Kilauea’s violent upheaval disrupts our understanding of the world’s physical topography. The real shake-up, however, is in the political world that rapidly continues to change shape and keeps us all living under the volcano.
In a GOP-controlled Congress, GOP infighting has managed to sink a should-be-easy-to-pass farm bill. This near-sightedness demonstrates otherwise successful Republicans’ uncanny ability to never miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity.
Disruption has hit every industry, from car transportation services to hotel lodging — and the White House. Donald Trump is a bull in the china shop disruptive agent of anti-globalist chaos and firm believer in realism’s international anarchy.
Six months out from the first crucial midterm elections, both political parties are floundering for coherent messages, leaving the national stage to the reality-TV episodes of a White House occupied by Donald Trump, who isn't on the ballot.
Kentucky landscapers and contractors say the Trump administration's cuts to the H-2B foreign seasonal labor program may put them out of business. Few American workers want their manual-labor jobs, especially now that the unemployment rate is so low.
Iran and the U.S. are in a full-fledged battle to exert more influence over the Middle East and to effect Israel’s status and survival. With President Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, the next phase of this battle has begun.
Columnist Andrew Malcolm examines the message within the briefing by Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the dangers of Iran’s nuclear program. This is a compelling example of modern political persuasion at work through media.
Under President Trump, American laws, news media and mores are under assault, to say nothing of American democracy itself. And I’m sorry, but I don’t think “understanding” Trump followers will ameliorate – or even address – any of that.
Despite some progressives’ pleas to reach out, I’m sorry, but I don’t think “understanding” Trump followers will ameliorate — or even address the laws, news media and mores that are under assault under Trump.
Unbeknownst to most is that Russia, too, has an annual correspondents dinner. The few surviving Russian White House correspondents gather to celebrate their dwindling numbers, giving scholarships to the families of “missing” and defenestrated journalists.
Dealmaker Trump can’t keep himself from describing the historic nature of meeting Kim Jong Un in coming weeks. This time though, Trump’s right. The meeting alone is unprecedented. And even simple talk is better than missile or artillery barrages.
Kanye West should leverage his relationship with President Donald Trump to prod him to do what no US president has done: Declare the 1915 killing of 1.5 million Armenians by Turkey's Ottoman government as the world’s first modern genocide.
A German Federal Government social media page released video of the first time President Donald Trump and Russian president Vladimir Putin met in person. The videos shows them shaking hands at the 2017 Hamburg summit on July 7. Note: no audio.