President George Wallace Trump

In “The Politics of Rage,” his brilliant 1995 analysis of George Wallace’s visceral appeal, scholar Dan T. Carter notes that the infamous Alabama segregationist had an uncanny ability to […] Continue Reading…

All hail the Trump court

Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot […] Continue Reading…

This is child abuse

It’s not over. President Donald J. Trump has finally caved to wide-ranging pressure, including pleas from his wife, Melania, and daughter, Ivanka, and ended the vicious policy of separating children […] Continue Reading…

Kim Kardashian West+Donald Trump=freedom

The nation’s foolish and costly “War on Drugs” has destroyed so many lives — taking fathers and mothers from their families, condemning parolees to lives on the margins and […] Continue Reading…

It’s Trump’s party now

It’s no surprise that Kay Ivey, Alabama’s Republican governor, is touting her support for President Donald J. Trump. Running for election after taking over the governor’s office last year […] Continue Reading…

Religious right reveals its sexism

A year and a half into Donald J. Trump’s mean-spirited, vulgar and callous presidency, no one should feign surprise that he referred to some illegal […] Continue Reading…

Trump’s ‘whites only’ party

A year and a half into Donald J. Trump’s mean-spirited, vulgar and callous presidency, no one should feign surprise that he referred to some illegal immigrants as “animals.” It […] Continue Reading…