Selling the Trump-Republican proposal should be awkward for an administration that has made patriotism its central theme.
In the first of a two-part conversation, the two intellectuals discuss the shift in the U.S. and U.K. in the late 1970s toward neoliberalism, an ideology that Chomsky (pictured) says claims to increase freedom while actually increasing tyranny.
The story the Massachusetts senator tells about the election and America's anxieties is curiously one-dimensional.
"It's not a question of us working with Trump. It's a question of Trump working with us."
Trump and congressional Republicans will be able to pass an agenda that jeopardizes middle-class Americans.
Ian Haney Lopez, the book's author, writes that many white Americans no longer see themselves as racist. He maintains, however, these people are manipulated by dog whistle politics -- coded racial language that "operates on two levels: inaudible and easily denied in one range, yet stimulating strong reactions in another."
For Democrats who might be rooting for the Republican presidential contender, thinking he would be easy to beat in November, I have some advice: Be careful what you wish for.
The great American middle class has become an anxious class -- and it’s in revolt. Most are good, hard-working people, but their world has been slowly coming apart. And they're scared and fed up.
The Democratic presidential candidate presented himself as heir to the populist legacy of Franklin Delano Roosevelt in the clearest articulation yet of his political philosophy and vision for the United States.
There are obvious political explanations but only one reason for his decision not to throw his hat in the ring.