The Ten Levels of White Racism in America: A Useful Spectrum

Understanding the types of racism and racists is far more useful than simply labeling people as racist or not. Here…

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The Best Guide to Super Tuesday (no, seriously): Biden’s Got This (and the Nomination)

There will be no revolution: This 2020 Super Tuesday, Biden will greatly exceed his polling averages as the moderate consolidation…

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Democrats Look Disastrous, But Biden May Yet Save Them from Themselves Starting in South Carolina; & Why Putin Boost Bernie Sanders

There are reasons to panic, and people really should understand why Putin is boosting Bernie.  But panic can be useful…

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Much Ado About Omar: What Congresswoman Ilhan Omar’s Fiercest Critics and Most Ardent Defenders Miss & How to Overcome the Toxic Discourse Surrounding Her

After the freshman representative’s controversial remarks and the ensuing firestorm over Israel, anti-Semitism, and other forms of bigotry, there is…

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Victory in Alabama May Run Through Jerusalem: Moore Likely at Heart of Trump Decision

Trump’s Jerusalem declaration a mere six days before Alabama’s special U.S. Senate election may have had more to do with…

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Redistricting at Heart of DC Dysfunction: Gerrymandering Making Politics More Partisan

Though originally published in the fall of 2013, my piece on how partisan redistricting gerrymandering was the root cause for…

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Everybody, Calm Down About Comey Hearing

Today’s hearing was historic, but not nearly as big a deal as it was hyped up to be, at least…

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I Hate Trump, But He Was Right to Strike Assad Regime of Syria

Trump is still a danger to America and the world. But if he exercises American power in a way that will…

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What We Can Expect from Trump & My Message to Iranians on Trump: Prove Him Wrong by Fighting for Peace & Human Rights

The Iranian Student News Agency (ISNA) conducted another interview with me (see previous one here) a few weeks ago about…

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The Limits of Racial Progress: Obama, Clinton, Trump, & Sanders: Why Some Whites Shifted to Trump & What That Tells Us About Racism In America Today

For Many white Americans, a candidate of color who stays away from focusing on racial issues or from pushing whites…

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Clinton SHOULD Win (at Least 274 Electoral Votes), Nevada Key: State-by-State Predictions for Election 2016: Barely or BIGLY, Trump Likely to Lose

Author’s note: sure, I was wrong, but I was closer than most and every state I did call I called…

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Trump, the Specter of Political Violence, & Lessons From the Roman Republic (Or, We Have a Problem America!)

Trump’s flirtatious waltz with hints and threats of political violence cannot be ignored and should not be underestimated. Apart from…

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Even Without Trump, American Politics Is Pathetic, & VP Debate Is Proof

Anyone looking for reassurance from that vice-presidential debate, especially after seeing Trump in two debates, would still have seen one…

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