World Beat Newsletter
Those China tariffs aren't surprising. What’s bizarre are the people praising Trump's recklessness and reviving his political fortunes.
The film contrasts aloof isolationism with Gates Foundation-style paternalism. It unfairly paints more revolutionary alternatives as narrowly violent.
It's ironic that the most powerful man on earth would protest that he's the subject of a "witch hunt," especially given his enthusiasm for bombing and torturing people.
Trump's "art of the deal" is about to get its most high-profile test yet. The early prognosis is... not good.
The Cold War has been around, in various permutations, for a long time. It'll take patience, organizing, compromises, and some luck to bury it once and for all.
Trump is no churchgoer. But for evangelicals, his hard right line on Israel and machinations against Iran make him an instrument of the endtimes.
It's about propping up "besieged majorities" in multiethnic countries.
The bizarre denialism of some on the left and right about Russiagate doesn't bode well for the future of American politics.
It's now clear that the Russians offered help and members of the Trump campaign accepted. But the real scandal may be money laundering.
Trump the calm globalist is just as dangerous, if not more so, than Trump the raging populist.