It doesn't mean that we stop talking about climate change - that would be a mistake - but we can begin to reach out where we agree.
In the current Polish culture war the "worst sort" of Poles are fighting back. Demonstrations have again become commonplace in Warsaw, and the liberal left is banding together in the face of the new threat.
These political risings are rooted in the deep-seated white supremacy of this country and a decade of demographic and economic change. As the country slowly moves toward becoming a nation that is no longer majority white, the white populace also faces increasing economic insecurity with less promise for a better tomorrow.
Around 500 B.C.E. Ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus said you can never step twice in the same river. He's right! I used to think, because the ri...
Donald Trump is in the driver's seat, speeding toward Super Tuesday and the Republican nomination to run for president. Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio share the front seat, making the regular GOP passengers uneasier than ever.
It wouldn't be an Iranian election without an American interjection. As Iranians head to the polls on Friday for parliamentary elections, three Republican congressmen have taken it upon themselves to seek visas from Iran to serve as election monitors.
The Republican Party-controlled state legislature has been eating the seed corn in Michigan for so long that there's very little to plant for the future. But, hey, with term limits, that's nobody's problem.
There are two paths for the Republican Establishment. Destroy Trump, or embrace him. Best guess? Attempts at destruction that fail and continuing chaos. These guys are used to having their way, and they will going down swinging.
The profound dysfunction on display in the Republican party's contest for its 2016 presidential nomination reflects an intraparty civil war that has b...
Paul Krugman, Team Hillary's ace New York Times columnist, simply cannot find a kind word for Bernie Sanders or his idealistic supporters.
It's one thing to fight against Bernie's revolution because you don't believe in the cause. It's another thing to believe in the cause, but to fight it because you believe in an outdated set of theories about the American electorate.
So, is Flint simply the story of a callous, politically motivated and irresponsible group of state and federal officials looking the other way? Is this story a one-off? Unfortunately, no.
By steadily consolidating Ultra Conservative Republican support, Cruz has created an illusion of momentum; but no one knows better than Cruz that he urgently needs to widen his base.
Grab your popcorn folks, it's going to be very entertaining and fun watching the GOP party completely burned to the ground. And your know what? America will be a better country for it.
2016 is seeing the complete breakdown of the political party system in the United States; mainly the two-party system. And as the parties implode, we are the ones left in the debris and rubble the politicians are leaving in their wake.
The current status of eminent domain law in the United States, however, doesn't square with Cruz's, and now Bush's, fear-mongering over the issue. In essence, Cruz and Bush are trying to make Trump the boogeyman here. And while there may indeed be plenty of grounds for pinning that moniker on Trump, eminent domain does not appear to be one of them.