The Leader Our Foreign Policy Deserves

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by John Feffer It’s often said that, in democracies, we get the leaders that we deserve. In the current slugfest masquerading as a presidential race, it looks as though we’re getting the leader that our foreign policy deserves. The results… Continue Reading  

Obama Rejects GOP’s Islamophobic Statements

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by Eli Clifton It didn’t take long for Republican presidential candidates to stake out strikingly anti-Muslim immigration positions following the terrorist attacks in Paris that left at least 129 people dead and over 300 injured. French flags were flown and… Continue Reading  

Rubio, Like Carson, Has the Answer to Human Rights Abuses: More Guns

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by Eli Clifton and Ali Gharib Ben Carson isn’t the only Republican presidential candidate with a history of making bizarrely ahistorical comments—”historical revisionism” isn’t nearly a strong enough term—to bolster the cause of gun nuts in America. Last week, the… Continue Reading