June 16, 2021

is the answer

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 29 April 2021 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 Government is the answer By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift           WASHINGTON — Ronald Reagan used to say the most terrifying words in the English language are, “I’m from the government and I’m here to help you.” His […]

genesis of lethal forcein modern America

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 23 April 2021 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 The genesis of lethal force in modern America By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift           WASHINGTON — Moments before the guilty verdicts were announced in the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin, another unarmed Black person was […]

soul of the GOP diedwith John McCain

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 8 April 2021 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 The soul of the GOP died with John McCain By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift           WASHINGTON — Can mainstream Republicans recapture their party from a Trump-led cult? Their prospects look bleak. Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, can’t do […]

of the unions and the middle class

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 1 April 2021 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 Return of the unions and the middle class By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift           WASHINGTON — For decades, the economic imbalance in America has increasingly widened to a degree not witnessed in more than a century. This […]