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Daniel Lazare

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American crisis mounts

The current fraught situation highlights the huge breakdown that is in the offing, argues Daniel Lazare

Washington wars intensify

Will Trump be able to overrule ‘democracy’? It is far from impossible, writes Daniel Lazare

At breaking point

With Republicans and Democrats fighting over the few remaining state delegates and threats of appeals to the Supreme Court, Daniel Lazare predicts that the constitutional crisis can only get worse

Mutual collapse

Whoever wins on November 3, writes Daniel Lazare, the downhill slide looks set to continue

Covid-19 set to destroy Trump?

Daniel Lazare says the excess deaths are not only down to the president’s incompetence

More Russia wars

The US political crisis cannot be reduced to a single party or individual, writes Daniel Lazare

Nineteenth nervous breakdown

Daniel Lazare denounces the checks and balances that make what passes for ‘democracy’ such a shambles

Royal high court

Why the commotion over the death of justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg? Daniel Lazare gives his answers

Weimarisation of politics

Daniel Lazare sees striking parallels between pre-Hitler Germany and America today

Positive and negative

Daniel Lazare reviews Christian Parenti's "Radical Hamilton: economic lessons from a misunderstood founder"

Repackaging the ancien régime

Is the priority getting rid of Trump at all costs? Daniel Lazare takes a look at the reactionary nature of the Biden-Harris programme

Going straight downhill

Who’s trying to rig the US elections, asks Daniel Lazare - Republicans, Democrats or both?

Strategy of tension

Forces supposedly opposed to an authoritarian takeover are helping to pave the way for it, writes Daniel Lazare

What will remain of democracy?

With Trump now employing paramilitary forces, writes Daniel Lazare, the signs are not good

A plague on both houses

Trump has rewarded Roger Stone and the Democrats want Julian Assange cruelly punished, says Daniel Lazare

Power of child-like logic

Without a centralised leadership BLM risks playing into Trump’s hands, argues Daniel Lazare

Toppling over a cliff

It is not just Trump’s fault that cases of Covid-19 are soaring, writes Daniel Lazare

End of the Donald?

Suddenly everything seems to be going wrong for the president, says Daniel Lazare

Trump: three questions

Daniel Lazare looks at the possibilities in the presidential election

Race über alles?

Daniel Lazare looks beneath the skin of Black Lives Matter and reveals the links with big business

America explodes - again

As Trump exploits middle class fears we should expect more tyranny, not less, writes Daniel Lazare

The Biden disaster

Daniel Lazare recalls the consistently reactionary politics of the Democratic presidential candidate

Coronavirus and the political organism

There is now a hole where a superpower used to be, writes Daniel Lazare

Democracy is central

In the wake of Bernie Sanders’ withdrawal, Daniel Lazare responds to recent contributions

An empire unravelling

Daniel Lazare believes that Covid-19 could mean the end for the USA in its current form

The great Bernie bust

It is now all but certain that Joe Biden will be the Democratic candidate, writes Daniel Lazare.

Subordinate to the bourgeoisie

It is true that Sanders is mobilising the working class, writes Daniel Lazare. But for what?

Explosive contradictions

Daniel Lazare looks at America’s primitive constitution, the Sanders surge and asks ... ‘what if’.

Stronger than ever

While it is good that Trump was acquitted, writes Daniel Lazare, the slide into authoritarianism is now set to continue.

America, the robotic

Daniel Lazare examines the role of a reactionary constitution in the battle over Trump’s impeachment.

Fury, frustration and volatility

Daniel Lazare examines the dilemmas, contradictions and warmongering of US imperialism.

Russia, Russia, Russia …

The Democrats’ campaign for Trump’s impeachment is a symptom of a sea change, writes Daniel Lazare.

Most dangerous woman in America?

Daniel Lazare considers the role of Fiona Hill in the anti-Trump impeachment campaign.

Abolish the filibuster

The constitution of the United States is designed to thwart democracy, observes Dan Lazare.

Russiagate and what it says about America

The US is in decline, writes Daniel Lazare, and making matters worse it is saddled with an antiquated constitution.