The twin brothers of elections and democracy have ended up going in different directions.
In my Dec. 12 article, I addressed some of the reasons why despite winning more than 2.7 million popular votes, Hillary Clinton lost the presidency of the United States by 74 electoral votes. As you may recall, it is the sum of the electoral votes assigned to each state and not the popular vote that determines the [Read more]
In the face of Trump’s personnel decisions and his style of approaching government affairs, one must be equally worried and vigilant.
Few people thought the pale blonde-haired billionaire could become the commander-in-chief.
This Monday in the United States should be a peaceful day of democracy. The Electoral College will meet in the capital of each state to elect the president by duplicating the popular vote. It is usually a formality but this time there’s a risk of it not being so. One of the best American commentators, Paul Craig [Read more]
Democracy is at risk precisely because, for diverse reasons, many voters today don’t feel they are effective participants in the political process.
Revisiting and reflecting on what others have written about "the future," which is really our present day, allows us to assess the human capacity to predict, revealing the deeper contours of the human condition.
Russian excitement surrounding Trump has a very a) artificial and b) clearly unhealthy character.
The Kremlin could not have hoped for a better candidate.