Angry farmers tell CNN that Tr...

May 15, 2019 by

Farmers in Iowa told CNN this week that President Donald Trump’s trade war with China is pushing them to the brink – and some said they regretted voting for him in 2016 given what his policies have done to their livelihoods.

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‘It’s my homeland&...

May 15, 2019 by

Deb Haaland, one of the first Native American women elected to Congress, has become a powerful voice for US public lands

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“Middle-of-the-Road̶...

May 14, 2019 by

“I will be damned if the same politicians who refused to act then are going to try and come back today and say we need a middle-of-the-road approach to save our lives.”

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186 countries have signed UN p...

May 13, 2019 by

This means that countries now have the right to refuse plastic waste imports to their shores.

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Let’s Re-fund America

May 9, 2019 by

We must create a politics that directly confronts the narcissistic nabobs who’re knocking down our people and our country

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Washington State Governor Jay ...

May 9, 2019 by

“This is great news, but as a presidential candidate, in order to show real national leadership on climate and clean energy, Inslee must endorse a ban on fracking across the country.”

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‘Bombshell’ Report...

May 8, 2019 by

“If Administrator Wheeler and the Trump administration won’t act, then Congress must.”

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Florida Panhandle asks: Should...

May 8, 2019 by

In normal times, helping citizens in distress through no fault of their own has been seen as a bedrock American value. But disaster relief has been politicized, adding to hurricane recovery challenges in the Florida Panhandle.

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Jay Inslee’s Climate Plan Is K...

May 3, 2019 by

The Washington governor wants to transform the electricity grid and new-car market before it’s too late.

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Polybius on writing history

May 1, 2019 by

The people who created the present American system of self-government were all knowledgeable of Roman history, using many of its lessons in structuring the modern republic. Today as history repeats itself, we are left without the wisdom of those whose system we continue to pantomime.

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How the Pentagon Took Ownershi...

Apr 30, 2019 by

When it comes to raising money based on false claims, this president has nothing on the Pentagon. And worse yet, like America’s wars, the Pentagon’s long con shows no sign of ending.

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The Mueller Report: An Indictm...

Apr 24, 2019 by

One would think that any American president, regardless of ideology, would support a full-scale investigation to understand the extent of such interference and to help ward off future threats to our national sovereignty and security.

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‘Unprecedented’: U...

Apr 24, 2019 by

[Translate] Published on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 by Common Dreams “A shocking number of civilians continue to be killed and...

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What Ocasio-Cortez gets about ...

Apr 19, 2019 by

Spats between members of Congress are seldom worth much attention, but an amusing one that happened between Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and Rep. Garland “Andy” Barr (R-Ky.) tells us a lot about how Democrats and Republicans think about the past, present and future of the American economy-

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Bernie Sanders and the Myth of...

Apr 19, 2019 by

The very rich are richer than people imagine.

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Is America Becoming an Oligarc...

Apr 15, 2019 by

Growing inequality threatens our most basic democratic principles.

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Border Patrol Holds Hundreds o...

Apr 15, 2019 by

Asylum-seekers are forced to wait days inside surplus Army shelters in a parking lot, with no beds and little food or showers.

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Killing migratory birds, even ...

Apr 15, 2019 by

Under Republican and Democratic presidents from Nixon through Obama, killing migratory birds, even inadvertently, was a crime, with fines for violations ranging from $250 to $100 million.

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Citing Assange’s Work Ex...

Apr 13, 2019 by

And we should recall what WikiLeaks actually disclosed: Who can forget the Pentagon video footage of a missile attack in 2007 in Iraq, which killed 18 civilians and two Reuters journalists?

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The Right’s New Rallying Cry i...

Apr 12, 2019 by

HELSINKI, Finland — When they really wanted to rile up conservative voters this spring, the politicians from Finland’s nationalist party made a beeline for the rawest subject in this year’s general election.

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Bills giving Arkansas DACA rec...

Apr 11, 2019 by

In a major victory for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients in Arkansas, two bills that would allow them to access nursing licenses and in-state tuition rates at public universities were signed into law by the state’s Republican governor this week.

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‘Clear Breach of His Oat...

Apr 9, 2019 by

“The president can’t ignore our laws to accomplish his goal of preventing people from seeking asylum here.”

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You elected them to write new ...

Apr 9, 2019 by

Disguised as the work of lawmakers, these so-called “model” bills get copied in one state Capitol after another, quietly advancing the agenda of the people who write them.

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A bipartisan group in Congress...

Apr 9, 2019 by

Congress is set to pass one of the most blatant pieces of corporate welfare in years.

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Why Does Trump Want to Debase ...

Apr 9, 2019 by

The tax cut fizzled; send in the clowns!

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Is America Undergoing a Politi...

Apr 8, 2019 by

A new Democratic coalition could be coming to power—but don’t count on it.

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How Rupert Murdoch’s Empire of...

Apr 4, 2019 by

MURDOCH AND HIS CHILDREN HAVE TOPPLED GOVERNMENTS ON TWO CONTINENTS AND DESTABILIZED THE MOST IMPORTANT DEMOCRACY ON EARTH. WHAT DO THEY WANT?

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Zuzana Caputova, liberal envir...

Apr 3, 2019 by

“I am happy not just for the result, but mainly that it is possible not to succumb to populism, to tell the truth, to raise interest without aggressive vocabulary.”

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Your Public Lands Are Killing ...

Mar 29, 2019 by

We are squandering millions of acres of our children’s inheritance and using it to destroy the planet.

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Why the National Rifle Associa...

Mar 27, 2019 by

The gun group faces growing scrutiny of its finances, political activity, and ties with Russian operatives.

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