Posts Tagged: Vladimir Putin
Donald Trump has declared war on human rights -- at home and abroad.
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.
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.
Global uprisings against corruption can fuse middle-class concerns over the rule of law to a more radical critique of unequal political systems.
Progressives have to devise a comprehensive alternative that responds to both the challenge of Russia and the failures of liberalism.
If Trump is a Manchurian candidate, on whose behalf is he working?
It's blustery nationalism plus the conventional pieties of the foreign policy establishment.
Donald Trump's interest in Russia boils down to one word: racism.