Joe Biden
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America’s Workers Are Fighting Back: Can They Win?
For decades, the leverage has been on the side of management, but the pandemic has changed that.
By John CassidyOctober 18, 2021
Daily Comment
Joe Biden’s Afghanistan Problem
If the Administration fails to help stabilize the beleaguered country, a withdrawal that appeared politically deft could prove damaging.
By David RohdeOctober 16, 2021
Daily Comment
How Biden Came to Own Trump’s Policy at the Border
Haitian asylum seekers were deported under Title 42, a despised Trump-era practice that the current Administration can’t seem to let go of.
By Jonathan BlitzerOctober 6, 2021
Our Columnists
Biden and the Democrats Need to Make Hard Spending Choices
Historic reforms are possible if the Party can agree on its priorities.
By John CassidyOctober 4, 2021
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The Fate of Afghanistan and the Measure of American Culpability
Watch highlights from the latest New Yorker Live, where writers and editors considered the chaotic U.S. withdrawal and the return of the Taliban.
By The New YorkerOctober 2, 2021
Letter from Biden’s Washington
The Democratic Civil War Has a Winner: Donald Trump
Biden’s agenda is up against more than just the moderates-versus-progressives split.
By Susan B. GlasserOctober 1, 2021
Daily Comment
Afghanistan and the Haunting Questions of Blame
In Senate testimony, the generals acknowledged America’s “strategic failure” in its longest war, and their differences with Biden.
By Robin WrightSeptember 30, 2021
Annals of Inquiry
How Bad Is Biden’s Slump?
Political consultants vary in their views of what caused it, and how the President can recover.
By Benjamin Wallace-WellsSeptember 30, 2021
Our Columnists
Republicans Are Gambling Recklessly on the Debt Limit
While Democrats haggle over priorities, Republicans take an ominous tack: threatening a financial cataclysm amid a global pandemic.
By John CassidySeptember 27, 2021
News Desk
Trapped in Afghanistan
A translator for American forces applied four times for a Special Immigrant Visa to come to the U.S.—he’s still waiting.
By Jonathan BlitzerSeptember 26, 2021
News Desk
The U.S.’s Long History of Mistreating Haitian Migrants
The current tragedy at the border is just the latest fallout from the U.S.’s failed policies toward Haiti.
By Edwidge DanticatSeptember 24, 2021
Letter from Biden’s Washington
It’s Too Early to Consign Joe Biden to the Ash Heap of History
But not too early for Democrats to start panicking.
By Susan B. GlasserSeptember 23, 2021
Politics and More Podcast
Biden’s Big Economic Gamble
The President and the Democrats are trying to reshape the economy. Some of the resistance comes not from the Republicans but from within his own party.
September 23, 2021
Daily Comment
Amid Skepticism, Biden Vows a New Era of Global Collaboration
At the U.N. General Assembly, the harsh realities of the pandemic, climate change, and recent blunders on Afghanistan and France are undermining U.S. credibility.
By Robin WrightSeptember 21, 2021
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How (Not) to Tax Billionaires
A plan from House Democrats targets the merely rich rather than the plutocrats, insuring that our new Gilded Age will continue.
By John CassidySeptember 20, 2021
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