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The Slippery Slope of Trump’s Dangerous ‘Whataboutism’

The president’s moral relativity is an attack on our shared values, an invitation to dictators, and license to commit awful deeds.

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Democracy Devoured

“American ideals are in tatters, with the rich living in policed penthouses and the poor against a backdrop of drought, disease, and poisoned water. Donald ...

The Cable

The Presidential Transition Is Going Smoothly. In Ghana.

How Ghana silenced the haters and losers by holding free, fair elections and transitioning power peacefully.

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Donald Trump: Making the World Safe for Dictators

For 100 years, the United States has championed democracies around the world. Trump is about to undo this pillar of American security and decency.

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The Best Things of 2016

Leonardo DiCaprio finally won an Oscar. Beyonce’s ‘Lemonade’ was released. But what else happened this past year that calls for celebrating?

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Democracy Is Dying as Technocrats Watch

Assaults on democracy are working because our current political elites have no idea how to defend it.

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