The Persian Gulf may be on the brink of a new regional war.
Daniel Lazare is the author of The Velvet Coup: The Constitution, the Supreme Court and the Decline of American Democracy
The Second Amendment isn’t the only problem — it’s our whole premodern Constitution.
Here’s what’s behind the turbulence shaking US politics — and why it will likely only get worse.
The Constitution has strangled American democracy for long enough. We need a constituent assembly.
Tuesday’s election showed once again that the Constitution is an impediment to democratic rule.
Conflations of Bolshevism and Nazism are the order of the day. Ernst Nolte would be pleased.
Polish writer Miron Białoszewski poked holes in nationalist myths with idiosyncratic prose.
Lionized as a nationalist hero in Ukraine, Stepan Bandera was a Nazi sympathizer who left behind a horrific legacy.
The US Senate is one of the world’s most undemocratic legislatures. It needs to go.
In Timothy Snyder’s Bloodlands, Hitler and Stalin are one and the same. And the partisans — Jewish fighters included — only encouraged German crimes.