Author : Jeffrey Cavanaugh
Jeffrey Cavanaugh About Jeffrey Cavanaugh
Jeffrey Cavanaugh is a Mint Press political analyst and columnist specializing in international relations and US policy. He holds a Ph.D. in International Relations, specializing in International Security and Conflict. He has worked as a political science and public administration lecturer at Mississippi State University. Cavanaugh also writes about farm politics and policy, where his work has appeared in agriculture news publications in Illinois.
The Slow Death Of Nuclear Power
The Slow Death Of Nuclear Power By
Six decades ago, the head of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission forecast an era of electricity that would be “too cheap to meter,” so what happened?
Elizabeth Warren’s 11 Commandments
Elizabeth Warren’s 11 Commandments By
Everybody’s eyes are on Hillary Clinton, but Elizabeth Warren might be the one Democrats should be watching if a golden calf is what they hope to avoid.
In Saudi Arabia, A Generational Game Of Thrones
In Saudi Arabia, A Generational Game Of Thrones By
For the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s geriatric rulers, there may be no better time than the present to secure the future, which is slipping ever faster out of their grip.
America’s Forecast: More Right-Wing Terror
America’s Forecast: More Right-Wing Terror By
Huge demographic, cultural and economic changes are coming, and it’s not clear how America’s white, Christian, culturally-rural masses may respond.
America’s #1 In Oil — But It Doesn’t Really Matter
America’s #1 In Oil — But It Doesn’t Really Matter By
We may be producing more than ever and more than everyone else, but that doesn’t mean long-term energy security at home.
Central American Child Refugees: Made In The USA
Central American Child Refugees: Made In The USA By
What’s missing from the debate on the child refugee crisis unfolding on our southern border, is that it’s the United States’ fault these children have to flee.
The Stars Have Aligned For Kurdistan
The Stars Have Aligned For Kurdistan By
With the support of not only Turkey, but also Israel and the U.S., the time is right for the establishment of a Kurdish state in the despotic Middle East.
What Japanese Remilitarization Means For Asia And The World
What Japanese Remilitarization Means For Asia And The World By
As China flexes its newly developed military muscle throughout Asia and re-draws maps at will, what would happen if Japan abandoned its post-war pacifist policy?
The Jindal Jinx: How Big Oil And The GOP Rule Louisiana
The Jindal Jinx: How Big Oil And The GOP Rule Louisiana By
Down in Louisiana, the governor’s rolling out the tired old song-and-dance routine of peddling conservative values while coddling wealthy interests.
Why Are We Listening To These People?
Why Are We Listening To These People? By
The media spotlight is again turning to Iraq. Luckily, the media elite has grown a little wiser -- or at least more skeptical of the neocon agenda -- since 2003.