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Saturday, February 18, 2017
Lee Rowland, Vera Eidelman
Where Protests Flourish, Anti-Protest Bills Follow
Over the past year, a historic level of activism and protest has spilled out into our nation’s parks, streets, and sidewalks — places where our First Amendment rights are at their height. The January...
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Sonali Kolhatkar
Why Donald Trump and the GOP Can’t Repeal Obamacare
After Donald Trump campaigned for the presidency on the promise to repeal and replace Obamacare with “ something terrific ,” his administration has just released a set of tweaks to the health care...
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Jud Lounsbury
Trump’s Timeline with Russia: Stranger Than Fiction
Dan Rather recently remarked about the current Russia scandal rocking Washington, “If a scriptwriter had approached Hollywood with what we are witnessing, he or she would probably have been told it...
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Friday, February 17, 2017
Robert C. Koehler
Resisting Trump: The Great American Awakening
Old wounds break open. Deep, encrusted wrongs are suddenly visible. The streets flow with anger and solidarity. The past and the future meet. The news is All Trump, All the Time, but what’s really...
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John Nichols
Trump’s New Labor Pick Has a History of Attacking Voting Rights
The essential battleground state of the 2004 presidential campaign was Ohio, and as the election approached, supporters of embattled President George W. Bush announced an exceptionally controversial...
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Andy Rowell
Hey "Polluting Pruitt" – What Are you Trying to Hide?
As the world reacts to President Trump’s chaotic turkey-shoot politics it is easy to get sucked into the headlines, but miss the real news. Later today, Scott “Polluting Pruitt” could be confirmed as...
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Julie Chinitz
Five GOP Health Care Buzz Phrases You Need to Inoculate Yourself Against
Bruised in heated town halls in Florida , Tennessee , Georgia and elsewhere, the right wing in Congress now realizes it could pay a steep political price for throwing tens of millions of people off...
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Bill Moyers, Michael Winship
Republicans, Where’s the Backbone?
Congressional Republicans, we watched you at the White House Thursday. Just before Donald Trump’s rambling, manic, often snarky press conference — delivered more in the manner of a churlish insult...
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Laura Bonham, Garrett Jennings
Is Trump’s Billionaire Cabinet Actually A Closet Full of Fascists?
Yes, Donald Trump’s cabinet will end up being the richest in modern history— worth around $4.5 billion at conservative estimates but many multi-billions more if you include the family wealth of his...
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Dean Baker
Paul Ryan Has a Plan to Take Away Insurance from Tens of Millions of People
Hey, no one said Speaker Ryan wasn't a smart guy. (Actually, many people have, but whatever.) Anyhow the Republicans have published an outline of their proposal for an Obamacare replacement. It seems...
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Bob Burnett
One Month of Trump
29 days into the Trump regime it's worse than expected. Here's what we've learned. 1. Trump's not an executive. On November 8th, undecided voters opted for Trump because they were impressed by his...
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Bianca Jagger
We Must #ResistTrump
On Monday 20th February 2017, thousands of people all over the UK will come together as part of a 'Stop Trump' national day of action, to demand that the government withdraw the invitation for a...
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Thursday, February 16, 2017
Robert Borosage
Resisting Trump Is Not Enough
Donald Trump’s provocations have stirred a resistance that is ferocious, diverse, and growing, shaking Republicans and stiffening Democratic spines. Raucous town-hall meetings targeting members of...
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Will Bunch
The People Need to Take Down Trump. Not the Deep State
I fell asleep last night to the sounds of a media frenzy, as a wave of bombshell revelations in the Mike Flynn/Trump/Putin scandal had frothing cable TV pundits in full "All the President's Men"/what...
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Jesselyn Radack
Alternative "Facts" and the Fourth Estate
Kellyanne Conway, counselor to President Trump, famously coined the Orwellian phrase "alternative facts" when pressed about flat out lies told the previous day by White House press secretary Sean...
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Randall Amster
Weaving the Threads of Resistance
Good morning America, and welcome to those proverbial "interesting times." We have a so-called President seemingly coming unhinged in public, a dystopian aura infusing politics at every level, a...
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Richard Eskow
A Big Day for Trump’s Budget Pick, Social Security — and Millionaires
A full Senate vote is expected today on Donald Trump’s pick for White House Budget Director, Rep. Mick Mulvaney. That means that Mulvaney’s nomination could come up for a vote just as a group of...
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Frida Berrigan
Loving America and Resisting Trump: The New Patriotism
So reality has inexorably, inescapably penetrated my life. It didn’t take long. Yes, Donald Trump is actually the president of the United States. In that guise, in just his first weeks in office, he’...
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Michael Halpern
One Way You Can Help Fight Against Political Interference in Science: Tell Us About It
Since Election Day and into the first weeks of the Trump presidency, we’ve heard a lot about “alternative facts” and clampdowns on the ability of scientists to present scientific evidence or speak to...
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Wednesday, February 15, 2017
David Morris
Taking on the Billionaires
Combatting defeatism may be our single most important psychological objective in the wake of the election. We need to revive the spirit embodied in Barack Obama’s vague but hopeful campaign slogan in...
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Ramzy Baroud
Farewell to Doublespeak: Israel’s Vision for the Future is Terrifying
Empirical historical evidence combined with a little common-sense are enough to tell us the type of future options that Israel has in store for the Palestinian people: perpetual Apartheid or ethnic...
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Donna Smith
Republicans Finally Unmask Their Healthcare Agenda – And It Isn’t Patient-Centered
If you have been inclined to trust in any way that the Republicans in Congress or the Trump-Pence-Ryan regime intend to make things better for you and your family in terms of healthcare policy, think...
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Adam Green, Stephanie Taylor
House Democratic Leadership May Lose 2018 Opportunity
Nancy Pelosi called a press conference last week during the House Democratic Caucus retreat in Baltimore. She announced the House Democratic message : “We believe that Americans should have an...
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Glenn Greenwald
The Leakers Who Exposed Gen. Flynn’s Lie Committed Serious — and Wholly Justified — Felonies
President Trump's national security adviser, Gen. Michael Flynn, was forced to resign on Monday night as a result of getting caught lying about whether he discussed sanctions in a December telephone...
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Michael T. Klare
America Third: A 'China First' and 'Russia Second' Foreign Policy?
If there’s a single consistent aspect to Donald Trump’s strategic vision, it’s this: U.S. foreign policy should alwaysbe governed by the simple principle of “America First,” with this country’s vital...
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John Chiang, Kevin de León
Stop Congress from Killing Retirement Savings for Low-Moderate Income Workers
CALIFORNIA — After eight years of collaboration between senior and consumer advocates, business, and labor — is on the cusp of providing greater retirement security to 6.8 million private-sector wage...
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Bill Moyers, Michael Winship
We Must Know the Truth
We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: there MUST be an investigation by an independent, bipartisan commission of Russia’s ties to Donald Trump and his associates and that nation’s interference...
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Allison Deger
Netanyahu Comes to Trump Meeting Under Pressure to Kill Palestinian State
As soon as today, there will likely be some clarity over President Donald Trump’s ever-evolving stance on Israeli settlements, and whether or not he will pursue moving the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem...
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Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Dave Johnson
#ResistTrumpTuesdays: Protect Our Protections on Valentine’s Day
President Donald Trump and his Republican-controlled Congress are getting ready to kill off our public “Dodd-Frank” protections passed after the financial crash, including killing or maiming the...
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Mary Sanchez
Taking Care of Refugees Is a Moral Duty
President Donald Trump’s controversial executive order halting the resettlement of refugees in America and banning travelers from seven Islamic countries has raised concern not only among liberals,...
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Katrina vanden Heuvel
The Trump Administration’s Other War on the Media
The Trump administration’s unrelenting attacks on the media and assault on reality have been well covered by journalists and media outlets that find themselves in the new administration’s crosshairs...
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Robert Reich
Michael Flynn and the 6 Big Questions
The American public deserves to know the answers to at least the first five of these questions, and will then make a judgment on the sixth: 1. Why didn’t Trump act sooner to fire Flynn? He knew about...
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Les Leopold
Runaway Inequality Elected Trump. Here's How It Can Help Defeat Him
Over the last 37 years the top 10 percent of all Americans saw their incomes rise by 115 percent and the top 1 percent saw an incredible rise of 198 percent. Meanwhile, the bottom half of all...
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Trevor Timm
Flynn Resignation Shows Leaks Under Trump Are Working. Keep ‘Em Coming.
Leaks are coming out of the White House at a seemingly record pace, many of which have painted a picture of a dangerously ignorant and ill-equipped president who is narcissistic to the extreme,...
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Michael Winship
For America’s Sake, We Need Answers about Russia. Now.
(Note: I hardly had finished writing the following piece when Michael Flynn resigned, requiring a small revision. With this new development, the plot thickens, and getting to the truth about Russia...
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Monday, February 13, 2017
Frank Ackerman
Who Needs the Dakota Access Pipeline?
The final link of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) can now be built, thanks to a recent decision by the Army Corps of Engineers (although the Cheyenne River Sioux have filed a last-minute suit to...
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Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu Naomi Dann
Netanyahu and Trump: A Shared Focus on Terrorism
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will visit with President Trump at the White House this week. It will be a true meeting of minds. Both leaders are bombastic and rely on false claims, fear-...
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Nick Dearden
By Signing CETA with Justin Trudeau, the EU Isn’t Undermining Donald Trump – They’re Helping Him
This week the European Parliament finally gets a vote on the Canada-EU trade deal CETA . It’s taken years to get to this point, and the vote is likely to be close, reflecting just how contentious...
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Jeremy Brecher
How Labor and Climate United Can Trump Trump
Donald Trump and his congressional Republican allies have taken control of the U.S. government. The result threatens to be devastating for both labor and the climate — not to mention immigrants,...
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Adam Frank
Why I'd Rather Not March
"The difficult we do immediately. The impossible takes a little longer." This motto of the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers during World War II neatly sums up a particularly American way of looking at...
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Richard Eskow
Steve Mnuchin Is No Joe Kennedy and He’s Unfit for His New Gig
There are plenty of signs that Steve Mnuchin is not a good guy, even by the lax standards of today’s banking industry. OneWest, a bank he established with partners and ran from 2009 to 2015, mounted...
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Rajan Menon
Is President Trump Headed for a War with China?
Forget those “ bad hombres down there” in Mexico that U.S. troops might take out. Ignore the way National Security Adviser Michael Flynn put Iran “ on notice ” and the new president insisted , that,...
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Juan Cole
After Miller’s Mega-Lies, Time to Rev Back Up the Reality Based Community
Stephen Miller, a snot-nosed kid with a bad attitude, advertised as White House senior policy adviser, delivered himself of some stern jeremiads on Sunday on Meet the Press, along with many Big Lies...
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Paul Buchheit
Five Faces Of Dystopia
Based on reliable news sources, his biographer, and his own writings, the most powerful man of his era has been referred to as an "egomaniac" and "narcissist," possessing a "big mouth" with an "...
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Sunday, February 12, 2017
Mark Weisbrot
NAFTA Has Harmed Mexico a Lot More than Any Wall Could Do
President Trump is unlikely to fulfill his dream of forcing Mexico to pay for his proposed wall along the United States' Southern border. If it is built, though, U.S. taxpayers will almost certainly...
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Pale Blue Dot Debi Smith
Look Again at That Dot
That love your neighbor thing? That golden rule espoused by most of the world’s religions? It’s not about only loving those who we agree with. But why is this ideal not preached by our governments,...
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(DonkeyHotey/cc) César Chelala
A Psychological Portrait of President Trump
Last October, before he was elected President of the U.S., I, among others, put forward the hypothesis that Mr. Donald Trump was a narcissist. I based my interpretation on the fact that he fulfilled...
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Nawar al-Awlaki (l) and her half-brother Abdulrahman Anwar al-Awlaki (r) George Capaccio
Yemen: In the Shadow of Death
It is my intention to make my entire life a rejection of, a protest against the crimes and injustices of war and political tyranny which threaten to destroy the whole human race and the world ... If...
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Tehran, Iran Dana Abizaid
Iran: Challenging Three American “Truths”
The United States recently put Iran “ on notice .” National Security Advisor Michael T. Flynn stated, “The Trump Administration will no longer tolerate Iran’s provocations that threaten our interests...
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Saturday, February 11, 2017
Progress of America Carol L. Williams
The Ghost That Haunts Us
Of late, I've been contemplating the abomination that is President Donald Trump and his administration. This has necessarily involved thinking about the Right’s fixation on corporatism as the only...
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The Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) says no TPP. Isabel Marlens
Trump is a Catastrophe, But So was the TPP
Since Donald Trump was elected President of the United States, I’ve found myself talking for the first time with a lot of my 20-something friends about trade agreements. My friends didn’t vote for...
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Donald J. Trump Christopher Brauchli
Trump and Taxes
Entrepreneurial profit . . . is the expression of the value of what the entrepreneur contributes to production.... Joseph Alois Schumpeter, The Theory of Economic Development (1934) Just as DJT began...
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Single Payer Now Carol Paris
Tom Price as HHS Secretary: A Disaster for U.S. Health Care
The Senate’s vote to confirm Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., as secretary of health and human services, while widely expected, should set off national alarm bells. Price’s congressional track record, combined...
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The Entire Journey Zoe Weil
The Changing Face of Advertising: What It Might Mean and How It Might Matter
The 24 hours following Super Bowl LI were full of commentary about the political angle of ads aired during the game. The recap: there was the Airbnb pro-diversity ad , the replay of the Coca Cola...
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Friday, February 10, 2017
Sonali Kolhatkar
Fake News and Donald Trump’s War on Truth
The term “fake news” entered into popular usage soon after the 2016 general election, when Donald Trump beat most poll predictions and won just enough Electoral College votes in swing states to tilt...
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Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan
Silenced Twice by the Senate, Coretta Scott King’s Words Live On
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., was interrupted while reading the words of Coretta Scott King on the Senate floor this week. Warren was reading a 1986 letter King wrote in opposition to the...
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Andrew Cohen
Jeff Sessions Without Tears
Now that Jeff Sessions has been confirmed as the next attorney general of the United States, now that he’s in charge of a Justice Department already embroiled in political controversy, now that he’s...
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Les Leopold
How To Win Back Obama, Sanders, and Trump Voters
Hillary Clinton underperformed Barack Obama by minus 290,000 votes in Pennsylvania, minus 222,000 votes in Wisconsin and a whopping minus 500,000 votes in Michigan. We don’t know how many of these...
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Norman Solomon
The Long Road to Impeach Trump Just Got Shorter
The momentum to impeach President Trump is accelerating. On Thursday , Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) filed a “resolution of inquiry” that amounts to the first legislative step toward impeachment...
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Christian Christensen
"I’ve Never Been So Ashamed To Be an American." Really?
"I’ve never been so ashamed to be an American." We have heard that a lot since the election of Donald Trump. We have heard many Americans express their disappointment and outrage over where our...
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Jerry Lembcke
Fake News is Not New and Huxley, Not Orwell, is the Messenger
The news business is in a sweat about fake news. The temperature has been rising since the November election of Donald Trump as President and it went febrile on February 2 when his press secretary...
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Thursday, February 9, 2017
Robert C. Koehler
The Mass Grave We Call Collateral Damage
“Lot of killers. We’ve got a lot of killers. Boy, you think our country’s so innocent? You think our country’s so innocent?” We have carnage and we have irony. The speaker is the president, of course...
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Medea Benjamin
Ten Reasons Why Elliott Abrams Would Make a Dreadful Deputy Secretary of State
Donald Trump will soon announce his pick for deputy Secretary of State. The leading contender appears to be Elliott Abrams, despite Abrams having been an outspoken advocate of the #NeverTrump crowd...
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Peter Van Buren
Dark Threads of Immigration in America
For those who say “This is not who we are,” well, look again. It all seems to be exactly who we are and have been. President Donald Trump’s executive order banning travelers, immigrants and refugees...
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RoseAnn DeMoro
The Medicare-for-All Imperative: Beyond "Saving" the Affordable Care Act
Sen. Bernie Sanders' CNN health care debate with Sen. Ted Cruz Tuesday night was a case study of the competing visions of social justice and free market fundamentalism. The ostensible frame of the...
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Rebecca Gordon
In the Trump Era, The Enemies of Our Enemy Are Not Our Friends
You know you’re living in a looking-glass world when former Vice President Dick Cheney speaks out against one of Donald Trump’s executive orders. He’s a good example of how past adversaries of...
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Dave Johnson
Senator Warren Persists, We Persist
Sen. Warren was giving a lengthy speech. She had appeared to violate the rule. She was warned. She was given an explanation. Nevertheless, she persisted. – Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Raw...
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Kevin Gosztola
GOP Falsifies Government Scientist’s Claims To Renew Witch Hunt Against Climate Research
Led by Republican Representative Lamar Smith, Republicans in Congress falsely claim to have uncovered a whistleblower, who can prove the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)...
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Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II
The Silencing of Coretta Scott King Is an Act of Systemic Racism
O n Tuesday night, during debate about the nomination of Jeff Sessions for attorney general, Republican extremists silenced Senator Elizabeth Warren as she was discussing Sessions’s record. They did...
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Bill Moyers
I Thought CNN Was Taking a Courageous Stand Against White House lies. I Was Mistaken.
Well, I certainly got that one wrong. Based on news reports, and after two phone calls to check them out, on Tuesday I wrote a column saluting Jake Tapper and CNN for saying, “No!” to Kellyanne...
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Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Gina McCarthy, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency under President Obama, signs a power plant regulation proposal during a news conference in Washington, DC, on June 2, 2014. John Light
The GOP Plan to Prevent a Repeat of Obama’s Climate Action
Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, attracted some attention last week for his opposition to a Supreme Court precedent that undergirds many of the regulations put forth by federal...
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Katrina vanden Heuvel
It’s Time for the Congressional Progressive Caucus to Raise Its Game
A massive people’s uprising is driving the opposition to President Trump. In Congress, the Congressional Progressive Caucus is an emerging center of that resistance. This year marks the 25th...
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Adil E. Shamoo, Bonnie Bricker
A Malignant Attack on American Values
Lies. Conflicts of interest. Refusals to share tax returns. Nepotism . The country is reeling from an ethical cancer that is overtaking the new administration, its cronies, and supporters who are...
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Dina El-Rifai
Don’t Play Into Trump’s Hands on the Muslim Ban
I’m a Muslim woman and a social justice advocate. I’m terrified, heartbroken, and outraged by Donald Trump’s “Muslim ban.” As I watched administrative chaos and rapidly organized protests unfold at...
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Adele M. Stan
Warren Silenced: The Patriarchy Strikes Back
There’s nothing the patriarchy hates more than a woman who’s got a point to make, especially a powerful point to make against the man the white patriarchy means to install in the highest law-...
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Dana Floberg
New FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Is Off to an Orwellian Start
Late last week, newly minted FCC Chairman Ajit Pai took a page out of Trump’s playbook and issued his own version of executive orders to undercut affordable broadband, greenlight more media...
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Richard Eskow
Americans Like the Resistance a Lot More Than They Like Trump
For Donald Trump, this has got to hurt: Less than two weeks after his inauguration, the people who took to the streets to protest his policies have outstripped him in popularity. And, given his rich...
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Jesse Jackson
Trump’s Minion Prepares to Gut Consumer Watchdog
"Personnel is policy," says Gary Cohn, the former president of Goldman Sachs recently named to head President Trump’s National Economic Council. He got that right, and every working family should...
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Hina Shamsi
Flying Home From Abroad, a Border Agent Stopped and Questioned Me … About My Work for the ACLU
Last week, I was flying home from a work trip and faced Customs and Border Protection questioning unlike anything I’ve ever experienced in over 25 years of travel into and out of this country,...
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Robert Reich
Trump’s War on the Courts, the Press, and the States
With congressional Republicans in the majority in Congress and unwilling to cross Donald Trump, the job of containing Trump’s incipient tyranny falls to three centers of independent power: the nation...
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J. Gabriel Ware, James Trimarco
Seattle Just Divested Billions From Wells Fargo Over Dakota Access Pipeline
The movement to stop the controversial Dakota Access pipeline through financial activism took an important step forward today, as the Seattle City Council voted 9-0 to approve a bill that terminates...
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Adam Johnson
How Corporate Media Paved the Way for Trump’s Muslim Ban
President Donald Trump’s executive order banning travel from seven predominantly Muslim nations justifiably led to much outcry from activists, politicians and foreign leaders. The list— currently...
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Peter Dreier
Dear So-Called President Trump: Where’s My Protest Paycheck?
Dear So-Called President Trump: I was among the roughly five million Americans who took to the streets in cities across the country a few weeks ago in opposition to your outrageous policies regarding...
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Ari Ne’eman
Trump’s Plan for Medicaid Would Decimate Services for People With Disabilities
As Congressional Republicans careen face-first towards the repeal of the Affordable Care Act, another threat is taking shape that promises to devastate the services that seniors and people with...
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Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Diane Ravitch
The Confirmation of Betsy Devos: An Outrageous Insult to Students, Teachers, Communities
The confirmation of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education is an outrageous insult to the millions of people who send their children to public schools, to the millions of students who attend public...
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William E. Connolly
Donald Trump and the Reichstag Syndrome
Donald Trump is sounding very dangerous these days. He attacks the very legitimacy of the courts, for instance, when he tweets that a "so-called judge" will be responsible if there is a terrorist act...
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Tom Engelhardt
You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet: A Preview of the Trump Era Crimes to Come
It started in June 2015 with that Trump Tower escalator ride into the presidential race to the tune of Neil Young’s “ Rockin’ in the Free World .” (“ But there's a warnin' sign on the road ahead,...
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Chris Edelson
Ordinary Americans Carried Out Inhumane Acts for Trump
A week ago, men and women went to work at airports around the United States as they always do. They showered, got dressed, ate breakfast, perhaps dropped off their kids at school. Then they reported...
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Medea Benjamin
In Trump’s World Where Money Talks, Saudi Arabia Gets a Free Pass
President Trump’s Muslim ban is not only mean-spirited and, hopefully, unconstitutional, but it is irrational because it doesn’t even include the country most responsible for spreading terrorism...
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Jerusha Connor
DeVos Voucher Plan Would Exacerbate Educational Inequality
Students in schools with concentrated poverty know that their schools have less than schools situated in wealthier communities, but when they come face to face with exactly how much less, the...
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Randall Amster
So Now What? Good Question
Since the election last November, I’ve been searching for the right words to convey my concerns. It’s not primarily about who won and who lost, although clearly the outcome does have serious...
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Ralph Nader
Citizens Getting Justice Done
Far from the corrosive political circus unfolding in Washington, DC, local citizen groups are improving conditions for the people in their own backyards. Although they receive almost no national...
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Monday, February 6, 2017
President Donald Trump with Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch at the White House. Claudia Center
Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch Has a Troubling History When Ruling on Disability Rights Cases
On Tuesday night, President Trump nominated Neil Gorsuch, a federal appellate judge, as his nominee to replace the late Antonin Scalia to the Supreme Court. As journalists and activists scour through...
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Juan Cole
'This Land': The Pro-Immigrant Radicalism of Lady Gaga and Guthrie at Half-Time
By beginning with Irving Berlin’s “God Bless America” and then switching to Woody Guthrie’s “This Land is your Land,” Lady Gaga (Stefani Germanotta, 30) engaged in a subtle but very radical critique...
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Two children hugging each other and laughing Lornet Turnbull
How to Help Immigrant and Muslim Neighbors
On Orcas Island in the Washington San Juans, a group of local residents is working with immigrants to create contingency plans for what will happen to children if their parents are unexpectedly...
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James Zogby
It’s Not Just a Muslim Ban, It’s Much Worse
With a stroke of the pen on a misdirected and, I believe, malicious Executive Order (EO), President Donald Trump unleashed a dynamic that will, I fear, have consequences as far-reaching and damaging...
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Norman Solomon
The House Can Start Impeachment Against Trump Now
Much of the public is eager for the impeachment of President Trump. A poll last week found that 40 percent of Americans already “support” impeaching him, and the same survey — by highly regarded...
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Norman Eisen, Richard Painter
The Ethics Case Against Betsy DeVos
As former ethics counsels to Presidents Obama and George W. Busy, we’ve reviewed more than our share of ethics filings for cabinet nominees. Seldom have we seen a worse cabinet-level ethics mess than...
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Ben Schreiner
Echoes of Iraq Heard in Latest Threats Against Iran
Marx offered that history repeats itself, first as tragedy, then as farce. A mere two weeks into the reign of a new administration in Washington, it appears the farce has already commenced. In an...
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Richard Eskow
Trump Stands Up for Bad Bankers
The best way to spot a con artist is by paying attention to what you don’t see, as well as to what you see. Donald Trump says he represents working people, but he has already moved aggressively to...
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