Michael A. Cohen

Michael A. Cohen is a regular contributor for The Boston Globe on national politics and foreign affairs. He is also the author of “American Maelstrom: The 1968 Election and the Politics of Division.” Michael has written for dozens of news outlets, including as a columnist for the Guardian and Foreign Policy and he is the US Political Correspondent for the London Observer. He previously worked as a speechwriter at the US State Department and has been a lecturer at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs.

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Roy Moore’s bid isn’t about Alabama — it’s about America

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Consider the message it would send to Muslims, Jews, gays, African Americans, and women.

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A dangerous tax bill that could bring ruin

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If the GOP’s tax bill becomes law, it will lead to dramatic, and perhaps permanent, American decline.

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Does Flynn’s plea deal mark the beginning of the end for the Trump presidency?

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There are only two people who are bigger potential targets than Flynn — Jared Kushner and Donald Trump.

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Republicans still propping up Trump: What are you waiting for?

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There’s been no change and no improvement, just a seemingly never-ending descent.