If President Washington was such a unifying force, why were the early 1790s so violent and contested?
Hundreds are arrested in Washington, D.C., as they protest inequality and other pressing issues.
As a remedy for misconduct, impeachment both overpromises and underperforms—and can backfire on its proponents. Work toward winning elections instead.
Emmanuel Mervilus, who like many poor people of color was preyed upon by police, spent four years imprisoned for a crime he did not commit. In what is a miracle for the formerly incarcerated, condemned by our criminal caste system, he got a second chance.
What lessons did the founding generation take from the American Revolution, and why do we forget the early republican experiments?
This article was first posted in 2017 shortly after the U.S. fired missiles into Syria in reaction to reports that the government there had used chemical weapons. In it, Chris Hedges argues that the Middle East will not know peace until the U.S. leaves the region.