politics

Views My Own

Trump's Phony Emergency Pushed America a Little Closer Toward a Real Crisis

It's another step down a road that could lead to the end of American democracy.
Harry Cheadle
3 days ago
climate change

Democrats Need a Candidate Who Will Talk Straight About the Planet's Future

The 2020 primary will be about Trump and healthcare, but Democrats will also need to confront environmental issues from clean water to climate change.
Livia Gershon
4 days ago
Views My Own

The Kamala Harris 'Reefergate' Scandal Is the Dumbest Story of the Year

Did the California senator pretend that she smoked weed to Snoop Dogg in college? Why are we talking about this?
Harry Cheadle
2.13.19
Views My Own

Being Raised by Two Narcissists Taught Me How to Deal with Trump

Two years in, some people are still expecting one of his scandals to bring him down. I know better.
Karen Geier
2.13.19
Views My Own

Congress Is a Broken Debating Society for Millionaires

The latest compromise to avert a government shutdown underscores how little legislative ability the legislative branch actually has.
Harry Cheadle
2.12.19
politics

Black Republicans Told Us Why They're Sticking with Trump

A small but vocal minority of black voters have abandoned Democrats because they don't feel that the party is looking out for them.
Janae Price
2.11.19
politics

Trump's Wall Symbolizes the End of American Optimism

A historian argues that the politics of the frontier and expansion have been replaced by a sense that there isn't enough to go around.
Seth Ferranti
2.11.19
Views My Own

Blackface Scandals Show Why Some Black People Don't Trust Democrats

The party is trying to reach out to black voters, but it doesn't help that white Democrats keep admitting they used to dress in blackface.
Taylor Hosking
2.7.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Trump Accidentally Said America’s Great Success Was the ‘Abolition of Civil Rights’

He misspoke, obviously. But still.
River Donaghey
2.7.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

'I Love Velvet': All the Weirdest Lines from Spicer’s Allegedly Wasted SOTU Interview

"You should love me! Well, you should. What are you talkin' about?"
River Donaghey
2.6.19
politics

Here's Why Some People Are Now Paying More Under Trump's Tax 'Cut'

A tax policy expert explains why some voters may be outraged at what they owe under the new system.
Justin Caffier
2.6.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Trump's Very Bad State of the Union Inspired Some Very Good Memes

From Nancy Pelosi's "petty clap" to the president's tie debacle.
River Donaghey
2.6.19
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