Category Archives: government

Can the Republic Strike Back?

By Andrew Sullivan in New York Magazine’s Intelligencer Whatever else it will be, Tuesday will be a relief. We will finally find out where we are in the surreal dystopia of the last two years. We will see, in a … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Democracy, Donald Trump, Ego, Elections, government, leadership, Politics, Supreme Court, United States, White House

The Beginning Of The End Of The Dollar

By Rick Mills – Donald Trump will go down in history for many things, including a justice department investigation into US-Russian collusion in the 2016 election, a guilty verdict for his former campaign chair, Paul Manafort, and a guilty plea … Continue reading

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5 Things I Learned as a U.S. Senate Page This Summer

By Grace Keenan, senior at George Mason High School, Falls Church, Va., in the Falls Church News-Press One of the cardinal rules for Senate pages is never talk to senators unless spoken to. Never. But Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., stepped … Continue reading

Posted in Education, government, Politics

Is Trump’s Legitimacy At Risk?

By Julia Azari of Marquette University for FiveThirtyEight Has the guilt of Trump’s aides affected his ability to govern? Max Boot, a writer for the Washington Post, addressed this question in a recent article: “Trump is now an illegitimate president … Continue reading

Posted in Democracy, Donald Trump, government, Paul Manafort, Washington Post

The Policymakers Saved the Financial System. And America Never Forgave Them.

By Neil Irwin in the New York Times Crisis and Consequences: A decade ago this week, Wall Street imploded. It’s hard to overstate how deeply Americans despised their government’s response to the global financial crisis. It has helped shape the … Continue reading

Posted in Finance, government, Money, New York Times, Thought-Provoking Analysis