A Political and Literary Forum
Donald Trump's winning strategy.
Reed Hundt, Joshua Cohen
BR writers on how we can fix it.
Rosie Gillies, Boston Review
Some candidates who lose elections strengthen democracy, but others threaten the democratic system itself.
Fixating on whether Trump’s response to COVID-19 is totalitarian makes it difficult to have a nuanced discussion about the role government should play in times of crisis.
Samuel Clowes Huneke
In a world imperiled by global pandemic, it is long past time to put an end to sanctions—including new ones against Iran—and to reconstruct U.S. foreign policy around international solidarity.
Aslı U. Bâli, Aziz Rana
Decades of neoliberal austerity will make it harder to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, more than ever, we must rebuild our social safety net and forge a New Deal for public health.
Amy Kapczynski, Gregg Gonsalves
Despite claims to the contrary, the Trump administration wants regime change in Iran and is risking a full-scale war in order to get it.
Barry R. Posen
Beneath Trump’s impeachment lurks a troubling complacency—among Democrats and Republicans alike—with the nature of U.S. imperial power.
How other countries’ constitutions protect against political free-for-alls.
Aziz Z. Huq, Tom Ginsburg, David Landau
The barrage of attacks that followed Trump’s decision to reduce the U.S. military presence in Syria obscures the decades-long bankruptcy of the U.S. foreign policy establishment.
Andrew J. Bacevich, Rajan Menon
It's what our country was founded on—and it will take more than voting out Trump to dismantle it.
Donald Trump has the most stable approval rating of any president since Harry Truman. As we gear up for the 2020 election, the challenge we now face is the remarkable stability of his support.
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Shellyne Rodriguez, Billy Anania
Carmen Lea Dege
David Theo Goldberg
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