Category Archives: Jornalism

America’s Class War Over Abortion

On Thursday, the state of Mississippi asked the Supreme Court to reverse Roe v. Wade. “Roe and Casey are egregiously wrong,” the state said in a brief submitted to the Court. “The conclusion that abortion is a constitutional right has

Why the Tom Barrack Indictment Matters

Down Tuesday went a rare thing: a genuine friend of Donald Trump’s. The ex-president has racked up much in his seven-plus decades: riches and fame beyond imagination, business bankruptcies, an impossible White House tenure, wives, bitter enemies, one escape after

Exclusive: Congressional Republicans Seek to Give Biden War Powers For Cuba

West Virginia GOP Rep. Alex Mooney is planning to introduce a new congressional joint resolution to grant President Joe Biden the ability to use war powers to deliver humanitarian aid to Cuba amid growing unrest in the country. Images of

The Coming ‘January 6’ Train Wreck

The January 6 Capitol clash may be the gift that keeps on giving to cynics everywhere. In the coming months, Americans will likely see jaw-dropping bureaucratic debacles, stunning abuses by federal prosecutors, and appalling bloodlust by angry Biden supporters. Perhaps

Why the Right Changed (Or Yet Another Conservative Manifesto)

There’s something like a creation myth surrounding how the Trumpian right came to be. It goes like this: in the days before time itself (i.e. 2015), the conservative movement was mired in stagnation and accommodation. Then a new dawn broke.

Biden’s Human Shields Will Create More Border Havoc

Joe Biden’s border crisis is at the forefront of American politics right now, but one key move the administration made recently is flying under the radar.  The Biden White House announced last week that it will no longer allow Immigration

The McCarthyism is Anti-Trump

Peter Spiegel, U.S. managing editor of the Financial Times, produced an interesting but highly flawed piece the other day in which he described a recent revelation that struck him as a key to understanding Donald Trump. Trump, he realized, is

How the Olympics Could Spur War with China

A lot can change in a year and a half.  In December 2019, I had dinner with Jimmy Lai, the billionaire founder of Apple Daily, a popular broadsheet in Hong Kong. One of the perks of my profession, I have

Biden and Sanctions: Relief at Last?

The Biden State Department has announced that it is undertaking a long-overdue review of American sanctions policy. This is to be welcomed, but there are obvious perils ahead: from neoconservatives with Manichaean attitudes predisposing them to continue fighting the Cold

Global Minimum Tax Threatens American Sovereignty

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen is preparing to launch a congressional lobbying blitz to corral support for a “Global Minimum Tax,” which has emerged as a key part of President Joe Biden’s efforts to rehabilitate the liberal international order damaged by