Erin McCarley: An Open Letter to the DNC From an American Centrist
I respectfully encourage the DNC to abandon its corporate allegiance, re-configure its membership and shift into alignment with the will of the people.
Robert Kuttner: Note to Democrats — stop chasing centrist suburban voters
If Democrats have to choose between winning over moderate Republicans in the suburbs or winning back working class defectors in the midwestern heartland, there is more pay dirt in the latter.
Steven Rosenfeld: Leading Civil Rights Lawyer Shows 20 Ways Trump Is Copying Hitler’s Early Rhetoric and Policies
We’re used to thinking of Hitler’s Third Reich as the incomparably evil tyranny that it undoubtedly was. But Hitler didn’t take power by force. He used a set of rhetorical tropes codified in Trump’s bedside reading that persuaded enough Germans to welcome Hitler as a populist leader.
Ahmed Al-Rawi, Yasmin Jiwani: Russian Twitter trolls stoke anti-immigrant lies ahead of Canadian election
The same Russian online troll farm that meddled in the American presidential election has also taken swipes at Canadian targets.
Daniel S. Goldman: Robert Mueller Is on the Ballot This Year, Too
The midterms are about control of Congress — it will determine the future of the special counsel’s investigation, especially who will run it after Sessions and Rosenstein. With the election … Continue reading →
Tom Engelhardt: Turning 74 in a Failing World
Three Failing Experiments? Mine, America’s, and Humanity’s. There was a period in my later life when I used to say that, from the age of 20 to my late sixties, I … Continue reading →
Lawrence Norden: Mueller’s Latest Indictment Suggests Russia’s Infiltration of U.S. Election Systems Could Get Worse
With the 2018 midterms looming, we need to prepare for an even more damaging attack. . . Much of the analysis following special counsel Robert Mueller’s Friday indictment of 12 Russian … Continue reading →
Max Bergmann, James Lamond & Talia Dessel: 10 Ways Trump has Supported Putin’s Foreign Policy Agenda
OVERVIEW The general details of the Russian government’s support for US President Donald Trump in the 2016 election are clear. Russia conducted a massive disinformation campaign targeting American voters; hacked Trump’s … Continue reading →
Video: How Russia Hacked America — And Why It Will Happen Again
. During the 2016 presidential campaign, Russian hackers attacked the U.S. on two fronts: the psychological and the technical. Hackers used classic propaganda techniques to influence American voters, bought thousands … Continue reading →
Nomi Prins: The White House as Donald Trump’s New Casino
Yes, He Is Running America Like One of His Businesses. During the 2016 election campaign, Donald Trump repeatedly emphasized that our country was run terribly and needed a businessman at … Continue reading →
Kaili Joy Gray: Russia is poised to steal 2018 election — and Trump is rewarding their attack
Donald Trump asked Russians to hack our election, and they did — in 39 states. When Donald Trump asked Russia to hack our presidential election, Russia was listening. A new and devastating … Continue reading →