Slumps have always been boom times for monetary experiments, and the economic collapse of 2008-09 was no different. Underlying this recurrence is the...
Paul Ryan’s decision to retire from Congress is being interpreted as a sign by many that the Republicans will do poorly in the midterm elections.
TeaserU.S. President Donald Trump’s bark on trade policy has so far been far worse than his bite.
Populists abhor restraints on the political executive.
Wednesday’s shooting at a congressional baseball practice was a ghastly example of the political polarization that is ripping this country apart.
After the French Revolution of 1789, deputies in the National Assembly who supported the revolutionary gains sat on the left, while those who opposed them and...
Perhaps it’s just me, but a few weeks into the Trump presidency, between the tweets, executive orders, attacks and counterattacks, I feel dizzy.
As the inauguration of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump approaches, the best way to assess the incoming administration may be to focus on the ultimate...
The biggest political surprise of 2016 was that everyone was so surprised.
“History doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme,” Mark Twain quipped.
The Republican surrender has begun.
Perhaps the only surprising thing about the populist backlash that has overwhelmed the politics of many advanced democracies is that it has taken so long.
Justin Trudeau’s sweeping victory in Canada could be read as one more indication that voters in the Western world are moving left – and toward populism.
The remarkable thing about Jeremy Corbyn, the hard-left outsider who stunned the British establishment by capturing the leadership of the Labour Party, is not...
Greece's radical new government is to hold its first talks with a foreign dignitary, hosting the head of the European parliament a day after announcing moves...
A New Left is rising in Europe as the new year begins.
It’s old news that large segments of society have become deeply unhappy with what they see as “the establishment,” especially the political class.
It’s of little worry for Republicans or solace for Democrats bracing for battle over Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to fill the Supreme Court vacancy.