Issues / Democracy & Governance
The wars America is already fighting are going to cost trillions. The cost of the ones to come is almost incomprehensible.
Europeans want to upend politics as usual and the far right is still rising. If the left doesn’t come up with an unusual politics of its own, it will be upended as well.
Trump wants to "renegotiate" trade deals like NAFTA. But there's no evidence he wants to fix their corrosive impact on labor protections or environmental standards.
Opposition violence and the government’s increasing authoritarianism are both to blame.
Are Trump's stumbles a brilliant ploy to "deconstruct the state," a political performance, or actual incompetence?
From Hawaii to Okinawa, Pacific islands seem relegated to serve as neverland vacation getaways — as well as outposts for our military empire.
No one expected Trump to be a peace president, but he seems bent on taking us to the verge of World War III.
Trump's wars are now all over the map. The peace movement can fight back by joining already thriving intersectional campaigns.
It's blustery nationalism plus the conventional pieties of the foreign policy establishment.
The Trump administration may be preparing to bring back torture, extraordinary rendition, and indefinite detention — with Neil Gorsuch's help.