As American politicians turn against economic openness, history suggests the consequences could be dire.
The U.S. may not realize it, but it has the upper hand. It turns out communism doesn't work.
Viktor Orbán Flatters Republicans With the Lie That Progressive Liberals and Communists Are 'the Same'
The Hungarian prime minister also makes the historically illiterate claim that Christians can't be racist.
Politics is filled with words that mean different things in different mouths, but "neoliberalism" is an especially tangled case.
Biden tonight, like LBJ in 1964, Ford in 1975, Reagan in 1981, and Obama in 2009, is ready to make some terraforming asks to a pliant Congress.
The long, strange, and unfinished trip of a sitcom-writing legend who turned right after the Cold War, co-founded a podcast empire, turned on to psychedelics, and got turned off to politics.
From Clinton's cockiness to Reagan's contrition to Nixon's defiance, three different models for Donald Trump
There are more forms of hepatitis than there are major parties in America.
After being trolled by Fox News, the Halloween actress ends up echoing Reagan when it comes to waiting periods and assault-weapon bans.
One of the best, most-political and most-personal TV shows ever just ended. What did it all mean?
In a speech drafted but never delivered in the waning weeks of the 1980 campaign, Reagan was to say: "The overriding question is not one of Left or Right. It is one of reversing the flow of power and control to ever more remote institutions."
Supported by Newt Gingrich and Trent Lott, opposed by Shirley Chisholm and Jerry Brown—the department has a long history of scrambling political alliances.
The author of The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels on global warming, fracking, Ayn Rand, and the president-elect.
Good Thing John Hinckley Jr. Only Shot the President. If He Sold Drugs, He Might Still Be Locked Up.
Attempted murder? 35 years in a hospital. Nonviolent drug charges? Life in prison.
Robert Altman's spoof of political conventions
The former first lady, who died this week, was wedded to repressive drug policies that hurt many innocent people.
Mrs. Reagan was staunch advocate of War on Drugs, later bucked Republican party by pushing for stem cell research.
Did Star Wars Kill the New Hollywood, Pave the Way for Reagan, and Make Us a 'Nation of Eight-Year-Olds'?
Some writers see Star Wars as a cinematic Death Star.
Novelist Thomas Mallon on the Cold War, gay Republicans, Facebook vs. the novel, & why "95% of writers he knows are liberal Democrats."
Comparing the rhetoric of two presidents who inherited economic messes reminds us of the wide gap between their respective recoveries.
George H.W. Bush: "We have made illegal some kinds of labor that I'd like to see legal."
This week in preposterous legal threats