October 2, 2022

the midterms go so goes 2024

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 29 Sep 2022 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 As the midterms go, so goes 2024 By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift           WASHINGTON — The outcome of two races will tell America if there is a blue wave or a red wave – or no wave at […]

counter threat

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 22 Sep 2022 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 The counter threat By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift           WASHINGTON — The world is at a crisis point. Russian President Putin has threatened the use of nuclear weapons in Ukraine. The war is going badly for Russia, and […]

and Bolsonaro

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 16 Sep 2022 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 Barr and Bolsonaro By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift           WASHINGTON — Call it an evolution or a revolution, it’s an important development that former attorney general William Barr appeared on Fox News multiple times to denounce the ruling […]

The king’s duty

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 9 Sep 2022 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 The king’s duty By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift           WASHINGTON — With the passing of Queen Elizabeth II, her son, now King Charles III, delivered a heart-felt speech but failed to address the most existential question facing the […]

universal higher education is inevitable

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2 Sep 2022 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 Free universal higher education is inevitable By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift           WASHINGTON — It is not only Republicans failing to understand President Biden’s executive order canceling $10,000 in student debt for those who qualify. Some Democrats also […]