Monthly Archives: June 2018

The Other Russia Collusion Scandal Is Breaking Wide Open

By Jonathan Chait of New York Magazine In 2016, Vladimir Putin reaped two of his greatest foreign policy triumphs in quick succession. The United Kingdom voted narrowly to exit the European Union, advancing a longstanding Russian goal of splitting Western … Continue reading

Posted in Brexit, Controversial, Donald Trump, Elections, New York Times, Russia, United Kingdom, United States

The Death of a Once Great City: The fall of New York and the urban crisis of affluence

By Kevin Baker in Harper’s Magazine As New York enters the third decade of the twenty-first century, it is in imminent danger of becoming something it has never been before: unremarkable. It is approaching a state where it is no … Continue reading

Posted in New York City, United States

Trump aides urged to get a gun

By Paul Bedard of the Washington Examiner Facing a new wave of potentially dangerous threats, called for by a top Democratic lawmaker, legal and gun experts are calling on top Trump aides to get their concealed carry permit and back … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Guns and gun control, White House

The Measure of a Fog: Politics

VIDEO By Ian Cheney in UnDark Climate change represents an unprecedented physical and technological challenge, but perhaps the biggest hurdle yet to be overcome is political. Learn more…

Posted in Climate, Geopolitical, Global warming, Politics, Science

After Crowley’s Defeat, Which Democrats Could Go Down Next?

By Simone Pathé of Roll Call After the shocking primary defeat Tuesday night of the first Democratic incumbent of the cycle, attention immediately shifted to Massachusetts Rep. Michael E. Capuano. The 10-term Democrat has been facing a primary challenge from … Continue reading

Posted in Candidates, Democrats, Elections, House of Representatives, Political parties, Politics, polls, Roll Call, Thought-Provoking Analysis, Women