Opinion

What Will Trump’s Base Do If He Loses?

What Will Trump’s Base Do If He Loses?

Trump has convinced his base his election loss will be illegitimate. If he loses, his base, including the Proud Boys, won't respond quietly.

Orwellian Projection: Right-Wing Authoritarians Accuse The Left Of Authoritarianism

Orwellian Projection: Right-Wing Authoritarians Accuse The Left Of Authoritarianism

The radical right repeatedly appropriates dystopian language and uses Orwellian metaphors to make false claims of left-wing authoritarianism.

The Only Certainty This Election Is That There Will Be Chaos

The Only Certainty This Election Is That There Will Be Chaos

President Trump is laying the groundwork for a drawn-out contestation of the election and won't commit to a peaceful transition of power. This will spark unrest.

Potential Lessons From Interwar Europe To Combat Fascism

Potential Lessons From Interwar Europe To Combat Fascism

The period after World War I and before World War II gives liberals lessons as they contend with a contemporary surge in the radical right.

There Is Only 1 Economic Recovery Candidate In This Race

There Is Only 1 Economic Recovery Candidate In This Race

Only one of the 2020 presidential candidates has experience leading America out of an economic recession and into an economic boom.

5 Crucial Campaigns To Flip The Senate That Deserve Your Attention

5 Crucial Campaigns To Flip The Senate That Deserve Your Attention

While the focus has been on a few major races, polling indicates Democrats are within striking distance of flipping these Senate seats.

Trump Assaults First Amendment While Claiming Victimhood

Trump Assaults First Amendment While Claiming Victimhood

Trump and Republicans have been falsely claiming their First Amendment rights are being violated while they violate the rights of others.

Trump Is Aiding And Abetting Foreign Election Interference

Trump Is Aiding And Abetting Foreign Election Interference

While Russia, China, and Iran are targeting American democracy, Trump has refused to take action and has downplayed the threat.

The Selective Iconoclasm Of The Far-Right

The Selective Iconoclasm Of The Far-Right

The Spanish far-right wants to shield the history of Spain but only partially.

Trump’s Attacks On The WHO Leaves America Alone

Trump’s Attacks On The WHO Leaves America Alone

Trump's refusal to collaborate with over 170 countries towards a vaccine is yet another move that projects US weakness on the world stage.

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