Ted Rall, Wall Street Journal

Ted Rall

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Past articles by Ted:

Biden’s Problem Is Deeper Than Pessimism

Like Jimmy Carter but unlike Barack Obama, he exudes a sense of hopelessness. → Read More

Green Party Supporters Deserve Voting Rights Too

The Democrats belie their commitment to democracy by repeatedly suing to get the minor party off ballots. → Read More

Ethan Crumbley Isn’t an Adult

The prosecution wants to try him as one while also blaming the 15-year-old’s parents. → Read More

The Left Betrays the Working Class on Covid Mandates

Some unions are even siding with management against employees who resist vaccination. → Read More

Free Speech Has Consequences, but Should Firing Be One?

Wide-ranging discussions are essential to preserving democracy, and they have to be open to all views. → Read More

Why I Got a Third Covid Shot

Better safe than sick, and I have a history of respiratory problems. → Read More

In Defense of Limousine Liberals

Wealthy people who call for higher taxes aren’t hypocritical. They’re selfless. → Read More

Burning a police station led to justice

As people of good will celebrate or merely breathe a sigh of relief in response to the conviction of Minneapolis former police officer Derek Chauvin for the videotaped murder of George Floyd, it is worth noting that this victory likely would never have occurred had it not been for a spectacular act of property destruction. → Read More

The Spy Who Loved Me? Check It Out

Reporters uncritically echo intel agencies’ election claims. Did they learn nothing from the Iraq war? → Read More

Thank You for Voting and Get Out

Progressives help Democrats and get only ingratitude. → Read More

The Green Alternative to Red and Blue

Democrats say a vote for Biden is a vote for democracy. Howie Hawkins disagrees. → Read More

Democrats Hold Abortion Rights Hostage

They’d rather scare voters than enact legislation protecting women nationwide. → Read More

Kamala Harris Won’t Satisfy Progressives

In 2016, Democrats mistook identity politics for policy. Here we go again. → Read More

Delay the election? U.S. presidents often do things they can’t do

The stock response to U.S. President Donald Trump’s suggestion that the general election might be delayed because voting during a pandemic would involve a → Read More

A coup could easily happen in the U.S., and soon

Trump has set the stage for a too-dangerous-to-vote argument. → Read More

The U.S. also needs a centralized medical system

Millions of Americans have been fired over the last two months; now they find themselves uninsured during a global health emergency. → Read More

The Kindness of a Funeral Amid Covid-19

An overwhelmed Jewish charity brings bodies to Israel, their final resting place. → Read More

Don’t worry, everything will get back to ‘normal’ in America

Once the hazard of coronavirus is gone, the inequities of daily will return with a vengeance. → Read More

A Medical Family Faces the Coronavirus

Dr. Fana, a surgeon, comes with masks for her sister, a hospital nurse. Another sister contracted Covid-19. → Read More

Corporate bailouts need strings attached

Americans shouldn't allow themselves to be conned by big corporations once again. → Read More