In the world of philanthropy, George Soros is about as good as it gets. But allowing plutocrats, even progressive ones, to decide what's best for the rest of us is fundamentally unjust and undemocratic.
Daniel Bessner is an associate professor at the University of Washington and author of Democracy in Exile: Hans Speier and the Rise of the Defense Intellectual.
Bernie Sanders is the only candidate who has absorbed the sobering lessons of US empire and embraced the internationalist traditions of democratic socialism. When it comes to foreign policy, there is only one candidate of the Left.
The foreign policy establishment is responding to Trump-era brutalities by demanding more, not less, aggression and empire.
Comparing Trump's America to fascist Germany only fuels elites' antidemocratic fantasies.