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Stories by Elizabeth Drew for Project Syndicate

Published:Wednesday | November 2, 2022 | 7:22 AMElizabeth Drew for Project Syndicate

WASHINGTON, DC: Whenever I read polls about a forthcoming US election, the 1980 election in which Ronald Reagan and the Republicans swept the board and changed the country springs to mind. But that vote didn't break the Republicans' way...

Published:Tuesday | January 18, 2022 | 10:00 PMA Digital Integration & Marketing production, Elizabeth Drew for Project Syndicate

WASHINGTON, DC : The first anniversary of the mob attack on the US Capitol by followers of Donald Trump on January 6, 2021, in an attempt to overturn the result of the 2020 presidential election, is coinciding with a new and dramatic phase of a...

Published:Wednesday | December 8, 2021 | 6:59 AMElizabeth Drew for Project Syndicate

WASHINGTON, DC : The lighting of Christmas trees notwithstanding, Washington is an unhappy place. Indeed, I’ve never seen the city so glum. This applies to members of both political parties as well as those without much ideology. Trajectories...

Published:Tuesday | October 19, 2021 | 8:23 PMA Digital Integration & Marketing production, Elizabeth Drew for Project Syndicate

WASHINGTON, DC: When the election gods handed Joe Biden the presidency in 2020, they set a trap that he walked right into. The question – one that could define his presidency and affect the 2024 presidential election – is whether he can...

Published:Wednesday | September 15, 2021 | 12:41 AMElizabeth Drew for Project Syndicate, A Digital Integration & Marketing production

WASHINGTON, DC – It is far from clear that President Joe Biden deserves the obloquy heaped on him for the US evacuation from Afghanistan. This is especially true given the endings of other American wars, and the nearly impossible situation...

Published:Wednesday | May 19, 2021 | 12:01 AMElizabeth Drew for Project Syndicate

WASHINGTON, DC – This period in US history could go down as the moment when America’s democratic system for electing a president – the most consequential duty of US citizens – was broken, perhaps for good. True, the US...

Published:Tuesday | April 6, 2021 | 11:34 PMElizabeth Drew for Project Syndicate

WASHINGTON, DC – More often than anyone might think, ample grounds exist for wondering why anyone would want to be president of the United States. Yes, there’s the glory of being elected to occupy the country’s most powerful...

Published:Tuesday | February 16, 2021 | 8:52 PMElizabeth Drew for Project Syndicate

WASHINGTON, DC – The US Senate’s failure to convict Donald Trump for instigating the January 6 riot in the Capitol, for which the House of Representatives had impeached him, leaves the question of whether the US Congress has any...

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