Overhauling U.S Foreign Policy: The Bitter Fights Ahead
This article was first published in Foreign Policy in Focus and is reproduced here under a Creative Commons license.
If Trump loses, we can’t just go back to the status quo. On foreign policy especially, movements need to be ready to push a new administration hard.
The most consequential election year in most of our lifetimes has featured stark crises unspooling against a backdrop of vigorous activist mobilizations and simmering public outrage. President Trump may lose his reelection bid, but that will not be enough. We need fundamental change rather than a return to the status quo ante.