Violence & Xenophobia Face South Asian & Middle Eastern Communities in U.S.

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Xenophobia in politics and race based hate is firmly rooted in US history and on the rise today.

Will Congress Vote to Authorize Airstrikes in Iraq?

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Unfortunately for us, Congress is refusing to grapple with the current crisis in Iraq and Syria.

Do Liberals Focus Too Much on Guilt?

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Guilt can be a powerful motivator in life, but is it a good idea to base a political strategy on it?

Will the Events in Ferguson Result in Real Change?

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Clearly the events in Ferguson Missouri are sparking a national conversation about racism and policing in America today, but that doesn’t necessarily mean anything concrete will change.

Impeachment And The Post Policy GOP

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Republicans are boosting the idea of impeaching President Obama because they’ve given up on public policy.

John Boehner’s Epic Fail

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The Republican failure to pass their own bill to address the border crisis shows GOP dysfunction at its worst.

Yes It’s Possible To Be A Successful President

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Rumors of the death of American democracy are greatly exaggerated.

Hurray For Lawsuits!

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A recent Supreme Court ruling shows Congress should act if they think the President is breaking the law.

This is Not My America

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Lost to America is the ability to compromise, which once made us the greatest of nations. Doug Zeigler wonders if we can ever regain the empathy for others that we once revered.

The Limits Of American Power

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The current chaos in Iraq shows how limited American military power can be at times, and how big of a mistake the war really was.

Understanding Bergdahlgate

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The Republican fury over the release of Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl has more to do with the current state of the GOP than anything Obama did.

Fifteen Years Is Long Enough

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If the US can’t accomplish its goal in Afghanistan by 2016, we probably won’t ever be able to accomplish them.

Why Presidents Fail

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Presidents sometimes fail because of their own mistakes, but often times they appear to fail because of our unrealistic expectations.

Do Black People See Obama As The Messiah?

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Dr. Vibe asks a group of black men: “Do Black Americans see Barack Obama as the messiah?”

The Republican Road Not Traveled

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Has the Republican Party’s strategy of obstruction during the Obama years really been that shrewd?