It is truly extraordinary that the still-new Trump administration keeps appointing people whose common priority is the destruction of the agency they head.
An important semantic development of the past decade that is closely related to the doublespeak of moderateness and extremism is the new usage of the concept of “special interests.”
In instances where school vouchers have been partially adopted, the pedagogical results have been insignificant, if not shoddy
If the president ordered a nuclear strike, General Hyten said he would offer legal and strategic advice, but he would not violate the laws of war simply on the president’s say-so.
Of course, we don’t yet know the details of the coming Trumpian NPR. It will, however, certainly throw the Obama approach to the sharks and promote a far more robust role for nuclear weapons,
Your stewardship of the U.S. economy has allowed us to keep 5 percent of all the national income created since the last recession in 2009; while you wealthiest 1 percent got to keep the other 95 percent created since the last recession in 2009; while you wealthiest 1 percent got to keep the other 95 percent
With encouragement from Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) and other Republicans, Trump has been trying to help topple the elected government of Venezuela
It was a nice warm evening where children, brothers, sisters, moms, dads, and friends gathered to listen to country music in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The U.S. naval blockade of Yemen has been unrelenting since March 2015.
For the second time in the past year, Washington activists blocked a train carrying oil fracking supplies from leaving the Port of Olympia on the Salish Sea The blockade camp prevented a possible shipment of ceramic proppants from being shipped to the Bakken oil shale basin in North Dakota, and possibly other fracking operations.
U.S. law enforcement does an especially good job of quelling the dissidence of oppressed peoples, no matter how peaceful the leader.
Can anyone still doubt that access to a relatively free and open internet is rapidly coming to an end in the west?
The assault on women began almost instantly after the primal female scream that was the women’s march in January. That month, Trump signed his first executive order (surrounded by men), literally a “gag rule,” meant to prevent health clinics around the world from even talking about abortion.
On the morning of President Trump’s Inauguration, police trapped and arrested over 230 people. Some were anti-Trump demonstrators; some were not. The next day, federal prosecutors charged them all with “felony rioting,” a nonexistent crime in DC
Neither party has acknowledged that Jerusalem is the commercial, cultural, educational, and religious center for Palestinian life.
Former Secretary of State John Kerry, who spearheaded U.S. diplomacy with Iran, called Trump’s decision “a reckless abandonment of facts in favor of ego
The Bolivarian Revolution, ushered in by then-President Hugo Chávez, generally refers to the re-imagination of the Venezuelan Republic as a socialist nation
It is also worth bearing in mind that among a significant part of his worshipful base, Trump is Regarded as a “wavering moderate” who cannot be fully trusted to hold fast to the true faith of fierce White Christian identity politics. A recent illustration is the primary victory of the incredible Roy Moore in Alabama despite Trump’s opposition
After 8 years of pumping free money into private banks, corporations, and investors, the U.S. central bank has begun a desperate effort to raise interest rates and try to slow the flow of liquidity
President Trump is seeking a plan to have U.S. companies extract minerals from resource-rich Afghanistan
The anti-democratic character and fascist heritage of the PP goernment became glaringly evident when Rajoy sent thousands of troops into Catalonia in a failed attempt to stop people from voting
Our Trump knows no bounds. Every time he tweets like this it’s another impeachable offense that the cowardly majority in Congress will ignore, or even follow. We know what kind of government our Trump would like us to have
The verdict of Stockley’s “innocence” fell like a ton of bricks because, at some level, everyone knew what it meant: If he could not be convicted of any crime
Sexual harassment doesn’t happen just to glamorous women in glamorous industries
For years, ordinary US citizens have been far-removed from the entire discussion on Israel and Palestine. The subject felt alien, marred by Hollywood propaganda, religious misconception and the lack of any understanding of history.