Ralph Nader: Failure by Congre...

Dec 9, 2019 by

Will the Democrats move to impeach Trump for a narrow brace of violations and accept that the Senate Republicans will keep this outlaw in the White House?

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The media keeps ignoring the b...

Dec 3, 2019 by

With the House Judiciary Committee poised to take up the impeachment baton and hold a new round of public hearings this month, the Beltway press continues to absorb and echo Republican talking points that claim the inquiry isn’t resonating with Americans.

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WATER POLLUTION — EPA pr...

Nov 25, 2019 by

The Tennessee Valley Authority has long argued it shouldn’t be required to limit the toxic metals that its coal-fired power plant dumps into the Cumberland River.

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Yale psychiatrist: Trump’s 53-...

Nov 25, 2019 by

Perhaps unsurprisingly, the White House doctor said of Donald Trump’s recent, sudden visit to Walter Reed Hospital: “Despite some speculation, the President … did not undergo any specialized cardiac or neurologic evaluations.”

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Trump’s half-cocked and bumbli...

Nov 23, 2019 by

After two weeks of testimony in the impeachment hearings, we have the broad outlines of Donald Trump’s conspiracy to extort Ukraine into helping him cheat in the 2020 election.

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Red flags raised after Trump o...

Nov 23, 2019 by

Iraq is one of the top recipients of American assistance, and the U.S. foreign aid agency manages more than $1 billion in projects there, including funding for Iraqi religious minorities pushed by Vice President Mike Pence.

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Intensified US Sanctions Bolst...

Nov 19, 2019 by

On November 14, 1979, 10 days after Iranian students overran the U.S. embassy in Tehran to demand the return of Iran’s deposed Shah, the U.S. first imposed sanctions on Iran. In the four decades since, Iran has been almost continuously under U.S. sanctions.

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David Orr: Is There a Future f...

Nov 14, 2019 by

[Translate] This keynote talk was delivered at the 2019 Bioneers Conference. We are living through the most dangerous challenge to...

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‘Blather and hysteria’: Conser...

Nov 14, 2019 by

Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio, Rep. Devin Nunes of California and other House Republicans were clearly trying to rally the Trumpian base on Wednesday, when the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump offered its first public testimony.

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Opinion: Imagine if L.A. put t...

Nov 11, 2019 by

In the summer of 2028, hundreds of thousands of athletes, support staff and tourists will flood into Los Angeles for the 34th Olympiad, all needing a roof over their heads immediately. Within hours, they will all find one.

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No other president would have ...

Nov 11, 2019 by

[Translate] < President Donald J. Trump disembarks Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House Wednesday evening, Aug. 21, 2019,...

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Sonny and Donnie: Down on the ...

Nov 5, 2019 by

Government by the rich is called plutocracy.

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Former GOP rep says Fox News i...

Nov 5, 2019 by

Former Rep. Joe Walsh, R-Ill., who announced in August that he would compete against President Donald Trump for the 2020 GOP nomination, has accused Fox News and conservative radio of lying about the impeachment inquiry.

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Here are 9 of the biggest bomb...

Nov 4, 2019 by

[Translate] President Donald J. Trump points to the crowd and claps his hands as he disembarks Air Force One Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019,...

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Robert Reich: The real divide ...

Nov 4, 2019 by

[Translate] Image via Screengrab. Written by Robert Reich / Robert Reich’s Blog November 4, 2019 In the conventional view of...

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Noam Chomsky weighs in on impe...

Nov 2, 2019 by

Noam Chomsky was railing against far-right Republicans and neoliberal corporate Democrats long before Donald Trump became president, but the Trump era has certainly given the veteran journalist/author plenty to talk about.

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‘Someone Cancel the Clim...

Oct 30, 2019 by

“The climate talks in Chile were canceled because of the very issues that are at the heart of the climate emergency: social inequality, disrespect for human rights, and an economy that prioritizes big business and polluters over the needs of everyday people.”

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‘Forces We’ve Unle...

Oct 28, 2019 by

“Our rage as a nation has to burn as fiercely as every fire we witness — for the retiree who’s lost their entire life savings, for the family forced to evacuate from a home they may never come back to, for the child suffocating in smoke miles away.”

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Ralph Nader: How corporate pow...

Oct 27, 2019 by

The lawmakers are doing it. The candidates are doing it. The mass media are doing it. All are excluding from their arenas the leading citizen groups as never before, since the early nineteen sixties. The nonprofit national advocacy/research organizations that led the way for social reforms are being shut out of the political process.

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There really is a witch hunt —...

Oct 23, 2019 by

Last May, Attorney General William Barr assigned U.S. Attorney John Durham the task of investigating the origins of the Trump-Russia probe.

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Global Wildfires Are Raging, L...

Oct 21, 2019 by

Record or near-record temperatures, combined with drought in many areas, are contributing to yet another record-setting summer for wildfires.

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It’s Monday, October 21, and M...

Oct 21, 2019 by

Miami Beach passed a resolution declaring a climate emergency last week, thanks to young climate activists who rallied in front of City Hall in September as part of the global climate strike.

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HUD officials knowingly failed...

Oct 21, 2019 by

Lawmakers questioned why HUD kicked off a funding process for 17 states affected by disasters — but left out Puerto Rico.

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Exclusive: Patagonia founder Y...

Oct 19, 2019 by

“You want the truth? It’s hopeless. It’s completely hopeless.” That’s what Patagonia founder and chairman Yvon Chouinard told the L.A. Times about the plight of the earth amid climate change.

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Donald Trump has his finger on...

Oct 19, 2019 by

These are the most frightening words Trump has uttered since becoming president:

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Our mad dog president and his ...

Oct 17, 2019 by

“I have done nothing to harm these people but they are angered with me, so what do they do, doctor up some income tax, for which they have no case… to harass a peaceful man.”

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Rise & Fall of Empires, N...

Oct 17, 2019 by

Despite the delusion of some based upon deception and the goal of ill gotten gain for the chosen few and the minion middle management servants in positions of power and influence sometimes small lies turn into big one’s and we fool ourselves with impressive stories and claims that cannot be substantiated and become fodder for the elite to maintain the positions of supreme authority. 

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The Gloppy mess of merger mani...

Oct 17, 2019 by

Here’s a recipe for you: Chop up some Oscar Mayer wieners, stir in Heinz ketchup, blend with Cool Whip and Maxwell House Coffee, sprinkle Planters peanuts over the mixture, add A-1 Steak Sauce, then top it with Cheez Whiz and blast it in the microwave.

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Meet the Money Behind The Clim...

Oct 15, 2019 by

Nearly a billion dollars a year is flowing into the organized climate change counter-movement

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Ex-CIA agent Valerie Plame war...

Oct 14, 2019 by

The identity of the intelligence community whistleblower who made a formal complaint about President Donald Trump’s July 25 phone conversation with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky remains unknown.

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