Stories by David Bromwich

David Bromwich, the editor of a selection of Edmund Burke's speeches, On Empire, Liberty, and Reform, has written on the Constitution and America's wars for The New York Review of Books and The Huffington Post. subscribe to David Bromwich's feed

Posted on: Mar 9, 2014, Source: Tom Dispatch

Obama may now see himself to be something like a benevolent monarch — a king in a mixed constitutional system, where the duties of the crown are largely ceremonial.

Posted on: Aug 18, 2011, Source: TomDispatch.com

Obama forged a continuation of the Bush years, doubling Bush's war in the Arab world, hiring staff from the Bush Administration, and tossing civil liberties aside for "security."

Posted on: Jul 22, 2009, Source: TomDispatch.com

Younger generations of Americans are now being taught to expect no end of war -- and no end of wars. It wasn't always like that.