The Air Force is undergoing its biggest expansion since the end of the Cold War, and the reasons are clear.
Trump’s Only Election Strategy Was Racism
Republicans can only win by racial gerrymandering and voter suppression. And Trump can only win by using fear and racism.
Withdrawing from the INF Treaty Is One of Trump’s Most Dangerous Moves Yet
In a few short years, there could be no treaties left restricting the world’s two largest nuclear arsenals.
The Many Faces of Radicalization
“Radicalization” has long been treated as the sole preserve of Islamists, even as far-right extremists have eclipsed them.
The New Cold War Is a Lot More Dangerous Than the Old
Three superpowers now face off along multiple fronts, even as they dismantle the tools that prevented escalation in the past.
Is Peace at Hand in Afghanistan?
Despite the bloody headlines, a slow-motion alignment of interests could mean peace in Afghanistan — if the Trump administration cooperates.
The Pittsburgh Shooter’s Xenophobia Sounds a Lot Like Trump’s
There is simply no plausible way to ignore the fact that Trump’s language validated the Pittsburgh shooter’s paranoid worldview.
Don’t Sacrifice Border Communities for Political Gain
Trump’s threats to shut down the southern border would hurt the interconnected communities along it.
Want to Save the Climate? Break Up the Big Banks
Despite dire warnings, politically influential big banks continue to lend billions to the fossil fuel industry every year.
What’s Missing from Bernie Sanders’ ‘Progressive International’
To challenge fascists and weak-tea liberals, Sanders has called for a Progressive International… but it’s not very international.