The murderous destruction of an American landmark on live television on Sept. 11, 2001, set the stage for a new, more dramatic form of psychological warfare.
As America is predictably besieged by pre-election chaos, the consequences for humanity in the weaponization of Donald Trump could not be higher.
As an America under assault by corruption and complicity faces the hijacking of its democracy by a reality-show host, some voices of eloquent protest are notable for their absence.
The ballot question in the 2020 United States presidential election is democracy versus authoritarianism. Of course, Kamala Harris’ birth certificate has become an issue.
As Donald Trump attacks all the narrative inputs of a free and fair election—from the U.S. Postal Service to the longstanding expectation of a peaceful transition of power—history offers some lessons.
As Beijing has reminded us repeatedly lately, Joe McCarthy gave McCarthyism a bad name. Problem solved!
John Lewis embodied a form of resistance that changed history, and a relationship to power that makes today’s so-called ‘strongmen’ look weak.