The notion that racism and sexism were the primary factors driving the Donald Trump vote is not born out by the data, economics was very important too.
In a wide-ranging discussion, Matt Taibbi and Paul Jay discuss why the Democratic Party is losing large sections of the working class, and how politics has become a religion.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported on March 31, 2019.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported on November 4, 2018.
Another look at the leader who set the stage for Donald Trump.
During his recent visit to Canada and the United States, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made a number of interesting visits and public statements, once again demonstrating that he tends to give rather different messages to international audiences as compared to what he says at home.
The people who wrote this constitution lived in a world more dangerous than ours. They were surrounded by territory controlled by hostile powers, on the edge of a vast wilderness. Yet they understood that even in perilous times the strength of self-government was public debate and public consensus. To put aside these basic values out of fear, to imitate the foe in order to defeat him, is to shred the distinction that makes us different.