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Sunday, March 12, 2017
Sue Sturgis
Southern Communities Brace for the Impact of Big Oil's Expansion Plans
President Donald Trump kicked off this week with a Monday morning tweet hailing — and seeming to wrongly take credit for — Exxon Mobil's plan for a $20 billion expansion of its refineries, chemical...
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Mary Anne Hitt, Bruce Nilles
Pathway to Paris
The Trump Administration has made no secret of their intent to roll back the Clean Power Plan, the centerpiece of the climate commitment the US made at the 2015 Paris climate summit. The Clean Power...
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Ronald Newman
The “Freedom Cities” Campaign: Resistance Through Progress at the Local Level
On Saturday night, people at more than 2,200 events around the nation tuned in for the inaugural event of People Power , a new platform harnessing nationwide grassroots resistance to the Trump...
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Steve Vladeck
Whitewashing Guantánamo
President Trump has made no secret of his desire to continue–if not affirmatively re-invigorate–the detention of non-citizen terrorism suspects at Guantánamo. That’s a problematic policy goal, to be...
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Saturday, March 11, 2017
César Chelala
From Barry Goldwater to Donald Trump
Increasingly, members of the psychiatric profession are expressing their concern about President Donald Trump mental health status. In a recent letter to the New York Times, two prestigious...
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Kate Brannen
Iraq Is Off the Travel Ban List, But Iraqis Most in Need Not Helped by Trump’s New Order
In its revised executive order, the Trump administration dropped Iraq from the list of Muslim-majority countries for whom travel to the United States is suspended for 90 days. The move came after...
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Janine Jackson
In Women’s Strike, Media Miss a Moment to Look in Mirror
March 8 was International Women’s Day, this year marked by a Women’s Strike—a coordinated day of action, not limited to work stoppage, that organizers said was intended to highlight how women’s work...
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Christopher Brauchli
Trump, Tapps [sic], and Twitters
O envy! Envy! Thou gnawing worm of virtue, and spring of infinite mischiefs! There is no other vice, my Sancho, but pleads some pleasure in its excuse...but envy is always attended by disgust, rancor...
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Oscar Reyes, Bertie Russell
How Progressive Cities Can Reshape the World — And Democracy
“We’re living in extraordinary times that demand brave and creative solutions. If we’re able to imagine a different city, we’ll have the power to transform it.” – Ada Colau, Mayor of Barcelona. On 24...
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John Atcheson
If the Answer is 'Tax Cuts for the Rich; More Pain for the Rest of us,' What Was the Question?
Well, where Republicans and Trump are concerned, it could be any question you ask. Take health care. Replacing Obamacare with the Republican’s version will cut taxes on the 400 richest households in...
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Donna Smith
No Politico Wants to Know: We Are Patients
It is hell out here for patients right now in America. There may be a swampy, dirty-flash flood going on in D.C. right now, but there are precious few elected officials who see patients as patients...
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Alyssa Aquino
Undocumented Filipinos Are Living a Special Nightmare in Trump’s America
As paranoia spreads over the Trump administration’s promised immigration crackdown, there’s a video circulating around California’s immigrant communities. In it, two people — Lolita Lledo, an...
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Friday, March 10, 2017
Bob Burnett
Indivisible: A Social Action Startup for Democracy
Some of the most exciting days of my life occurred in the late 80's when I was involved in a technology startup, Cisco Systems. 29 years later I'm involved in another exciting startup, Indivisible ...
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Mat dos Santos
Why is DHS Labeling Protesters “Domestic Terrorists”?
The United States government considered Nelson Mandela a terrorist until 2008. Mandela was a designated terrorist 18 years after he was released from prison, 15 years after he won the Nobel peace...
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Katie Lee
Why Appalachia (and the Whole Nation) Needs a Single Payer Healthcare System
During a rural medical outreach visit in East Tennessee, I met a woman who had become concerned after she found a lump in her breast. She was 44 years old, only a year younger than her mother was...
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Liz Perera
Scott Pruitt Has Misled Congress on Climate Multiple Times
On Thursday morning, Donald Trump’s EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt told CNBC that he does not believe carbon dioxide is a “primary contributor” to global warming. “I think that measuring with...
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Danny Sjursen
The Surge Delusion: An Iraq War Anniversary to Forget
The other day, I found myself flipping through old photos from my time in Iraq . One in particular from October 2006 stood out. I see my 23-year-old self, along with my platoon. We’re still at Camp...
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Linda Darling-Hammond
Education for Sale?
O n February 7, Betsy Devos was confirmed as the nation’s new education secretary after a contentious 50-50 vote in the Senate, with Vice President Mike Pence breaking the tie. Coming to the job with...
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Conn Hallinan
Bush-Era Foreign Policy Delusions Are Alive and Well in 2017
In trying to unravel the debates over U.S. foreign policy currently being fought out in the editorial pages of the New York Times , The Wall Street Journal , and the magazine Foreign Policy, one...
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Jeremy Brecher
As Their Trials Begins, Climate Protecting "Valve Turners" Say "Shut It Down" Is "Necessity"
Is there anything people can do about climate change in the Trump era? The new American president has asserted that global warming is a fraud perpetrated by the Chinese to steal American jobs;...
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Thursday, March 9, 2017
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan
‘A Day Without a Woman’: The Women’s Global Strike and the Growing Movement Against Donald Trump
The Statue of Liberty went dark Tuesday, the day after President Donald Trump signed his revised executive order, dubbed the “Muslim ban 2.0,” excluding all refugees and people from six majority-...
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Jeff Biggers
Call It What It Is: Climate Cover-Up, Not Climate Denial
Today’s remarks by EPA administrator Scott Pruitt that human activity is not “a primary contributor to the global warming that we see” should effectively bring an end to the term formerly known as “...
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Richard Eskow
The American Health Care Act Is a Wealth Grab, Not a Health Plan
The Republicans’ plan to replace the Affordable Care Act is a disaster for the health of the American people. But that may be nothing more than a byproduct of the bill’s main impact: it will increase...
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Matt Taibbi
Why the Russia Story Is a Minefield for Democrats and the Media
Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper appeared on Meet the Press this past weekend to discuss the Trump-Russia scandal. Chuck Todd asked: Were there improper contacts between the...
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Simon Johnson
Restore American Democracy — Mobilize Your National Network
Millions of Americans are in despair. They know our democracy is in great peril — from plutocrats, organized groups using dark money to control Congress and ideologues determined to rip up Social...
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Ciara Torres-Spelliscy
The Worst $1 Million Trump Ever Saved
Donald Rumsfeld once famously said, “There are known knowns. There are things we know that we know. There are known unknowns. That is to say, there are things that we now know we don't know. But...
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Marta Conner
The House Republican Plan for Medicaid Would Put My Daughter’s Life At Risk
My daughter, Caroline, is seven years old. She is funny and smart and obsessed with Disney princess movies and loves books about dinosaurs. Caroline also has Rett syndrome, a neurological disorder...
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Randall Amster
Surrealistic Homeland Blues
You don’t need a weatherman to tell you that we’re in the midst of volatile conditions as we arrive at the fiftieth day of the Trump presidency—which feels more like fifty years in regular human time...
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Jennifer Daskal
Who Is Judge Gorsuch?
Over two weeks ago, Senator Dianne Feinstein, the Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, sent Judge Gorsuch a letter asking about his role in 10 high-profile cases that were litigated by...
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Robert C. Koehler
The Moment of the Fool
Obama . . . Trump. Could there be a bigger contrast — in attitude, style, comportment, philosophy? What irony that the two names are now linked in history: Donald Trump forever the successor to...
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Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Elise Gould, Jessica Schieder
It’s Time We Acknowledge Women’s Contributions to the Economy
Women hold 49.5 percent of payroll jobs. The health of the female workforce is hugely important to the health of the overall labor force. And yet—in crucial ways—lawmakers in the United States have...
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Miriam Pemberton
Getting That Secure Feeling Yet?
Millions of Americans are feeling uneasy, disgruntled, and insecure. That message sounded loud and clear throughout our turbulent election year. The Trump administration’s latest budget proposal isn’...
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Jacob Swenson-Lengyel
Shareholders Showdown: Will Disney Break From The Beast?
Exclusive access to President Trump might sound good to a CEO, but it comes at a cost to your business. Just ask Uber chief Travis Kalanick. In early February, Kalanick was compelled to step down...
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Marcy Wheeler
Wikileaks Dumps CIA’s Hacking Tools
Today, Wikileaks released a big chunk of documents pertaining to CIA’s hacking tools. People will — and already have — treated this as yet another Russian effort to use Wikileaks as a cutout to...
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Alnoor Ladha
Memory, Fire and Hope: Five Lessons from Standing Rock
"The struggle of man against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting." —Milan Kundera, The Book of Laughter and Forgetting Last week, on February 22, 2017, water protectors at the Oceti...
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Lynn Sherr
The 1970 Women’s Strike: A Bit of History
Time was, you didn’t need a strike to create “A Day Without a Woman.” That’s just how things were. If you walked into any voting booth on Election Day, or watched any Supreme Court hearing, or tuned...
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Helen Gym
Betsy DeVos’s Education Agenda Can Be Overturned. This City Shows How.
L ast month, with the help of a tie-breaker vote, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos squeaked through one of the most humiliating confirmations ever for a cabinet official. In the weeks leading up to...
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Norman Solomon
Let’s Give the CIA the Credit It Deserves
For months now, our country has endured the tacit denigration of American ingenuity. Countless statements—from elected officials, activist groups, journalists and many others—have ignored our nation’...
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Lauren Kaori Gurley
"Privilege" Politics and the Women's Strike
Over the weekend, I spoke to Tara Finn, a 31-year cashier and single mother from Miramar, Florida who will not participate in the International Women’s Strike on March 8 because it would mean losing...
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Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Bernie Sanders
What Should We Do If the President Is a Liar?
We face a very serious political problem in this country, and that problem is manifested in a post written yesterday by Amber Phillips of The Washington Post . In her piece, Phillips criticizes me...
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Michael Winship
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mr. Donald J. Trump
Assume for a moment, as many have suggested, that the whole Trump/Putin/Russia calamity is a deliberate distraction, a deflection to shift our gaze from the destruction of government and democratic...
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Dave Johnson
Regulation Repeals Show ‘The Swamp’ Is Rising
Time and again, Candidate Donald Trump promised to “drain the swamp in Washington.” He swore to curb lobbying of government by special interest groups to procure favors for their clients. But instead...
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Michael Hiltzik
The GOP's Obamacare Repeal Plan Is Out—and It's Even Worse Than Anyone Expected
After weeks of expectations — actually, nearly seven years of expectations — House Republicans on Monday released their proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act . Elements of the proposal, which...
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Katrina vanden Heuvel
Get Ready for Trump’s Climate-Denial Offensive
Lost in the din of Donald Trump’s Twitter rampages was the report last week that the White House is “fiercely divided” over Trump’s campaign promise to “cancel” the Paris climate accord. The news...
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Andrew Bacevich
The Shameful Selling of Ryan Owens
“Sentimentality,” wrote James Baldwin in 1949, “is the mark of dishonesty.” With his pronounced antipathy for fakery and cant, Baldwin denounced the “ostentatious parading of excessive and spurious...
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David Dayen
The Republican Health-Care Bill is the Worst of So Many Worlds
W ith the release of the American Health Care Act, House Republicans have pulled off an impressive feat: managing to alienate virtually everybody with a stake in health care. If you liked the...
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Rebecca Gordon
American Carnage: Fighting the Forever War
In his inaugural address, President Trump described a dark and dismal United States, a country overrun by criminal gangs and drugs, a nation stained with the blood seeping from bullet-ridden corpses...
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RoseAnn DeMoro
The Republican House of Horrors Offers a Terrifying Healthcare Vision
Halloween arrived early this year featuring the Republican house of horrors seeking to fulfill their long lust for repeal of the Affordable Care Act. While there are legitimate criticisms of the ACA—...
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Wenonah Hauter
Don't Let Corporations Control Vulnerable Americans' Water
Hundreds of people gathered outside the White House last week before Trump’s address to Congress to remind him that they’re resisting his divisive agenda. In the disastrous first month of his...
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Ai-jen Poo
DayWithoutAWoman: For Domestic and Low-Wage Workers, the Stakes Are Higher Than Ever
I sometimes ask domestic workers to imagine what would happen if every nanny, housecleaner and home care worker in the country decided to go on strike for one day. I ask them to reflect on all the...
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Cecile Richards
Rise Up: Anti-Planned Parenthood Bill Just Hit the House
A bill to prohibit patients from getting care at Planned Parenthood health centers just got introduced in the House. The time to rise up is NOW. Tell your representative s to stop this dangerous bill...
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Salil Shetty
The US Travel Ban: Unconstitutional, Inhumane and Illogical
As shells exploded around their home in a besieged neighbourhood of Ta’iz, Yemen, brothers Yahia and Maher, then aged 16 and 18, took shelter beneath the staircase. Here they remained for three days...
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Osprey Orielle Lake, Emily Arasim
On International Women’s Day, Honoring Women Land and Human Rights Defenders
Women around the world stand at the forefront of rising movements to defend and protect the health of water, land, air and diverse communities. On this International Women’s Day, it is vital to honor...
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Isaiah Poole
Trumpcare Is Wrong For You. It’s A Toxic Prescription For Health Care
As medicine for our health care system, it’s worse than a placebo. It will do active harm to millions of people, particularly low-income people and seniors. It cuts taxes for the wealthy and...
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Monday, March 6, 2017
Celine McNicholas
Federal Contract Workers Need the Protection of the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Rule
Last week, Senator Warren, joined by her colleagues Senator Murray and Senator Sanders, asked Attorney General Sessions to open a criminal investigation into the deaths and serious injuries of...
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Maria Cardona
Trump's 'Muslim Ban 2.0' Is Still the Same Flawed, Un-American Mess
Trump Muslim ban take two! Or you could call it a kinder, gentler Muslim ban. But make no mistake: It is a Muslim ban, no matter how much the Trump administration tries to wrap it in better legal...
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Cody Wofsy
Why the Only Way to Fix the Muslim Ban Is Not to Have a Muslim Ban
Today President Trump signed a new Muslim ban. The new executive order is a major retreat by the administration, reflecting that, as courts around the country have recognized, the original order was...
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David Cole
We’ll See You in Court, 2.0: Once a Muslim Ban, Still a Muslim Ban
If a Muslim Ban is cleaned up to exclude Iraq, exempt lawful permanent residents and other current visa holders, is it still a Muslim ban? That’s the question presented by President Donald Trump’s...
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Jamie Henn
Only Mass Mobilization Can Save the EPA
It’s not yet halfway through Trump’s first 100 days in office and his administration has already shown they’ll go to any length to dismantle the laws and regulations that protect our air, water and...
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Jamison Hill
For Chronically Ill People Like Me, the ACA Repeal Is Life Or Death
I haven’t been able to get out of bed on my own in nearly two years—and I’m only 28 years old. For more than a year I was unable to speak, sit up, or eat solid food. In June 2015, first responders...
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William Hartung
Could War With Iran Be on Washington’s Agenda?
In the splurge of “news,” media-bashing, and Bannonism that’s been Donald Trump’s domestic version of a shock-and-awe campaign, it’s easy to forget just how much of what the new president and his...
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Bill Quigley
How to Reverse Incarceration in Louisiana: Thirteen Steps to Stop Being First in Being Last
Louisiana was recently named “ Worst State ” in the nation, again . One of the reasons was the state’s 50 th ranking in crime and corrections . Being the incarceration capital of the county is...
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Robert Reich
'Unhinged & Dangerous': The Old Trump is Back. In Fact, He Never Left
It seems an eternity ago but it was only last Tuesday night when Donald Trump addressed a joint session of Congress and stuck to the teleprompter without going off the deep end – eliciting rapturous...
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Juan Cole
Dirty, Hot, Deadly: The Real Trump Scandal Is What He’s Done to the Environment
I don’t think Trump creates Twitter scandals to deflect attention from his real scandals. I think his mind just works in an odd way. But the fact is that concentrating too much on the sound and fury...
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Paul Buchheit
How 90% of American Households Lost an Average of $17,000 in Wealth to the Plutocrats in 2016
America has always been great for the richest 1%, and it's rapidly becoming greater. Confirmation comes from recent work by Thomas Piketty, Emmanuel Saez, and Gabriel Zucman; and from the 2015-2016...
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E.J. Dionne
The Trump Experiment May Come to an Early Tipping Point
President Trump’s astonishing and reckless accusation that he was wiretapped on orders from President Barack Obama should finally be the tipping point in how the country views him and his presidency...
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Sunday, March 5, 2017
Karen Dolan, Peter Certo
The Worst Thing About Sessions? Everything We Already Knew.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is in hot water following revelations that he met twice with Russia’s U.S. ambassador when he was a surrogate for the Trump campaign — and then lied about it to...
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Sarah Anderson
Going After the Pain Profiteers
Travis Bornstein never told his friends about his son Tyler’s drug problem. He was too embarrassed. Then, on September 28, 2014, Tyler’s body was found in a vacant lot in Akron, Ohio. The 23-year-old...
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Nellis Kennedy-Howard
No Ban, No Wall: Native American and Human Rights Groups Join Forces With Environmental Movement to Stop the Border Wall
As Director of Equity, Inclusion and Justice at Sierra Club, I often hear the question: why doesn’t Sierra Club stick to “environmental issues”? Today we’ll be turning over our blog to guest writer...
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Brigitte Amiri
How Is Trump Planning to Attack Reproductive Rights, LGBT Equality, and Religious Minorities? We’ll Find Out.
There is no question that President Trump hopes to stop progress toward full LGBT equality and access to reproductive rights. Trump has vowed to appoint Supreme Court justices who will overturn Roe v...
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Ray McGovern
Another Hatchet Job on Snowden
In depicting National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden as a Russian spy, author Edward Jay Epstein acknowledges his debt to the CIA’s famously paranoid counterintelligence chief James...
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Laura Zúñiga Cáceres
We Are Going to Triumph
On what would have been indigenous and environmental movement leader Bertha Cáceres' 45th birthday, we reproduce this letter from her daughter Laura. Cáceres was assassinated in her native Honduras...
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Steven Singer
Allowing Guns in Schools is a Bad Idea
Guns were not allowed at Donald Trump’s inauguration . They were not allowed at his speech to the National Rifle Association (NRA). Nor were they allowed at the Conservative Political Action...
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Gary Olson
The Deep State vs. President Trump
Corporate media like CNN, MSNBC, The New York Times , The Washington Post, and elements within the intelligence community are singing from the same hymnal in denouncing and demonizing President Trump...
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Saturday, March 4, 2017
Sue Sturgis
Workers, Civil Rights Leaders Join for 'March on Mississippi' Backing Nissan Union
In what's expected to be the largest protest in Mississippi in years, hundreds of workers, civil rights leaders, and social justice advocates plan to march to the Nissan factory in Canton this...
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Miriam Berg
Top 5 Ways to Help Planned Parenthood This March
The Trump administration and a GOP-controlled Congress have wasted no time attacking reproductive health and rights. They’ve reinstated and expanded the Global Gag Rule, begun their attempts to roll...
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Christopher Brauchli
Trump vs. Immigrants
Driven from every corner of the earth. . . direct their course to this happy country as their last asylum. Let us cherish the noble guests and shelter them. — Samuel Adams, Speech Philadelphia (...
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Dave Johnson
Trump’s Spectacle Misdirects Us From Our Government’s Destruction
Making people “Look over there!” is a classic magician’s trick. The magician misdirects the audience’s attention, while palming a coin or putting a dove in a pocket. Misdirection is also used by con...
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Rebekah Barber
As Politicians Target Sanctuary Cities, Faith Communities and Campuses Seek to Become Refuges
Dating back thousands of years, the concept of sanctuary stems from the custom of offering hospitality to the stranger. In ancient Greek cities, slaves and thieves took sanctuary at the shrines of...
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Mike Lofgren
The Deep State 2.0
The prospect of four years of Donald J. Trump’s nonstop rants about imaginary conspiracies against his daughter, wholesale slander against the judicial branch and attacks on the press as enemies of...
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Michael Winship
If Sessions Had Nothing to Hide, Why Did He Try to Hide it?
There’s something out there that has a lot of people scared, but no one’s telling the full story. Yet. For months and weeks, bits and pieces of the continuing saga of Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin,...
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Friday, March 3, 2017
Linda Bilmes
Trump’s Proposed Defense Splurge Flunks Basic Math
On Tuesday night, President Trump began to confront the reality of transforming his campaign slogans into actual policies that must be passed by Congress and paid for. It is no accident that he...
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A family member in Hyderabad, India, waits on Tuesday for the arrival of the body of Srinivas Kuchibhotla from the United States. Kuchibhotla was fatally shot in Olathe, Kan., Feb. 22 in an alleged hate crime. (Mahesh Kumar A. / AP) Sonali Kolhatkar
Don’t Be Fooled by Trump’s Talk of ‘Unity’
The killing of an Indian man named Srinivas Kuchibhotla in Olathe, Kan., on Feb. 22 has heightened concerns over hate crimes against people of color in Donald Trump’s America. Kuchibhotla was a tech...
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Winnie Byanyima
One Year On From Berta's Murder: We Honor Her. We Still Demand Justice
A brave woman was taken from us a year ago . Berta Cáceres was shot and killed in the middle of the night by assassins for opposing an illegitimate hydroelectric project which threatened her people’s...
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Jeff Bryant
Trump’s ‘School Choice’ Plan: Religious Fundamentalism At Taxpayer Expense
President Donald Trump is being praised for a change in tone in his recent address to Congress , but his belligerent attitude toward public education hasn’t changed a bit. While it’s true he stopped...
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Livia Gershon
How "Family Values" Conservatives Are Hurting Families
To Lorena Barrientos, the idea that politicians would reduce women’s access to contraception is baffling. “Do they understand if they cut that off that lots more people are going to be pregnant?” she...
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Richard Eskow
Resign, Jeff Sessions. It’s Not About Russia, It’s About Justice
Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III is a man out of time, a holdover from an age when some people believed that certain groups were exempt from the rule of law. He may be out of time in another way,...
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Ramzy Baroud
Descendants of Slaves, Forerunners of Justice: American Muslims Must Stop Apologizing
I had recently been asked to give a talk about “being an American Muslim in the United States.” Although wary of the uses and abuses of the term, I obliged. Islam is a religion propelled by values,...
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Thursday, March 2, 2017
Jim Naureckas
WaPo Spins Its Scoop to Minimize Damage to Sessions
The Washington Post , which broke the Jeff Sessions/Russian ambassador story ( 3/1/17 ), is framing it to minimize political damage to the attorney general. Here’s the headline: Sessions Met With...
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Ralph Nader
Breaking Through Power: It’s Easier Than We Think
Back in Congress following February recess’s raucous town meetings, Republicans are shuddering. Instead of nearly empty auditoriums, where legislators’ staff often outnumber voters in attendance,...
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Inimai Chettiar, Ames Grawert
Crime Isn’t Out of Control. But the White House Wants You to Think It Is.
In his first address to Congress on Tuesday night, President Trump once more painted a bleak picture of a country besieged by crime, drugs and terrorism. The unexpectedly positive tone he used...
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John Feffer
Making America Mediocre Again
The first signs of decline are physical. Citizens don’t grow as tall. They don’t live as long. They start killing each other in large numbers. Sounds like the post-mortem for a society that...
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Peter Eckersley, Jeremy Gillula
New FCC Chairman Begins Attacks on Internet Privacy
Your Internet browsing just got a whole lot less secure. Newly minted Republican FCC Chairman Ajit Pai just granted the telecom industry its wish: he has blocked new requirements that Internet...
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Dave Johnson
Stop Trump’s Privatization Agenda
President Trump is said to be preparing to privatize key public services, including the Veterans Administration (VA), public schools, and public broadcasting, expanding private prisons and launching...
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Karen Greenberg
The Forever Prisoners of Guantanamo
In the spring of 2016, I asked a student of mine to do me a favor and figure out which day would be the 100th before Barack Obama’s presidency ended. October 12th, he reported back, and then asked me...
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John Nichols
If Jeff Sessions Will Not Recuse or Resign, He Should Be Impeached
A rticle II, Section 4 of the Constitution of the United States announces that: “The President, Vice President and all civil Officers of the United States, shall be removed from Office on Impeachment...
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Robert C. Koehler
A Crisis of Relevance: Why We Need a New 'Public Plan' for Peace
And the word of the moment is . . . opportunity: “What unites our party is a belief in opportunity, the idea that however you started out, whatever you look like, whoever you love, America is the...
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John Conyers, Jerry Nadler
GOP Oversight of Trump: Worse than Watergate
On Tuesday, the GOP defeated our Congressional Resolution of Inquiry, asking the Trump administration about their conflicts of interest and Russian ties, including improper contacts between the White...
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Beverly Bell
The Vision and Legacy of Berta Cáceres
On March 2, 2016, one year ago today, Berta Cáceres was murdered by the national and local Honduran government and a multinational dam company, with at least the tacit support of the US. Last...
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Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Michael Winship
A Fish Called Bannon
Whenever I read or hear something White House chief strategist Steve Bannon says or thinks, I’m reminded of Otto, the character Kevin Kline plays in A Fish Called Wanda . You know, the self-...
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