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Will the Senate Confirm Coup Plotter Victoria Nuland?

Nuland would be a ticking time-bomb in Biden’s State Department, waiting to sabotage his better angels much as she undermined Obama’s second-term diplomacy.
Medea Benjamin ·

Reagan’s Forgotten Iran-Contra Escape May Reveal More About Trump’s Fate Than Watergate

The principles first laid bare in Iran-Contra—a deference to the raw exercise of power, including a willingness to overlook the rule of law—have become America’s cruel guiding spirit in the 21st century.

Will Bunch ·

The War on Words in Donald Trump’s White House: How to Fudge, Obfuscate, and Lie Our Way Into a New Universe

The strategies employed in Washington to confuse and mislead the public have subtly eaten away at the country’s collective mindset, creating fertile ground for Trumpian-style lying to successfully take root.

Karen Greenberg ·

The Forgotten Plunder of Iraq

Few talk or think about Iraq these days and the media ignores this important but demolished nation.

Eric Margolis ·

Impeaching the Symptom, Not the Disease

Trump may be a pioneer in bringing reckless, unrestrained narcissism into the role of national leadership, but he’s also a symptom of something wrong with this country that far transcends his stumbling ineptitude.

Robert C. Koehler ·

Witness Intimidation: Unbalanced Trump Seeks Whistleblower Sources, Hints Execution for Espionage

Trump is desperate to prevent more whistleblowers from surfacing and revealing more crimes or more details about the Zelensky shakedown.

Juan Cole ·

Clemency for the Lowly, Free Passes for the Mighty

Of crimes and pardons in the Trump era

Rebecca Gordon ·

Bernie Sanders Reminds Liz Cheney of Iraq War Lies After Daughter of Bush VP Attacks So-Called 'Fraud of Socialism'

"Really? I wasn't aware that it was 'socialism' that lied about weapons of mass destruction in Iraq."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·

Neoconservative Comeback? They Never Left

In many ways, Trump’s bellicosity, his militarism, his hectoring cant about American exceptionalism and national greatness, his bullying of allies—all of it makes him not an opponent of neoconservatism but its apotheosis

Mike Lofgren ·

“Establishment Wins” Are Bad for Democrats – and the Country

Despite millions being spent to defeat the progressive movement, the left is experiencing an extraordinary ascendance.

Richard Eskow ·