‘Shameful Does Not Even ...

May 15, 2020 by

‘Shameful Does Not Even Begin to Describe’ Trump EPA Decision on Chemical Known to Damage Children’s Brains

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How the media can — and should...

Apr 10, 2020 by

How the media can — and should — correct Trump’s lies in real time

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History shows Trump’s house of...

Feb 6, 2020 by

Trump has overlearned one life lesson: Impulse trumps deliberation. There have been gaps in its success but overall, it has worked beautifully. His impulsivity now reliably outwits any wit.

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Here are the 2 historical infl...

Feb 4, 2020 by

For years now we’ve known that Donald Trump lied and cheated in his business dealings. We know that—at a minimum—he welcomed Russian interference in the 2016 election and that he obstructed justice to thwart the investigation of those efforts. We know that he extorted the Ukrainian president to get dirt on his political opponent and then covered it up by obstructing investigations in congress.

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Midnight revelation: The OMB h...

Feb 2, 2020 by

[Translate] AlterNet Official White House Photo by Joyce N. Boghosian Written by Mark Sumner / Daily Kos February 2, 2020 A midnight...

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Trump’s USDA Chief Thinks Farm...

Jan 24, 2020 by

Yet again, Sonny Perdue wants to gut a program that benefits poor people.

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THE WAR ON THE WAR ON CANCER

Jan 14, 2020 by

Trump’s Gutting of Toxics Regulations Will Mean Higher Profits for Polluters and Higher Cancer Rates for the American People

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Trump Moves to Exempt Big Proj...

Jan 9, 2020 by

The White House on Thursday introduced major changes to the nation’s benchmark environmental protection law, moving to ease approval of major energy and infrastructure projects without detailed environmental assessment or consideration of climate change.

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‘Happy New Year, you’re fired’...

Jan 1, 2020 by

Railing against illegal immigration and promising to build a U.S./Mexico border wall are two of the ways in which President Donald Trump fires up his base at MAGA rallies, yet media outlets ranging from the Washington Post to the Spanish-language Univision network have reported that the Trump Organization has continued to use undocumented workers in 2019 —

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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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New Energy Secretary Fits Tren...

Oct 21, 2019 by

President Trump likes to say that people in his political orbit come straight out of central casting, “tough hombres” from far beyond the Capital Beltway ready to roil the swamp.

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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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The Country’s “Most Polluted A...

Oct 10, 2019 by

“This is political retribution against California, plain and simple.”

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‘F**k em’: Robert De Niro issu...

Sep 30, 2019 by

‘We are in a moment in our lives in this country where this guy is like a gangster,’ says actor

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It’s the Environment, Stupid

Sep 25, 2019 by

There is a winning campaign theme that progressives can use against Trump, and it isn’t “Medicare for all.”

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The Case for Declaring a Natio...

Jul 12, 2019 by

Given that the fate of millions of species, the future livelihoods of current high schoolers, and the stability of modern civilization rests in the balance, the only word to describe the situation is: emergency

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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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Brothers separated at border b...

Apr 25, 2019 by

It’s not just parents and their children who have been ripped apart at the southern border by the Trump administration, nor has family separation stopped there despite Donald Trump’s executive order last summer. 

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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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Reconstituted climate advisory...

Apr 4, 2019 by

Two years ago, when Donald Trump arrived at the White House with his machete, he whacked a number of advisory committees, including the Advisory Committee for the Sustained National Climate Assessment.

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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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Shell to Trump administration:...

Mar 15, 2019 by

When the EPA and the Department of Interior announced plans to scrap Obama-era regulations to curb methane leaks last year, they were transparent about their rationale — they wanted to help the oil and gas industry.

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China crushes US in new power ...

Jan 24, 2019 by

We interrupt the mainstream media narrative about fake infrastructure (Trump’s border wall) with news about real infrastructure.

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Why Those Who Loathe Trump Fin...

Jan 9, 2019 by

Throughout our country’s history politics have always been divisive, so much so that the Civil War was fought over slavery, at times pitting neighbor against neighbor, brother against brother.

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Republicans are not prepared f...

Dec 20, 2018 by

I love my parents. But they are Conservative, Trump supporting, selectively racist Republicans who eschew the news because “it’s always bad/depressing” (except when they watch Fox.) The Primetime news hour is “time for Wheel of Fortune.” And they are totally unprepared for what’s coming.

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10 endangered species the Trum...

Dec 19, 2018 by

A new report describes the 10 species most at risk from policies proposed by the current administration.

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John Kerry: Forget Trump. We A...

Dec 13, 2018 by

If we fail, it won’t be just the president’s fault.

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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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