Trump’s Undeclared State of Emergency

by John Feffer Trump’s public appeal to China last week to help with uncovering dirt on the Biden family was both a brazen flouting of the law and (it pains me to say) an astute political tactic. “China should start… Continue Reading  

The New Age of Protest

by John Feffer Led by young people, climate strikers blocked traffic on two mornings at the end of last month in Washington, DC. On the first day, protestors chained themselves to a boat three blocks from the White House, and… Continue Reading  

For Trump, Regime Change Begins at Home

by John Feffer A month after he won the 2016 presidential election, Donald Trump gave a speech in North Carolina where he declared that “we will stop racing to topple foreign regimes that we know nothing about, that we shouldn’t… Continue Reading  

The Threat of Bolton Has Receded–But Not the Threat of War

by John Feffer John Bolton tried his best. The national security adviser entered the Trump administration as a predictable warmonger with an unslakable thirst for power. He streamlined the national security apparatus to maximize his access to the president. At… Continue Reading  

Burning Down the House

by John Feffer Doesn’t idiocy ever take a vacation? As August wound down, the populist troika of Donald Trump, Boris Johnson, and Jair Bolsonaro proved once again that the United States, the United Kingdom, and Brazil would be better off… Continue Reading