Government

12/05/2016 - 8:00pm

    Republicans are deeply concerned about ethics in government and the vast potential for corruption stemming from conflicts of interest. We know this because of the acute worries they expressed over how these issues could have cast a shadow over a Hillary Clinton presidency.

    "If Hillary Clinton...

12/04/2016 - 10:00am

    President-elect Donald Trump has pledged to rescind many of President Barack Obama's executive actions, including above all Obama's controversial immigration programs. That will largely be Trump's prerogative, but there are constitutional limits on how much he can undo. In particular, the...

12/03/2016 - 8:00pm

    So shocking was the electoral upset that Israeli television created a word for it: mahapakh. Derived from the root that means "revolution" or "turning upside down," the word was fashioned because Menachem Begin's 1977 election as prime minister was such a game-changer in Israeli...

12/03/2016 - 6:00pm

    Attaching labels to people is all the rage in the U.S. Current favorites include "nationalist" and "globalist." Those designations aren't much use -- and not just because people don't like being labeled. The bigger problem is that the categories aren't mutually exclusive...

12/03/2016 - 5:00pm

    The phrase "alt-right" was conceived as a catchall for various unsavory subcommunities of the anti-establishment conservative right by Richard Spencer. The baby-faced white nationalist founded AlternativeRight.com in 2010 and now serves as president of the National Policy Institute, a Virginia...

12/03/2016 - 4:00pm

    Everybody knew that, sooner or later, this would be a problem. There's no way that Donald Trump, with his name emblazoned on dozens of business properties around the world, could escape conflicts of interest if ever elected president.

    What we...

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