Progressive political candidates and office holders have had little to say about school vouchers and charter schools. They'll need to wise up soon.
Mike Ludwig of Truthout: Trump's strategy for ending the war in Afghanistan came with plenty of assurances but no hard numbers.
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Tom Engelhardt, cofounder of the American Empire Project and author of The United States of Fear as well as The End of Victory Culture, runs The Nation Institute's TomDispatch.com. His latest book, coauthored with Nick Turse, is Terminator Planet: The First History of Drone Warfare, 2001-2050.