Whether Biden or Trump emerges as the winner, millions of Americans will likely believe that their candidate was robbed.
Far from being a source of weakness, the fact that Biden honed his political instincts decades ago is a source of electoral strength.
I can go just about anywhere with my German passport. But almost no one wants to let in Americans these days.
Reopening universities will accomplish little and endanger many.
Even if some Americans opt out, the country will still reach herd immunity against COVID-19.
America needs a reckoning over racism. Punishing people who did not do anything wrong harms that important cause.
Americans are pretending that the pandemic is over. It certainly is not.
The human desire to socialize will survive the pandemic.
We need to start preparing for a darker reality.
While the president may not be using the coronavirus to consolidate power, Americans should still be worried about the threat he poses to democracy.
The coronavirus is making me experience what Germans poetically call heimweh, the hurt of being far from your native land.
People who now advocate that we “choose the economy” are not being honest about the consequences of that decision.
Our moral instincts don’t match this crisis.
There are now simply too many patients for each one of them to receive adequate care.
Social distancing is the only way to stop the coronavirus. We must start immediately.
There is a large constituency for a racially inclusive form of social democracy that is not democratic socialism.
Americans are desperate to believe the worst about one another.
Boosting turnout won’t necessarily help the most progressive candidate.
One thing is certain: The next decade will look very different from what most people expect.
It isn’t sufficiently democratic, and there’s no push to penalize authoritarian member states.