Commentary: Lady Liberty’s radical history

At a time when immigration and indeed the very nature of America’s heritage is being reexamined, it is worth considering the history of one of America’s greatest icons: the Statue of Liberty.

Two cheers for democratic socialists

“Socialism has known increments of success, basic failure and massive betrayal. Yet it is more relevant to the humane construction of the twenty-first century than any other idea.”

Trump’s foreign policy smashes our defining ideals

WASHINGTON — Setting aside the issue of whether the president is wittingly advancing the interests of a hostile power — a qualification that is only imaginable in the Trump era — what is happening to the direction of American foreign policy?