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  • The Expansion of Presidential Power Since 1973

    by Ronald L. Feinman

    Arthur Schlesinger Jr’s Imperial Presidency is now just the prelude to a far greater constitutional crisis that is possibly transforming the Presidency and destroying the separation of powers and checks and balances created by the Founding Fathers in 1787.


  • Yes, you should have free speech on Facebook.

    by Andrew Joseph Pegoda

    When blocking content or banning users, Facebook uses its ubiquitousness, power, wealth, and monopoly—made possible by neoliberal transferences of power from “real” governments to private businesses which function as unelected and unaccountable de facto governments—to silence.


  • How About a Peace Race Instead of an Arms Race?

    by Lawrence Wittner

    On September 25, 1961, dismayed by the Soviet Union’s recent revival of nuclear weapons testing, John F. Kennedy used the occasion of his address to the United Nations to challenge the Russians “not to an arms race, but to a peace race.” 


  • What If Donald Trump Resigned?

    by Vaughn Davis Bornet

    When President Richard Nixon finally decided the time had come, he wrote a one line notification of what he was doing. 


  • Mothers and Food Aid from World War One to Today

    by William Lambers

    There are millions of mothers across the world right now desperate to save their children from malnutrition. On Mother’s Day, and every day, we should take action to help them. 


  • The Loss of Republican Principle

    by Ronald L. Feinman

    Mitt Romney, Mitch McConnell, and Kevin McCarthy are handling Trump far different than their counterparts during Watergate.