U.S. Republicans: Flirting With Fascism

By Ryan O’Connell
Like their German counterparts in the 1930s, Donald Trump’s Republican enablers in the U.S. Congress have lots of intelligence but no principles.
Like their German counterparts in the 1930s, Donald Trump’s Republican enablers in the U.S. Congress have lots of intelligence but no principles.
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Making the United States ‘democratic’ again

By Stephan Richter and Steven Hill
How the U.S. Senate’s filibuster rule must be modified to restore majority rule and give the U.S. a prayer to be a modern, dynamic country.
How the U.S. Senate’s filibuster rule must be modified to restore majority rule and give the U.S. a prayer to be a modern, dynamic country.
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Biden: Appeasing Putin?

By Alexei Bayer and Stephan Richter
Putin’s little PR bluster games shows how much Russia has declined in the global league tables of geopolitical relevance. Why Joe Biden won’t take Putin’s bait.
Putin’s little PR bluster games shows how much Russia has declined in the global league tables of geopolitical relevance. Why Joe Biden won’t take Putin’s bait.
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Bernie Madoff and the Fed: American Pyramid Builders

By Alexei Bayer
The U.S. Federal Reserve has been building a pyramid that is similar to Madoff’s — but on a massive, global scale.
The U.S. Federal Reserve has been building a pyramid that is similar to Madoff’s — but on a massive, global scale.
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Blaming Diseases Like COVID on Unwanted People Is an Old Practice

By Terri Langston
How the U.S. handles the U.S.-Mexican border will say much about its character as a nation.
How the U.S. handles the U.S.-Mexican border will say much about its character as a nation.
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Blaming Diseases Like COVID on Unwanted People Is an Old Practice.

By Terri Langston
How the U.S. handles the U.S.-Mexican border will say much about its character as a nation.
How the U.S. handles the U.S.-Mexican border will say much about its character as a nation.
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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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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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Jeffrey Sachs: Xi Propagandist?

By Stephan Richter and J.D. Bindenagel
One does not need to be a hardliner on China, just a global realist, to see that there is a vast gap between Xi’s rhetoric and reality.
One does not need to be a hardliner on China, just a global realist, to see that there is a vast gap between Xi’s rhetoric and reality.
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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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