Stories by Paul Rosenberg

Paul Rosenberg is a California-based writer/activist, senior editor for Random Lengths News, and a columnist for Al Jazeera English. Follow him on Twitter at @PaulHRosenberg. subscribe to Paul Rosenberg's feed

Posted on: Apr 9, 2017, Source: Salon

Putin and Trump are often depicted as enemies of democracy. What they really want to destroy is civilization.

Posted on: Mar 30, 2017, Source: Salon

Many state legislatures have veered hard right in the Trump era—but a new tool aims to empower resistance.

Posted on: Mar 11, 2017, Source: Salon

Pundits compare the anti-Trump movement to the Tea Party—but this resistance is much bigger and more organic.

Posted on: Jan 3, 2017, Source: Salon

Trump's economic policies are built on many flawed assumptions, especially a fossil-fuel boom that won't end well.

Posted on: Oct 30, 2016, Source: Salon

Trump's campaign marks the collision of two campaigns against the democratic state — from tycoons and thugs.

Posted on: Oct 16, 2016, Source: Salon

Exposing Trump's pattern of lies, abuse and victim-shaming has lessons that reach far beyond the 2016 campaign.

Posted on: Oct 8, 2016, Source: Salon

Yes, Donald Trump is a conservative — in some ways, he represents a return to the anti-New Deal right of the 1940s.

Posted on: Oct 6, 2016, Source: Salon

Are Clinton and Trump really the least popular candidates ever? Yes and no, but that meme hides the real problem.

Posted on: Oct 2, 2016, Source: Salon

Anthropologist Peter Turchin's "Ages of Discord" provides a crucial decoder ring for Trump-era social strife.

Posted on: Sep 24, 2016, Source: Salon

While Trump dominates the headlines, House Republicans slash Social Security and drive the system toward disaster.

Posted on: Sep 10, 2016, Source: Salon

Trump's repeated deception about his position on Iraq tells a much bigger story about his farce of a campaign.

Posted on: May 22, 2016, Source: Salon

We're not entitled to our own facts? The big victory of Trump and the GOP has been turning the truth inside-out.

Posted on: Mar 27, 2016, Source: Salon

The right gerrymandered North Carolina with dark money. It worked—but William J. Barber II won't let it stand.

Posted on: Dec 27, 2015, Source: Salon

Hillary got Iraq vote wrong, and Libya and Syria too. If she were setting the policies, what would they look like?

Posted on: Nov 1, 2015, Source: Salon

The stimulus prevented a second Great Depression, a new report shows. What would've helped more? An even bigger one.

Posted on: Aug 29, 2015, Source: Salon

Establishment Dems are trying to take climate action while still satisfying corporate interests. That won't work.

Posted on: Jul 13, 2015, Source: Salon

Trump channels the right's angry Fox News id. But Sanders speaks to America's soul — and our values.

Posted on: Jun 28, 2015, Source: Salon

For them, it never ended.

Posted on: Jan 31, 2015, Source: Salon

An important new book argues that America's most successful social program needs to be strengthened

Posted on: Jan 3, 2015, Source: Salon

The brilliant new science that has creationists and the Christian right terrified.