The Good Fight
The Good Fight
Jan. 23 2018 10:47 AMTake the Win, DemocratsThe left has gotten so used to being sold out and betrayed that it can’t tell when it’s winning.
Jan. 8 2018 12:31 PMThe Insanity OffenseWhy calling Trump mentally ill doesn’t solve anything.
Dec. 13 2017 4:55 PMThe Banality of GoodDoug Jones’ victory shows that the old rules of politics still apply in the age of Trump.
Nov. 20 2017 11:39 AMThe End of German StabilityThe collapse of coalition talks bodes badly for Angela Merkel, and for democratic governments everywhere.
Nov. 6 2017 2:15 PMNot Everything Is TerrorismWhile calling out the right’s double standards on mass violence, the left has developed its own form of intellectual dishonesty.
Oct. 24 2017 3:56 PMWe Still Need the Hopey-Changey StuffA new speech by Barack Obama should remind the left that only optimism can get us through the Trump years.
Oct. 11 2017 11:11 AMThe Czech TrumpPopulists may soon rule Central Europe from the Baltic Sea to the Aegean.
Sept. 24 2017 7:08 PMThe End of the German ExceptionAn unprecedented breakthrough for the far right marks a new era in the country's politics. 
Sept. 6 2017 2:52 PMKeeping the OathA new initiative seeks to remind government officials who they really serve.
July 31 2017 9:44 AMAuthoritarian by InstinctTrump is subverting democracy and the rule of law, one bumbling misstep at a time.
July 17 2017 11:59 AMKeep Calm, but Do SomethingThe problem with celebrating nonchalance in the face of terror.
June 19 2017 2:41 PMForget MichiganIf Democrats focus on winning back the Obama states Hillary lost, they’re doomed.
June 4 2017 9:30 AMTerror, AgainAttacks don’t shock and scare us like they used to. Is that good or bad?
May 15 2017 2:56 PMTrump Crosses a Red LineAfter Comey’s firing, it’s time for lawmakers to take a stand for the rule of law.
May 8 2017 11:30 AMIt’s Far Too Early to Declare Victory Over PopulismFour reasons not to be cheered by Emmanuel Macron’s election to the French presidency.
Jan. 17 2018 6:00 AMNormalizing the AbnormalWe haven’t stopped finding Trump bizarre, we’ve just gotten used to him. That may be worse.
Jan. 2 2018 11:59 AM2018: The Year We Fight BackWhy this new year calls for cautious optimism.
Dec. 4 2017 1:56 PMWhat We Talk About When We Talk About Donald TrumpI’ve never been more worried about how Americans would respond to a murderous authoritarian government.
Nov. 9 2017 11:55 AMMonopoly PowerWhy the Justice Department’s demand that Time Warner sell CNN is a troubling subversion of democracy.
Oct. 29 2017 10:22 PMDon’t Wait for Trump to Fire MuellerThe time to start fighting back is now, not after the president crosses another red line.
Oct. 17 2017 10:10 AMTrump Is Not the Failure He Appears to BeA lot of people laughed when the president claimed to be “ahead of schedule,” but he’s not wrong.
Oct. 2 2017 12:15 PMHistory Returns in CataloniaThe weekend’s scenes in Barcelona send a troubling message about the future of liberal democracy.
Sept. 13 2017 11:03 AMYou Snooze, She WinsWith Angela Merkel’s re-election almost certain, Germany’s election has been startlingly dull. But more is going on than meets the eye.
Aug. 17 2017 3:44 PMTrump and the Alt-Right Are Not the Real AmericaTake it from a new American.
July 24 2017 12:38 PMA Constitutional Crisis Is InevitableAt this point, why would we expect anything else?
July 11 2017 5:00 PMTyranny by BlunderThe latest revelations show the Trumps never had a master plan to subvert American democracy. It just comes naturally to them.
June 9 2017 3:58 PMJeremy Corbyn’s ShotThe Labour leader has been handed the chance to stop a Brexit disaster. Unfortunately, he won’t. 
May 26 2017 10:36 AMThe Ugliest AmericanEuropeans secretly love Trump for confirming their own sense of superiority.
May 9 2017 8:52 PMComey’s Firing Is the Moment of Truth for the GOPThey can finally find the courage of their convictions—or let Trump destroy the republic.
May 1 2017 3:03 PMNo, There Is No Case for Le PenRoss Douthat misunderstands the threat the National Front candidate poses to France.