Tag: Politics

Trumpcare Takes From the Poor to Give to the Rich

Twenty two million Americans will lose insurance if the Senate’s draconian Trumpcare bill becomes law, according to an estimate released Monday by the Congressional Budget Office. Fifteen million Americans would lose coverage in the first…

The Case for Paying Less Attention to Donald Trump

Donald Trump’s presidency has been a disaster, but he has succeeded beyond his wildest expectations in one key way: getting attention – attention that fills the void where the rest of us have a soul….

How Politicians Must Fight Climate Change in the Trump Era

Perhaps no president in recent times has unified the country, and the globe, as effectively as Donald Trump. In the hours following his rejection of the Paris climate accord, pretty much everyone who didn’t actually…

Are We in a Syrian Missile Crisis?

On Sunday, a U.S. F/A-18E “Super Hornet” fighter aircraft shot down a Syrian SU-22, a Russian-made fighter-bomber. On Monday, Russia issued an unprecedented warning to the United States: “Any aircraft, including planes and drones belonging…