Archives: US politics

Trump, the Big Easy, and the Environment

By Arlie Russell Hochschild | ( ) | - - [This essay has been adapted from Arlie Hochschild’s new book, Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American…

The Great Mexican Wall Deception

By Todd Miller | ( | - - At the federal courthouse, Ignacio Sarabia asks the magistrate judge, Jacqueline Rateau, if he can explain why he crossed the international boundary between the…
Trump and Extreme Vetting of Muslims

Trump and Extreme Vetting of Muslims

By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | - - In an attempt at a foreign policy speech in Youngstown, Ohio, on Monday, Donald Trump attempted to get back to his fearmongering roots…