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Is Populism Going to Fritter Away Over Time as George W. Bush Predicts? Mar. 26, 2021

Neil Patel

Last week, former President George W. Bush said he's not worried about the current moment in America... Read More

Sen. Romney's Misguided Lament Dec. 18, 2020

David Limbaugh

Republican Sen. Mitt Romney is grieving over, as CNN anchor Dana Bash put it, President Donald Trump... Read More

Timeless Truths for Trying Times Dec. 16, 2020

Jim Hightower

In a spoof of country music's sad songs of heartache and woe, the old "Hee Haw" TV show periodically... Read More

Moving Forward During the COVID Crisis Jun. 24, 2020

Jim Hightower

In February and March primary elections, a cabal of backroom political geniuses rushed out a coordin... Read More

Revolt of the Plain Folks Apr. 28, 2020

William Murchison

"So the city was filled with the confusion...Now some cried one thing, some another, for the assembl... Read More

America's Political Soul Apr. 01, 2020

Jim Hightower

Making real democratic change is messy, inherently anti-establishment and fundamentally about choosi... Read More

What If You Were to Own Your Own Power Company? Jan. 01, 2020

Jim Hightower

About 40 years ago, a right-wing codger named Eddie Chiles became a momentary political celebrity in... Read More

The Great Revolt Enters a New Phase: How the Populist Uprising of 2016 Will Reverberate in 2020 Dec. 31, 2019

Salena Zito

WESTBY, WISCONSIN — In a country increasingly engaged in national politics and divided, the ne... Read More

What's Scaring the Bejeezus out of Billionaires? Dec. 04, 2019

Jim Hightower

There's a new political army on the march in America, moving forcibly into the 2020 presidential cam... Read More

Where to Get the Money to Start Fixing Inequality Oct. 16, 2019

Jim Hightower

When Jesse Jackson ran a strong populist campaign for president in 1988, advocating bold new policie... Read More

Why Would We Trust Plutocrats to Save Us From Plutocracy? Sep. 11, 2019

Jim Hightower

Ralph Waldo Emerson once wrote of being leery of a loud-talking huckster who visited his home: "The ... Read More

Bernie Sanders Needs a Shot of Dignity Aug. 15, 2019

Froma Harrop

I have never been a big fan of Bernie Sanders. His authoritarian tendencies and aggressive attacks o... Read More

Let's Decode Trump's Afta-NAFTA Trade Deal Aug. 07, 2019

Jim Hightower

"Keep your eye on the ball" is a core principle not only for baseball players but also for us common... Read More

Rats Infest Our Cities, but There Are Bigger Barriers to a Better Life Aug. 06, 2019

Salena Zito

GARY, Indiana — If you want to know the true state of a city, drive through all of it, not jus... Read More

Compared With the Democrats, Donald Trump Is a Moderate Aug. 02, 2019

David Harsanyi

Once you strip away all the hysteria and madness surrounding Donald Trump's presidency, you're left ... Read More

As Britain Hurtles Toward the Brexit Cliff, Boris Johnson Stomps on the Accelerator Jul. 25, 2019

Daily Editorials

Britain's Conservative Party hit the accelerator as it hurtles toward the cliff known as Brexit, ele... Read More

The Mad Corruptions of Trump Inc. Jul. 17, 2019

Jim Hightower

Where's Shakespeare when we need him? Only the Bard of Avon could do literary justice to the torture... Read More

Facing the Fates Jun. 26, 2019

Jim Hightower

In "Democratic Promise," Larry Goodwyn's definitive history of America's 19th-century Populist movem... Read More

It Is Boris' Moment May. 30, 2019

R. Emmett Tyrrell Jr.

WASHINGTON — Well, the UK's Prime Minister, Theresa May, has run out of gas. She just retired.... Read More

Is the Liberal Hour Ending in the West? May. 29, 2019

Patrick Buchanan

Hillary Clinton called them "the deplorables." Barack Obama called them losers who "cling" to their ... Read More