Vox Populi

A Public Sphere for Poetry, Politics, and Nature

Karen J. Greenberg: Donald Trump Is Annihilating Truth Itself

The focus on Donald Trump’s blatant and persistent lying only serves to obfuscate other no less destructive methods of deceiving the public that preceded him into the White House and helped create the conditions that make the president’s lies so destabilizing.

November 26, 2019 · 3 Comments

Karen J. Greenberg: No Fairy Tale

The Trump administration has taken a giant step in trying to abolish the very idea of human rights as a part of the country’s identity.

July 28, 2019 · Leave a comment

Karen J. Greenberg: A Children’s Gitmo on the Border

Heartless America’s Latest Nightmare By the time Donald J. Trump threw in the towel, who among us hadn’t seen or heard the chilling videos in which U.S. border officials shamelessly … Continue reading

June 28, 2018 · 2 Comments

Karen J. Greenberg: Dismantling Democracy, One Word at a Time

Down the Memory Hole Consider us officially in an Orwellian world, though we only half realize it. While we were barely looking, significant parts of an American language long familiar … Continue reading

May 22, 2018 · Leave a comment

Karen J. Greenberg: Liberty Is Security

The Lesson Not Drawn From Post-9/11 Government Overreach One vivid image of the historical relationship between government power and individual liberties in America has long been the swing of the … Continue reading

October 3, 2016 · 1 Comment

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