Democratic Socialists Lost, but Their Ideas Have Won
Even though Bernie Sanders didn’t win the U.S. Democratic nomination and Jeremy Corbyn was beaten badly in Britain’s 2019 election, the movements their campaigns created will live on in left-wing politics on both sides of the Atlantic.
Accepting Nomination, Biden Implores Voters to Dump Trump
The 2020 Democratic nominee manages to unify his party. But for how long?
If Iowa Were in Africa, International Observers Would Be Crying Foul
The process and results of the Iowa caucuses would be roundly denounced and challenged in the courts in most developing countries. So why are they allowed to stand in the United States?
Democratic Frontrunners Are Wrong About Aid for Israel
Putting America’s annual $3.8 billion of military assistance to Israel on the chopping block makes for good politics. But it makes no sense for U.S. national security.
Let a Thousand Parties Bloom
The only way to prevent America’s two-party system from succumbing to extremism is to scrap it altogether.
The World This Weekend
World leaders converged at the G-20 summit in Osaka, the Trump administration released its Middle East peace plan, and Democratic presidential contenders took the debate stage.
Democrats Won’t Win by Being Trump Lite on Trade
International trade isn’t the problem—it’s Republican trade policies that have empowered corporations while leaving American workers behind.
Don’t Let Democrats Become the Party of War
In their zeal to oppose any policy associated with Trump, the Democratic Party’s leaders in Congress are starting to sound like warmongers.
Dear Democrats: Don’t Let Trump Kill the Two-State Solution
Here’s how the new Congress should buy time for Israeli-Palestinian peace under the next president.
Two Years of Trump: Views From the Democratic Sideline
Resolutions for the Democratic Party in 2019.
Two Muslim Women Are Headed to Congress. Will They Be Heard?
Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib have won, but the battle for a new brand of feminism in the Democratic Party and within Muslim communities has just begun.
Democrats Will Regret Becoming the Anti-Russia Party
Riling up the public against Moscow is good for Democrats in the short term—and bad for America.
The Seth Rich ‘Scandal’ Shows That Fox News Is Morally Bankrupt
The network I once respected as a necessary antidote to liberal media now peddles craven lies and Russian disinformation.
A New DNC Chair, the Same Old Corbyn, Old News in Russia: The Weekend Behind, the Week Ahead
Catch up on world news from the weekend.
Dear Washington: The Time to Prepare for Zika Has Come and Gone
Act now, or bear the blame for the virus's devastating effects.
The Same Russian Hackers Hit the DNC and the DCCC, Security Firms Say
Russian military intelligence appears to be behind the hack of the Democratic National Committee and the Democrats’ congressional campaign organization, experts say.
Bill Clinton’s Loyalty Test for Muslim Americans
It’s time for the Democrats to rise above the GOP’s divisive anti-Muslim rhetoric. Here’s hoping Hillary won’t repeat her husband’s shameful words.
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.