Meet the Activists Running for Office in Moscow

Despite Putin’s grip on power, more than a thousand independent or opposition candidates will compete in Moscow’s municipal elections on September 10.

The Nation, 9/08/2017 REPORTING


How the #CNNBlackmail Scandal Exposed America’s Dark Side

The Daily Banter, 7/06/2017 OPINION


5 Things You Need to Know About Trump and Putin’s First Date

The Daily Banter, 7/05/2017 OPINION


Happy Birthday America! Now it’s Time to Grow The F*ck Up

The Daily Banter, 7/04/2017 OPINION


What Do Disneyland, The White House, and Silicon Valley All Have In Common?

The Daily Banter, 7/03/2017 OPINION


The NRA’s Terrifying Ad is a Declaration of War Against Liberalism in America

The Daily Banter, 6/29/17 OPINION


It’s Confirmed. The Rest of the World is Embarrassed For Us

A new poll from Pew Research shows global attitudes towards the US are slipping, and low on Trump in particular - but it’s also a good reminder that our actions have consequences.

The Daily Banter, 6/27/2017 OPINION


Cringeworthy Fox News Interview With Trump Was an Embarrassment to Journalism

The Daily Banter, 6/26/2017 OPINION


“I Don’t Want You to Get Shooted”. Terror Through the Eyes of a Child.

A new harrowing video shows Philando Castile’s girlfriend and her 4-year-old daughter in the back of the police car after his death.

The Daily Banter, 6/22/2017 OPINION


4 Major Lessons Democrats Must Take From the Georgia Special Election

The Daily Banter, 6/21/2017 OPINION


Jeff Bezos and Amazon Could Be Paving The Way For a Dystopian Nightmare

The Daily Banter, 6/20/2017 OPINION


Alex Jones is a Problem, But America’s Ignorance is an Even Bigger One

Megyn Kelly’s interview with the InfoWars founder was tough, but didn’t strike at the root of the issue - the appeal of conspiracy theories and distrust of news

The Daily Banter, 6/19/2017 OPINION


Women, Uninterrupted

Why do we need conferences and organizations for women? Because even female Senators like Kamala Harris are still being silenced by their male peers.

The Daily Banter, 6/16/2017 OPINION


“Fair and Balanced” Fox News Has Brand New Slogan to Troll Americans With

The Daily Banter, 6/15/2017 OPINION


After 15 Years of War it’s Time to Ask What Are We Doing in Afghanistan

The Daily Banter, 6/14/2017 OPINION


CNN Tolerates Jeffrey Lord’s Lies, But Fires Reza Aslan Over Profanity

The Daily Banter, 6/12/2017 OPINION


The Rebirth of James Comey

The former FBI Director’s testimony was blunt and damaging to the Trump administration. The response to his answers also shows how easy it is to win over Washington.

The Daily Banter, 6/08/2017 OPINION


Why Are We Still Using the Espionage Act?

No matter where you stand on the arrest of NSA contractor Reality Winner, the outdated law is unjust.

The Daily Banter, 6/07/2017 OPINION


Trump’s Great “American Idea”? Profit Off The Presidency

A new chain of three-star hotels in small towns are another reminder of the family’s true intentions.

The Daily Banter, 6/06/17 OPINION


Megyn Kelly Had Freedom Russian Journalists Don’t, Yet Failed to Hold Vladimir Putin to Account

The Daily Banter, 6/05/17 OPINION


Yes, I said we need to “move on” from the Russia hacking story. That doesn’t mean ignore it. Let me explain.

The Daily Banter, 6/02/17 OPINION


According to James Clapper, being Russian makes me genetically predisposed to being sketchy

The Daily Banter, 6/01/17 OPINION


There goes the planet. Maybe?

The Daily Banter, 5/31/2017 OPINION


No, Vladimir Putin is not the greatest threat to America

The Daily Banter, 5/30/2017 OPINION


"How It Feels to be Russian-American Right Now" 

Fusion, 04/11/2017 REPORTED FEATURE


Trump’s Failures Won’t Win Democrats More Votes

The Daily Banter, 2/24/2017  OPINION


Want Better Journalism? You Have To Support It.

HuffPost, 11/11/2016  OPINION


Congressional AUMF Debate Is A Sham

HuffPost, 2/3/2015  OPINION


How Not to Respond to Terror Attacks, Brought to You By Thomas Friedman

HuffPost, 1/16/2015  OPINION


For a Media That Worships Power, Bush vs. Clinton Is a Dream Matchup

HuffPost, 12/19/2014  OPINION


Obama’s Cowardly Response to Torture Revelations

HuffPost, 12/12/2014  OPINION


Make 2016 About Surveillance

HuffPost, 11/14/2014  OPINION


Midterm Results: We All Lose

HuffPost, 11/07/2014  OPINION


This Man Is Suing The NSA, FBI And DIA For Answers In Decades-Old Mandela Mystery

HuffPost, 3/25/2014  ORIGINAL REPORTING


Jeremy Hammond Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison

HuffPost, 11/15/2013  ORIGINAL REPORTING


Gmail And The FBI Took Down David Petraeus: Why It Matters To You

HuffPost, 11/13/2012  OPINION