Stories by Andrew O'Hehir

Andrew O'Hehir is a senior writer for Salon. subscribe to Andrew O'Hehir's feed

Posted on: Jun 6, 2017, Source: Salon

There's no pathway to power outside party politics—but let's try to avoid being delusional.

Posted on: May 27, 2017, Source: Salon

There's no quick fix for Trump or our damaged democracy—and the Democrats still look hopeless

Posted on: May 7, 2017, Source: Salon

The president's inner circle may yearn for totalitarian rule, but for Trump, it's all narcissistic play-acting.

Posted on: Apr 1, 2017, Source: Salon

It's tempting to believe that Trump's an idiot and Flynn's testimony could bring him down. Have we learned nothing?

Posted on: Mar 26, 2017, Source: Salon

If Trump’s real agenda is to sow disorder and undermine democracy, even his dreadful last week might be a win.

Posted on: Mar 12, 2017, Source: Salon

Irritating left-wing guys have ruined democracy, apparently. Which might suggest it wasn't doing so great before.

Posted on: Mar 5, 2017, Source: Salon

Trump's tweet-burst suggests he has no idea how surveillance works. But Team Obama's denials leave some loopholes.

Posted on: Mar 4, 2017, Source: Salon

The "opposition party" is finally awaking, but it may be too late for American democracy.

Posted on: Feb 18, 2017, Source: Salon

The movement once had a coherent philosophy. After the neocons, bigots and neo-fascists, there's nothing left.

Posted on: Feb 11, 2017, Source: Salon

Resisting his dangerous agenda is critical. So is accepting that he's not a fluke.

Posted on: Dec 31, 2016, Source: Salon

If Nietzsche was right about "what does not kill me," we're stronger now. Facing the darkness is the way forward.

Posted on: Dec 17, 2016, Source: Salon

It's a shocking real-life spy story, but what really happened—and what it means—may not be clear for decades.

Posted on: Dec 10, 2016, Source: Salon

What's that, you say? There were 43 other white guys before him? Yeah, OK—but not like this.

Posted on: Nov 26, 2016, Source: Salon

None of us could stop Donald Trump, and comparisons to 1933 no longer seem ludicrous. What do we do now?

Posted on: Nov 5, 2016, Source: Salon

Maybe Trump did us a solid by ripping open the rotting carcass of democracy, but our national nightmare isn't over.

Posted on: Oct 22, 2016, Source: Salon

Yes, Trump is dangerous, but he's not the real problem.

Posted on: Sep 24, 2016, Source: Salon

Donald Trump is a deadly drug for white folks, promising an endless, self-destructive high. There is a better way.

Posted on: Sep 17, 2016, Source: Salon

Oliver Stone's movie is a gripping fable of male fall and redemption, but the real Snowden story is much bigger.

Posted on: Sep 9, 2016, Source: Salon

There was one unifying factor that drove Sanders’ unexpected groundswell of support.

Posted on: Sep 2, 2016, Source: Salon

How Natasha Lyonne and Morgan Saylor's roles as reckless, selfish, magnetic characters strike a blow for feminism.

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