Author Archives: Sarah Kendzior

They don’t care about us

As Milwaukee burns and Baton Rouge floods, I wrote about the abandonment of the heartland for Quartz: They come for the chaos. They don’t stay for the banal brutality of the time in between, the slow erosion of opportunities that … Continue reading

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Trump and Putin: A Bad Bromance

For Quartz, I looked over years of Russian-language coverage of Trump, which long preceded his campaign, and reflected on their relationship and their collaborative white supremacist bases: While some members of the US media have dismissed attempts to examine Trump’s … Continue reading

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Trump’s foreign policy is actually a domestic attack

From my latest for the Globe and Mail: He had no intention of making an actual foreign policy speech. Instead, he made a domestic policy speech aimed at recasting innocent U.S. citizens as dangerous foreign infiltrators. There is no true … Continue reading

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More on Poland, Russia and the US

The Polish news outlet Onet did another interview with me on the US election and its potential ramifications for Poland and other Eastern European states. You can read excerpts in Polish here, and the original interview in English below: Hillary … Continue reading

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On Clinton Derangement Syndrome

In which I try to explain to a European audience this unique pathology affecting Americans: The answer is often axiomatic. People hate Hillary Clinton because people hate Hillary Clinton. This instinctive, matter-of-fact hatred is known in America as Clinton Derangement … Continue reading

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Assassination

Another horrifying day in the US election. My latest on Trump’s assassination threats for Globe and Mail: “By the way, and if she gets the pick – if she gets the pick of her judges, nothing you can do, folks,” … Continue reading

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If Trump loses, who follows?

My latest for Quartz is a sequel of sorts to my Foreign Policy piece (see below) on the repercussions of a Trump loss, and how his campaign has mainstreamed extremism: Donald Trump’s erratic behavior over the past week has led … Continue reading

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Lots of new articles on the election apocalypse

I’ve been a little lazy about updating this website, which I use mostly to let readers know what I’ve written recently. Lately I’ve written a lot! Here’s everything since the last update: The Democrats’ America on display: flawed but not … Continue reading

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American political dysfunction: a guide for Europeans

Happy to announce I’m going to be covering the US election and other social and political issues for De Correspondent, a Dutch news outlet that broke a record in crowdfunding when it launched as an initiative to support independent journalism. … Continue reading

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America’s growth industry is rage

I’m covering the GOP convention for the Globe and Mail and another outlet, so expect a sequel to this horror story later this month. On last night’s “Make America Work Again” fiasco: On July 19, 2016, Donald Trump was formally … Continue reading

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