I think socialism is becoming popular sooner than I expected. With technology inexorably solving scarcity as it eliminates good-paying jobs, a push for a more socialist approach has seemed to me to be inevitable. But it's happening faster than I thought
It's a given that to be a Republican candidate you have to bash President Obama as being weak on defense. But as evidenced in Wednesday's debate, while a few of the candidates depart from the party's most heated foreign policy rhetoric, none of them have come up with a coherent alternative.
A key reason for President Obama's success in reaching an accord with Cuba where his ten predecessors failed can be summed up in a single word: respect.
Something sneaking up on everyone in the political world is the surprising amount of GOP candidates who are open to ending a massive tax break for hedge fund managers. President Obama has noticed, and is pointing it out.
WASHINGTON--As one of the American citizens who was born in Israel and is well versed in Middle East affairs, my friend Raphael Benaroya has an intere...
In a New York Times op-ed, Princeton University History Professor Sean Wilentz disputed claims that United States Constitution was a pro-slavery document.
Xi's interest in placing China's nuclear weapons on a higher state of alert could create a new nuclear danger; the potential for an accidental or mistaken Chinese launch.
Carly Fiorina came, saw and conquered the GOP debate at the Reagan library. Donald Trump did a decent job and others kept themselves afloat. Jeb Bush is still going, Marco Rubio suddenly became a foreign policy wonk, Ted Cruz was well, Cruzy.
Walk down the hallway of your school. Statistically, one out of every five students you walk by is living in poverty. And if you think you're exempt from this exercise, think again.
President Obama may have prevailed in his efforts to thwart a Congressional resolution of disapproval against the Iran nuclear agreement, but if a Congressional vote were to occur against his Syria policy he would lose hands down in a total bi-partisan meltdown.
Cities in China and the United States pledged to take ambitious steps to address climate change at the state and local level in the U.S.-China Climate Leaders Declaration this week.
A remarkable opportunity has presented itself, one that allows the administration to create an important legacy for the two Sudans, one that would endure long after the end of President Obama's term in office.
In stunning testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee, a Pentagon general informed shocked senators that the $500 million investment from the coffers of American taxpayers has led, thus far, to "4 or 5" Syrian fighters being trained and actually deployed in the fight against ISIS.
Of course, we have a long way to go before the primary and general elections, and Clinton or Sanders may indeed secure black voters. But will either have the emotional connection with the black community that is required to produce the turnout that Obama inspired?
When President Obama goes to Paris to plead with the world for action on climate change in December, the market will be undercutting him at home, as more and more electricity is being generated by natural gas for no better reason than it's cheap.
Earlier this week, the Center for Migration Studies (CMS) hosted an event on an important report authored by Charles Kamasaki, Susan Timmons and Courtney Tudi, titled "Immigration Reform and Administrative Relief for 2014 and Beyond."