Anybody Can Beat Donald Trump in 2020

by Ryan Cooper The Week Dec 18, 2018 If the United States is going to do its part in the international effort to combat the existential risk posed by climate change, it must conduct an all-out crash decarbonization program. The biggest obstacle to that objective is the Republican Party. But the second-biggest is the conservative faction … Continue reading Anybody Can Beat Donald Trump in 2020

A Growing Split in the Democratic Party

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's victory was a quite spectacular and significant event. I think what it points to is a split in the Democratic Party between the—roughly speaking, between the popular base and the party managers. The popular base is increasingly, essentially, social democratic, following, pursuing the—concerned with the kinds of progressive objectives that she outlined in those—in … Continue reading A Growing Split in the Democratic Party