Constitutional lawyer Laurence...

Jan 16, 2020 by

In recent days, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has floated the idea that the Senate might vote to dismiss the articles of impeachment against President Trump without ever holding a trial.

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Here’s why Congress wants to l...

Jan 1, 2020 by

Just try phoning Trump’s private banker Rosemary T. Vrablic at Deutsche Bank’s U.S. headquarters in Manhattan.

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Fox News’ Chris Wallace calls ...

Dec 12, 2019 by

[Translate] “I believe that President Trump is engaged in the most direct sustained assault on freedom of the press in our...

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‘Cognitive decline’: Psychiatr...

Nov 27, 2019 by

A psychiatry professor is sounding the alarm about President Donald Trump’s slurred speech, most recently after he touted a record “sock rocket” during his campaign rally in Florida Tuesday.

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Noam Chomsky: Democratic Party...

Nov 21, 2019 by

As the 2020 election race heats up, U.S. politics, the nation’s political culture as a whole, and even the future of organized human life are at a crossroads.

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I’ve Given Up All Hope in Sena...

Nov 20, 2019 by

I believed the combination — shame and the well-honed D.C. survival instinct — could be enough to collect 20 Republican votes to remove this demonstrable menace of a president. I believed it was possible.

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‘Racism dictates who gets dump...

Nov 14, 2019 by

Five luminaries explain the concept of ‘environmental justice’ and reveal why, alongside the climate crisis, it is one of the most pressing issues of our time   

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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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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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15 Canadian Kids Sue Their Gov...

Oct 29, 2019 by

Young people sue government over climate change.

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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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Trump, Putin and friends are w...

Oct 12, 2019 by

“Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof” is an oft-quoted aphorism from the King James Bible. It basically means that there are enough problems in the present that one should not only avoid adding to them, but not worry too much about the future.

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Pollution, anxiety, and death:...

Oct 12, 2019 by

If you’ve ever said “Donald Trump makes me sick,” it was probably a metaphorical statement. Or was it?

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The real news on ‘fake news’: ...

Oct 8, 2019 by

During the 2019 election, a news story about the Labor Party supporting a “death tax” – which turned out to be fake – gained traction on social media.

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Smearing Joe Biden, 2016 style

Oct 5, 2019 by

Not only is Joe Biden innocent of any wrongdoing in Ukraine — as almost every legitimate news organization now acknowledges — but his actions concerning his son’s business interests there were precisely the opposite of the smears launched against him by the Trump campaign.

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Former Ukrainian president des...

Oct 3, 2019 by

Ukraine’s former president categorically denied that Joe Biden had ever asked him to open or close any criminal cases, effectively knocking down President Donald Trump’s conspiracy theory about the former vice president.

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We Can Save the Planet by Defu...

Sep 28, 2019 by

The environmental justice movement that is surging globally is intentionally intersectional, showing how global warming is connected to issues such as race, poverty, migration and public health.

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Trump was impeachable from Day...

Sep 28, 2019 by

From the first day, Donald Trump has been an unhappy president. Because he knew he was engaging in treason.

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Trump to Ukraine: Such a Shame...

Sep 26, 2019 by

No, Trump didn’t make an explicit threat. He didn’t have to.

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Nobel Laureate Paul Krugman: ‘...

Sep 24, 2019 by

Despite the fact that some of the most aggressive military expansions and escalations have occurred under Democratic presidents — from Franklin Delano Roosevelt during World War II to Lyndon B. Johnson in Vietnam and Barack Obama in Afghanistan — Republicans have repeatedly insisted that they have the market cornered on patriotism and love of military.

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Rival Republican Bill Weld acc...

Sep 23, 2019 by

Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld, one of the three Republicans who is challenging President Donald Trump via a 2020 GOP presidential primary, has been vehemently critical of Trump on foreign policy.

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How the tyrant in the White Ho...

Sep 20, 2019 by

To me, it feels ice-tinglingly creepy that the U.S. Attorney Jessie Liu in Washington wants to bring criminal charges against former Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe.

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‘A goddamn terrifying time to ...

Sep 17, 2019 by

Naomi Klein explains what ‘increasingly barbaric political figures’ like Trump have figured out about the future

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‘Trollbots’ Swarm ...

Sep 16, 2019 by

A new tool is tracking automated and otherwise questionable social media accounts as they sow disinformation, discord and division. Climate change is a target.

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Exposed CIA operative Valerie ...

Sep 11, 2019 by

Valerie Plame probably wasn’t a huge fan of Donald Trump, even before he pardoned Scooter Libby, former chief of staff for then-Vice President Dick Cheney in 2018.

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The cost of the GOP’s degradat...

Sep 11, 2019 by

Pollster and author Stanley Greenberg has written a book about the death of the Republican Party titled, “R.I.P. G.O.P.”

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Trump moves to allow logging i...

Aug 28, 2019 by

Meanwhile, the Amazon burns.

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DNC Shuts Down Climate Debate ...

Aug 26, 2019 by

[Translate] Olivia Rosane Politics DNC Chairman Tom Perez speaks prior to the start of the second night of the first...

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Welcome to the Trump dictators...

Aug 25, 2019 by

Another week of shaking our heads and wondering how much longer we can survive him. Yet again, Donald Trump overwhelmed practically everything with the force of his obscene personality, running his mouth and his thumbs even while he was failing to run the country in any sort of conventional sense.

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