I’ve spent my entire career on peacebuilding after conflict. Here’s how we avoid becoming a failed state.
The Right Normalizes Fascism. The Best Response: Normalize It Back
Fascism is not just about violence. It’s also about politics.
The Future of U.S. Democracy Promotion
Because of the events of the last weeks, months and years, should “democracy promotion” be permanently removed from the U.S. foreign policy lexicon?
Review: The Fascism This Time
What does progressive patriotism look like?
The Fall of Trump
Donald Trump has always been about me, me, me. Now he has no one left to blame.
Open Letter to the Biden Administration on the Need for a Pandemic Pivot
It’s urgent not to return to the previous status quo. It’s time for creative thinking and bold action.
Trump’s Parting Outrage Against Cuba
Trump is rewarding his right-wing Cuban backers by making it harder for Biden to reopen relations.
The “Are You Serious?” Awards: Looking Back on 2020
A short review of some of the lesser known absurdities of 2020.
America and the Mob
The far right has come out in support of Trump. After the failed coup attempt of January 6, what’s next?
America Has Entered the Weimar Era
The violent storming of the Capitol by pro-Trump extremists underlines the face of crises to come.