The Benefits of Extremism

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Conservatives adorn themselves head-to-toe in Trumpian regalia and plaster their property with jarring right-wing imagery, and their intensity, their bellowing, their outright fanaticism—all of it binds conservatives to the Republican Party. 

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Why Are Americans in Denial?

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While recent studies show that half of Americans have largely checked out, opting to avoid seeing or hearing news and just trying to get by, those increasingly of the right wing are choosing to believe outright lies or untruths.

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Breaking Up the United States

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Scotland is officially part of the U.K., but it functions as an independent nation. That’s an oversimplification, of course, but the point is that many nations have autonomous regions. So how would that work in the United States?

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The Colonizer Wears No Clothes

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The United States can no longer claim to be a democracy and deny the right to full representation and self-government to those it has the nerve to call its “citizens.” And it can no longer keep Puerto Rico as a colony without making an enemy of every freedom-loving human being on the earth.

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