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The Wonderful World of Wall Street May. 26, 2017

Susan Estrich

Ever since I got sideswiped and have been driving a rental car, I've been without my Pandora station... Read More

Missing Richard Nixon May. 17, 2017

Susan Estrich

There's an old saying that if you wait long enough, every historical figure gets rehabilitated ̵... Read More

Comey Is Gone, and the Worst Is Yet to Come May. 10, 2017

Susan Estrich

The news that President Donald Trump has fired FBI Director James Comey is not cause for celebration... Read More

Stomachaches May. 05, 2017

Susan Estrich

"It makes me mildly nauseous to think that we might have had some impact on the election," FBI Direc... Read More

Who Cares? May. 03, 2017

Susan Estrich

I was about to get into it with my son about President Donald Trump's suggestion that Andrew Jackson... Read More

What It Takes Apr. 12, 2017

Susan Estrich

For years, I have been trying to figure out what it will take to make my students care about politic... Read More

His Way or the Highway Mar. 24, 2017

Susan Estrich

What a leader. Faced with the certain defeat of his effort to take health insurance away from milli... Read More

Truth or Consequences Jan. 25, 2017

Susan Estrich

Our new president, it appears, believes that his power includes the right to lie, to insist that bla... Read More

And Then I Cried Jan. 20, 2017

Susan Estrich

I made it through election night, and the morning after, and the endless portmortems. I kept remindi... Read More

What Is the 'Trump Fix'? Dec. 21, 2016

Jim Hightower

In Donald Trump's presidential campaign, it was his frequent, unbridled slaps at Wall Street elites ... Read More

The Democratic Party's Last Chance Dec. 16, 2016

Ted Rall

Democrats need to stop grasping at straws. Shocked by Trump's win and dismayed at his half billionai... Read More

The Uncontrollable Man Oct. 21, 2016

Susan Estrich

His daughter knew what to say. So did his running mate and his campaign manager. They all knew the q... Read More

Is This What It Takes? Oct. 12, 2016

Susan Estrich

Does it really take the most vulgar, rude, offensive, racist, bombastic, insensitive, unqualified, d... Read More

The Ethical Rot of Wells Fargo, From the Top Down Oct. 12, 2016

Jim Hightower

Just when you thought that Big Banker greed surely bottomed out with 2008's Wall Street crash and ba... Read More

Are We Crazy or What? Sep. 14, 2016

Susan Estrich

This should be a 10-point race, minimum. If this were an election governed by any of the rules of po... Read More

Ginsburg v. Trump Jul. 13, 2016

Susan Estrich

"I can't imagine what this place would be — I can't imagine what the country would be — ... Read More

Brexit, Clinton and the Barrage to Come Jun. 29, 2016

Susan Estrich

I predicted it. I say this with pride, not because I was right and almost everybody else in the cha... Read More

California Counts for Nothing. Again Jun. 01, 2016

Susan Estrich

I got my absentee ballot in the mail, which reminded me: We have an election next Tuesday. The excit... Read More

Donald Trump? May. 11, 2016

Susan Estrich

Donald Trump: the Republican Party's nominee for president? Yes. Could there be some last-minute twi... Read More

What Team Sanders Should Do Now May. 10, 2016

Froma Harrop

Bernie Sanders is almost certainly not going to be the Democratic nominee. Though he retains a devot... Read More