The Good Fight
The Good Fight

Monopoly Power

Why the Justice Department’s demand that Time Warner sell CNN is a troubling subversion of democracy.

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.
April 24 2017 12:46 PMThe Real Lessons of the French ElectionFar from a triumph for liberal democracy, the results show just how imperiled it continues to be.
April 9 2017 8:00 PMDemocracy Has Stood Up to TrumpBut it’s far too early to declare Trumpism dead.
March 16 2017 2:35 PMThe Dutch Election Is Not a Cause for CelebrationThe populist wave has not crested.
Feb. 17 2017 9:29 AMEnemy of the Status QuoSocial media isn’t bad or good—it favors outsiders, regardless of their aims.
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.
April 18 2017 5:45 AMA Primer on the French ElectionFour candidates, three nightmare scenarios.
March 23 2017 5:57 AMHow the West Can Defend Itself From Putin’s RussiaIt’s time to return to a Cold War mentality.
March 6 2017 12:49 PMThe Coming Democratic Majority? Not So Fast.The right fears it. The left dreams of it. But both may be deceived in assuming demographics will change how America votes anytime soon.
Feb. 9 2017 2:37 PMFive Things Americans Can Do to Beat TrumpAdvice for the opposition.

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