by Eric Reeves In both the 2004 and 2008 presidential campaigns, the Darfur region of western Sudan was an unlikely but entirely appropriate topic. ...
Donald Trump's campaign has been short on specifics, but that changed earlier this month when he gave a speech that provided some examples of what his proposed defense buildup would entail.
Nine years after the Great Recession began during the tax- and regulation-slashing Bush administration, some startlingly good economic news arrived from Washington, D.C., last week.
By John W. Fountain Dateline: CHIRAQ—One hundred days later, and we don't remember her name. I am sure. It is gone. Vanished in this land, where t...
In a week of Deplorables, Pneumonia-Gate, and Lies about Birther Lies, guess which got the least coverage? Lowry & Barrett debate why the candidates are indeed graded on a curve and, short of sex change operation, what Hillary should do about it. "HERE"S what you have to lose!"
I have written extensively about "Trumpism" and the anger, fear, and deep trauma of the group of voters who propelled Trump onto the national stage. But I assumed that the majority of the American electorate would ultimately reject him. I can still hope that they will. That this race is tied is both confusing and worrisome.
The media got played by Donald Trump this morning, once again. Picture Charlie Brown lying flat on his back, wondering why he keeps falling for the old kick-the-football bit.
Approximately 150 miles off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts National Marine Monument is home to the only underwater mountains in America's portion of the Atlantic Ocean.
It's that time of year again, when children, families and teachers leave summer days behind and take up the rhythms of a new school year. Children wai...
In a close election, and, barring some big mistakes by Trump, this is a close election, any significant drop-off could be fatal to Clinton chances.
For the last month, Donald Trump has been on another reinvention tour, thanks to the softening touch of his new campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway. With his apparent "outreach" to the African American community, he appears to be shifting from serving as the de facto head of the alt-right to recasting himself as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
When I was so much younger then (no, despite the lyrics, I'm not younger than that now) all my friends and I talked about was sex, music, sex, sex and occasionally sex.
There was some rather important economic news yesterday, which could be summed up as "things are getting better."
The Media seems to have a penchant for exploiting news of relatively questionable value, highlighting it in an attempt to make it equivalent to stuff that really matters.
Rodrigo Duterte has only been in office a few months in the Philippines but is giving Donald Trump a run for his money as the most bombastic and outrageous political figure on the global media stage.