Why did it take the U.S. 17 years to realize it had lost the Afghanistan War?
For Ted Rall's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
The DIY society will probably win, but we shouldn't go out without a fight.
Every U.S. president deploys violence on a vast scale. How on Earth can they act surprised when ordinary citizens follow their example?
However you assess Kavanaugh's tears, they marked a giant leap for public emotionalism and a major political moment for malekind.
Only a strong, strident, unapologetically articulated left vision can counter the energized GOP base and its far-right agenda.
The Democrats' decision to ignore Kavanaugh's extreme positions on critical U.S. policies such as torture suggests they tacitly endorse them.
Trump isn't a root cause of American crisis. He is a symptom of pre-existing conditions.
Trump shouldn't be president. Why is the Times breaking its ethics guidelines to tell us what everyone already knows?
First: No. It's not too early to discuss the 2020 election. The Iowa caucuses are only a year and a half away. Any presidential hopeful who hasn't begun chatting up donors by now will find it nearly impossible to mount a viable campaign. At this ...
All too often major media outlets shield one another from public scrutiny and accountability.