Skip to main content

Sign up for our newsletter.

Quality journalism. Progressive values. Direct to your inbox.

Rex Tillerson


Rights Advocates Decry 'Unconscionable' State Dept Decision to Cut Women's Rights From Annual Report

"This development is a transparent attempt by the Trump administration to not only de-prioritize reproductive rights, but effectively erase them from the broader conversation on human rights."

Julia Conley, staff writer ·


Trump Administration Pressured to Release Secret War Powers Memo

Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) worried that the "legal justification" detailed in the memo "may now become precedent for additional executive unilateral military action," such as bombings in Syria or North Korea

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


Afraid He Might Act, Pentagon Reportedly Not Giving Trump Military Options on North Korea

The White House is still weighing plans for "preemptive" attack on North despite warnings it would "trigger an all-out war"

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


The Trumpy Awards, Round Six: Worst Cabinet Member

Today's nominees certainly do represent the worst of the Trump administration.

Robert Weissman ·


As Washington Inflames Tensions in Syria, Turkey Launches Airstrikes Against U.S.-Backed Kurdish Forces

More than 100 targets were bombed Saturday, days after Turkey threatened attacks unless U.S. withdrew support for Kurdish forces

Julia Conley, staff writer ·


With Veiled Regime Change Threats, Trump and NeoCons Blasted for Exploiting Iran Protests

Amid political unrest, war-hungry hawks in the United States condemned for pretending to care for Iranian people and human rights

Andrea Germanos, staff writer ·


Trump White House Smacks Down Tillerson's Call for Direct Talks With North Korea

Tillerson's suggestion of diplomacy reportedly "alarmed" White House officials, who worried his conciliatory comments would "sow confusion" when compared with the president's more hostile remarks

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


Advocates for Peace Applaud as Tillerson Drops Preconditions Demand for Direct Talks With North Korea

"This more realistic posture could be just what we need to deescalate tensions and jumpstart the diplomatic process."

Julia Conley, staff writer ·


120 Jewish Studies Scholars Condemn Trump's Jerusalem Declaration

Trump's declaration "adds insult to ongoing injury and is practically guaranteed to fan the flames of violence," argue scholars

Julia Conley, staff writer ·


North Korea Ready for Direct Talks With U.S., Says Russian Foreign Minister

"We know that North Korea wants first of all to speak with the United States about its security guarantees," says Sergey Lavrov. "We are ready to support it. We are ready to help promote such talks."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·