Category Archives: Democracy

The Swamp That Trump Built

 Nicholas Confessore, Karen Yourish, Steve Eder, Ben Protess, Maggie Haberman, Grace Ashford, Michael LaForgia, Kenneth P. Vogel, Michael Rothfeld and Larry Buchanan in the New York Times – A businessman-president transplanted favor-seeking in Washington to his family’s hotels and resorts — and earned millions as a gatekeeper to his own … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Controversial, Democracy, Donald Trump, Fundraising, government, New York Times

Trump Sent a Warning. Let’s Take It Seriously.

Our democracy is in terrible danger — more than since the Civil War, more than after Pearl Harbor, more than during the Cuban missile crisis. Thomas Friedman of the New York Times – President Trump has made it unmistakably clear … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Controversial, Democracy, Donald Trump, Future, government, Impeachment, Joe Biden, Media, Narcissism, New York Times

2020 Election Live Updates: The Future of the Trump-Biden Debates

The New York Times – President Trump renewed worries about voter intimidation, as Republicans prepare for a poll-watching effort that has alarmed voting rights groups. Facebook is banning ads that undermine the election. A day after refusing to condemn white … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Democracy, Democrats, Donald Trump, Joe Biden, Narcissism, Republicans

Is Trump a Turning Point in World Politics?

Joseph S. Nye, Jr. in Project Syndicate – Will Donald Trump’s presidency mark a major turning point in world history, or is it a minor historical accident? Trump’s electoral appeal may turn on domestic politics, but his effect on world … Continue reading

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Is America a Myth?

Robin Wright of the New Yorker – The United States feels like it is unravelling. It’s not just because of a toxic election season, a national crisis over race, unemployment and hunger in the land of opportunity, or a pandemic that’s killing tens of … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Democracy, Politics, The New Yorker, United States