Tag Archives: Republican Party

How COVID-19 Exposed America’s Vulnerabilities

COVID19 has exposed the inner weaknesses and contradictions of the US like never before; It spends hundred of billions of dollars on lethal armaments but has not enough COVID19 testing kits, ventilators, and hospital beds, says Barnett Rubin.

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Republican Health Care Bills Defy the Party’s Own Ideology

The health care bill proposed by Senate Republicans was little better than the House version, which begs an important question: Who's driving health care law – a free market, or insurance companies?

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George Bush a Burden or Blessing for Jeb Bush’s Campaign?

The public may be warmer to big brother George than pundits believe.

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US-Cuba Thaw After 50 Tense Years

Obama announced a number of sweeping policy changes. Change is in the interests of both nations. The tense relationship between the two sides has a long and complicated history.

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Demographic Shifts Sinking Republican Party

Most people have gotten the sense that rising diversity is making life hard for the Republican Party; ditto for the rise of the notably progressive Millennial generation. But there’s a lot more to American demographics than that — and it turns out that some of the lesser-discussed demographic patterns are likely to do quite a bit of damage to Republicans’ electoral fortunes …

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