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Benjamin Parker

Benjamin Parker is a senior editor at The Bulwark.

Articles by Benjamin Parker (page 1)

August 18, 2023 5:32 am

Lessons for American Democracy from a Russian Prison Cell

What we can learn Alexei Navalny’s meditation about what went wrong for his country.
Benjamin Parker
August 4, 2023 5:32 am

History Has Its Eyes on Jack Smith

And the special counsel knows it.
Benjamin Parker
July 31, 2023 5:32 am

The Three Battles Raging in Ukraine

And what historical clashes they compare to.
Benjamin Parker
June 6, 2023 5:46 pm

Ukraine Dam Disaster: What Does It Mean for the War?

What we know so far—and what we still need to know.
Benjamin Parker
February 15, 2023 5:30 am

Why Russian Energy Giant Gazprom Is Mustering a Private Army

It’s less about command and control than currying favor.
Benjamin Parker
November 14, 2022 5:30 am

Ukraine Could Eventually Retake Crimea. How Would Crimeans Respond?

The peninsula had a complicated political history even before Russia seized control in 2014.
Benjamin Parker
October 3, 2022 5:30 am

How Much Do Putin’s Annexations Really Matter?

They won’t change his calculus about using nuclear weapons.
Benjamin Parker
August 11, 2022 12:11 pm

Biden Should Make Way for… No One?

Plus: When does the Russian army reach its breaking point?
Benjamin Parker
June 23, 2022 12:30 pm

Don’t Give Trump Back His Twitter Weapon

Plus: Bad politics drives out good.
Benjamin Parker
June 20, 2022 12:01 pm

Juneteenth: What Do Our Holidays Mean?

Plus: Monkeypox is the new normal.
Benjamin Parker