What the Right Gets Wrong About Socialism
As Scandinavia shows, it does feature plenty of public ownership—but also a thriving economy.
Bernie Sanders Still Doesn’t Pass the Commander-in-Chief Test
It’s time to stop grading the Democratic front-runner’s foreign policy on a curve.
Trump’s One Step Back on Yemen Won’t Satisfy Critics
The U.S. will end refueling support for the Saudi-led coalition in the war.
New Chief of Clinton’s Transition Team Is a Strong Backer of TPP and Free Trade
Ken Salazar is a long-time free trade supporter, including the Asia trade deal Clinton now opposes.
Protests and Pot Smoking in the City of Brotherly Love
Bernie Sanders supporters and the Pro-Hillary camp struggle to unite outside the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
A Muslim Lawmaker Appeals to Bernie’s Camp to Stop Trump
Rep. Keith Ellison was an early champion of Sanders. But now he’s urging Bernie’s backers to get behind Clinton to defeat what he calls an existential threat: Donald Trump.
Sanders Backers Say DNC Leak Won’t Unravel Party Unity Bid — Protesters Say Otherwise
There’s division about whether the suspected Russian hack that’s forced out the DNC chair will impact the Democrats ultimately coming together behind Clinton.
Noted Hacker Edward Snowden Has Some Thoughts on the DNC Hack
The former CIA employee and government contractor blasts his host, Russia, for DNC hack.
Can Sanders’s Endorsement Heal the Democratic Party’s Civil War Over Foreign Policy?
The Vermont senator used a drawn-out primary to attack Clinton’s judgement on national security and international trade, so party unity may prove elusive.
The Democratic Party’s Israel Crack-Up
The contest between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders has exposed faultlines between Democrats on Israel and Palestine.
How Clinton Can Fall in Love With Free Trade All Over Again
Politics motivated Hillary Clinton’s flip-flop on Obama’s massive Pacific trade deal. Here’s how she can find her way back to supporting it.
Libya Isn’t Hillary’s Fault, Says Libyan
Republicans say Hillary Clinton botched the Libyan intervention, but Libya's ambassador says his country only has its own incompetent governments to blame.
The Possibility of a Sanders/Trump Debate is Melting the Internet
Supporters of Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump are going crazy over the possibility of a debate.
The End of Politics as We Know It
The traditional ideological divides of Left and Right are collapsing. And that raises big questions about the future of liberal democracy.
Under President Sanders, the Planet Will Feel the Burn
While he calls global warming an “unprecedented” threat, Bernie Sanders’s energy proposals could actually raise, not lower, U.S. greenhouse gas emissions.
Pardon Our Election
The campaign headlines of 2016 are distracting world leaders from preparing for what will be the biggest headline of 2017.
Who Would Bibi Vote for?
AIPAC, the Iran deal, Israel’s recent outreach to Russia — which of the presidential candidates is going to corner the vote on Middle East policy and tackle the legacy of the current administration?