Review: America, Hitler, and the UN

Review: America, Hitler, and the UN

According to convention, the United Nations began with the signing of the UN charter in San Francisco in 1945. From that beginning, the organization evolved into a global deliberative body of nearly 200 member states. For some, the UN is incapable of managing an...

A Century Later, Teddy Roosevelt’s Speech on Corporate Power

Ex-presidents almost always follow a small number of well-worn scripts. Some rush to cash in on their celebrity. Some do charitable good deeds. Some just lay low. Exactly one century ago, on August 31, 1910, we had an ex-president who took a brash and bold leap that...

Obamas Victory

(Editor’s note: These comments were excerpted from a panel discussion held November 6, 2008, two days after the election, at the Institute for Policy Studies. You can watch a video of the event.) Karen Dolan I think most of us are feeling something different...
Notes from Election Night

Notes from Election Night

It’s about 8 p.m. I’m exhausted from a brutally long flight from Athens last night, so I’m staying in and will to try to “journal” this election night. I won’t call this “live blogging” because a live blogger...

Top Defense CEOs Cashing In On The War?

“I don’t want to see a single war millionaire created in the United States as a result of this world disaster.” – President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 1940 If he were alive today, the commander in chief of the “Great War” would be...