US Climate Politics History Le...

Sep 3, 2019 by

A couple of years ago, Nathaniel’s editors asked him to take on an unusual task: write an entire issue-length article about climate change.

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Don’t compare the US surviving...

Nov 2, 2018 by

It is tempting to find reassurance in the comparison: America survived the turmoil, division and bloodshed of 1968. I find no basis for such solace.

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Health Care, Hatred and Lies

Oct 26, 2018 by

Hate is how Republicans change the subject from policy.

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Doubling down on fear: Attacks...

Oct 23, 2018 by

Facing what could be a sweeping defeat next month, Trump and Republicans play to the their supporters’ paranoia

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‘It’s Time to Hand the Mic to ...

Oct 17, 2018 by

When The Atlantic writer Elaina Plott was shot in a drive-by shooting, her views on the right to bear arms began to change.

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The rigging of American politi...

Oct 17, 2018 by

Political systems depend on legitimacy. In America, that legitimacy is failing.

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Spike in voter registrations a...

Oct 9, 2018 by

Musician says Marsha Blackburn’s Congress voting record ‘appalls and terrifies me’.

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Senator Jeff Flake calls for a...

Sep 28, 2018 by

He said he spoke to other Republicans who might be supportive of that move.

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This Hearing Is Stacked Agains...

Sep 27, 2018 by

It is almost unthinkable that there will be a second Supreme Court justice taking his seat under suspicions of perjury and sexual misconduct.

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Kavanaugh twist shows rising i...

Sep 18, 2018 by

Lawmakers of both parties quickly said the accuser…

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Kavanaugh and the Politics of ...

Sep 17, 2018 by

Why the modern G.O.P. keeps abandoning principles it claims to honor.

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Trump Administration Transferr...

Sep 12, 2018 by

The Department of Homeland Security said it needed an extra $200 million to detain…

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Obama speaks out against Trump...

Sep 7, 2018 by

Ex-president mentions Trump by name…

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These six species are about to...

Jul 26, 2018 by

[Translate] Environment Republican-led changes to the Endangered Species Act put plants and animals across America at risk. Here are...

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UPDATE: GOP Congress OFFICIALL...

Jul 6, 2017 by

[Translate] By Brainwrap  DAILYKOS UPDATE: Someone in the comments noted that I never explained what “CSR” payments are. Short...

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TRUMP IS EMBARKING ON AN ORGY ...

May 11, 2017 by

[Translate]   By Robert Reich / RobertReich.org   VIA TRUTHDIG The theme that unites all of Trump’s initiatives so far is their...

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EPIC FAIL — REPORTS SAY ...

Mar 24, 2017 by

[Translate]   By Joan McCarter  DAILY KOS Multiple sources are reporting that the House has pulled the vote on Trumpcare, breaking...

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THESE HOUSE REPUBLICANS SAY CL...

Mar 18, 2017 by

[Translate] Rep. Carlos Curbelo, Republican of Florida.    Gage Skidmore climate desk By Nina Burleigh GRIST.ORG This story was...

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THE HOUSE GOP IS PUSHING A BIL...

Mar 10, 2017 by

[Translate] Sharon Begley, STATNEWS.COM Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images A little-noticed bill moving through Congress would allow...

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WITH NO WARNING, HOUSE REPUBLI...

Jan 4, 2017 by

[Translate] By ERIC LIPTON  NYTIMES Photo Representative Robert Goodlatte, Republican of Virginia, in 2014. Mr. Goodlatte announced...

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WHAT’S THE MATTER WITH N...

Dec 20, 2016 by

[Translate] By KAREN L. COX  NYTIMES Credit Victor Kerlow Charlotte, N.C. — In recent days, folks from outside North Carolina have...

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A BRAZEN POWER GRAB IN NORTH C...

Dec 16, 2016 by

[Translate] By THE EDITORIAL BOARD  NYTIMES Credit Eleanor Davis Having lost the governorship of North Carolina, Republicans there...

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REPUBLICANS ARE NOW VOWING TOT...

Nov 5, 2016 by

[Translate] The Plum Line By Paul Waldman  THE WASHINGTON POST Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post The election is just five days...

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Republican Presidents Are a Di...

Sep 23, 2016 by

[Translate] Labor Democratic presidents presided over higher stock market returns and corporate profits, greater compensation growth...

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IT HURTS TO BE RIGHT

Sep 18, 2016 by

[Translate] Money & Politics Leaked emails show how the Republican governor of Wisconsin flouted campaign finance law to court...

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What Republicans Really Think ...

Jul 22, 2016 by

[Translate] Nicholas Kristof   NYTIMES Photo Credit Nicole Bengiveno/The New York Times CLEVELAND — The arena here at the Republican...

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WHY CATS AREN’T REPUBLIC...

Jun 19, 2016 by

[Translate]   By MessagingMatters Living with a cat for the first time, you quickly pick up on its behavioral quirks, many of which...

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TEA PARTY WAVE WASHES UP ̵...

Apr 11, 2016 by

[Translate] by Mary Ellen Kustin — Guest Contributor CLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: AP Photo/Sandy Huffaker, File In this Monday,...

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THE CHANGING POLITICS OF FREE ...

Apr 1, 2016 by

[Translate] Economy & Work The 2016 presidential race is fraying the Washington consensus, exposing the downside of trade deals...

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11 Terrible Right-Wing Laws an...

Mar 19, 2016 by

[Translate]   Tea Party and the Right It can happen to your town too. By Alex Henderson / AlterNet   Mary Fallin, Governor of...

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