irresponsible for commercial reasons, except for brief moments.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is spineless and acts irresponsible for commercial reasons, except for brief moments.
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