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Sunday, June 4, 2017
Bhikkhu Bodhi
A Decision Cruel and Callous
Much has been written over the last several days about the political and economic repercussions of Trump’s decision to pull the U.S. out from the Paris Climate Agreement. It’s been pointed out that...
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Saturday, June 3, 2017
Ann Marie Utratel, Stacco Troncoso
Promoting the Commons in the Time of Monsters
Can the Commons and peer-to-peer (P2P) practices really offer viable solutions for our present and future social, political and ecological crises? Spain’s municipal successes remind us who the victor...
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Christopher Brauchli
The Immigrant as Criminal
Useless laws weaken the necessary laws. —Charles de Secondat, De l’Espirit des Louis (1748) As usual, the fake news people are trying to make a big deal out of the fact that it took DJT more than 48...
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Kristine Mattis
Of Course Trump Has No Moral Compass on Climate. Now It's Up to Us
At the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro in 1992, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC) marked the first international treaty to address the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions...
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Jamie Henn
The Best Way to Resist Trump Ditching Paris? Divest from Fossil Fuels
After Trump’s decision to exit the Paris Climate Agreement, many of us are looking for a way to fight back. One of the simplest and most powerful things we can do right now is to divest from fossil...
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John Nichols
It’s Time to Make the Case for Impeaching Trump
D onald Trump’s campaign boast that “I could stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot somebody and I wouldn’t lose any voters” may still hold true for the dead-enders who cling to the fantasy...
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Eamon Ryan
America Is Acting Like a Rogue State, So We Must All Stand Up for What's Right
It was no surprise when Donald Trump walked out into the Rose Garden to announce to the waiting world he was about to drop out of the Paris Climate Agreement. We knew what was coming. We realised...
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Adam Johnson
In a Dozen Interviews, Media Never Bothered Asking President Trump About Climate Change
President Donald Trump’s disastrous withdrawal of the US from the Paris Climate Change Accord understandably has the media in a frenzy. “Unconscionable and fatuous,” proclaimed The Economist ( 6/1/17...
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Les Leopold
Wanted: A Massive Education, Organizing Drive and Progressive Vision to Vanquish Trump
As Trump stumbles, and maybe crumbles, progressives are confronting a painful truth: Trump is a reflection of a much bigger problem ― the rise of runaway inequality and the failure of the liberal...
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Heide Castañeda, Jessica Mulligan, Mark Schuller
With Attention Elsewhere, Healthcare for Millions Still at Risk
Wendy and Rich, a white working-class couple from Crystal River, Florida, signed up for Affordable Care Act (ACA, or “Obamacare”) coverage last year primarily because they wanted to avoid paying the...
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Friday, June 2, 2017
Maura Cowley
10 Things You Can Do To Resist Trump’s Historic Paris Mistake
Donald Trump made a historic mistake by announcing he will be withdrawing the U.S. from the Paris Climate Agreement . This unprecedented move is catapulting the U.S. into last place -- we’re now one...
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Mark Hertsgaard
Donald Trump’s Withdrawal From the Paris Accords Is a Crime Against Humanity
P resident Donald Trump confirmed his status as climate denier in chief today, guaranteeing his place in history as an enemy of both science and humanity. Trump’s withdrawal of the United States from...
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David Roberts
The 5 Biggest Deceptions in Trump’s Paris Climate Speech
Yesterday, President Donald Trump gave a speech announcing that the US would withdraw from the Paris climate agreement. It is a remarkable address, in its own way, in that virtually every passage...
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Dorothy Grace Guerrero
Trump, the Paris Agreement and the Breakdown of Multilateralism
Withdrawing from the UN Paris Climate Accord is one of more than a hundred electoral campaign promises that Donald Trump made. By delivering on that promise, the US now joined Nicaragua and Syria,...
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Dana Nuccitelli
Trump Just Cemented His Legacy as America’s Worst-Ever President
In an inexplicable abdication of any semblance of responsibility or leadership, Donald Trump has announced that he will begin the process to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate treaty...
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Thursday, June 1, 2017
Bill McKibben
Trump’s Stupid and Reckless Climate Decision
People say, if all you have is a hammer, then every problem looks like a nail. We should be so lucky. President Trump has a hammer, but all he’ll use it for is to smash things that others have built...
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Michael Winship
Be Warned, Donald Trump: Ghosts Are Everywhere
“The damned place is haunted, sure as shootin.’” President Harry Truman wrote that to his wife Bess in 1946. He was talking about the White House. “You and Margie [their daughter Margaret] had better...
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Livia Gershon
Why It Matters That Poor Kids Don’t Have Time to Play
Last year, Allyn taught a second grade class in a high-poverty school in Saint Petersburg, Florida. The school had been in the papers for poor test results, and it was pushing to change by adding...
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Stephen Kretzmann
When Will Exxon Be Worthless? Not If.
These are dizzying days. Our best advice is to stay woke, and pay attention. As we prepare for a day that will revolve around Trump’s Rose Garden speech to Make America Guzzle&Gush Again, it is...
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Michael Sainato
Bernie Sanders’ Revolution Is Just Getting Started
Several polls combined with his growing support base have confirmed that Sen. Bernie Sanders is the most popular politician in the United States. His presidential candidacy sparked a progressive...
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Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan
Kabul Bomb Blast Kills at Least 90 People. We Need to Know Their Names.
A suicide bomb blast in Kabul, Afghanistan killed at least 90 people and injured over 450. Hidden in a tanker truck, the bomb is likely one of the largest ever set off in Kabul. It left a crater 13...
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Brian Kahn
Donald Trump's Waffling on Paris Agreement Is Just as Impactful as His Final Decision
President Donald Trump has treated the decision of whether or not to keep the U.S. in the Paris Agreement as a game show. If it were The Price is Right , we would be in the showcase showdown, about...
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Naomi Klein
Economic Pressure Could Jolt Trump into Action on Climate Change
Let’s just give up. That’s one way of responding to the reports that President Trump has decided to pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord. After all, without the world’s largest...
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Craig Aaron
Trump TV, Coming to a Market Near You
Donald Trump’s favorite local TV chain is about to get a lot bigger thanks to—wait for it—Donald Trump. Trump’s Federal Communications Commission is paving the way for Sinclair Broadcast Group—...
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Ife Floyd
Trump’s TANF Cut Would Hurt the Poorest Families, and States Might Make Them Worse
President Trump’s proposed $2.2 billion cut to the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program in 2018 would reduce states’ federal TANF funds by 10 to 18 percent (depending on whether a...
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Kelly Mitchell
Exxon Shareholders are Resisting — Here’s Why It Matters
ExxonMobil held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) for shareholders in Dallas, Texas on Wednesday. This event draws attention from activists each year, and Greenpeace certainly wasn’t going to miss the...
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Robert C. Koehler
Strip and Flip: Democracy in a Cage
The wound burst open in November. History, suddenly, could no longer be avoided. Reality could no longer be avoided. American democracy is flawed, polluted, gamed by the oligarchs. It always has been...
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Wednesday, May 31, 2017
John Atcheson
The Long Road to Surviving Trump Begins With ... Rejecting Neoliberalism
So, no sooner is Trump back from his disastrous G7 meeting than he starts mugging the press. Nothing new here—simply another distract, discredit and deceive tactic—something every would-be despot...
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Bernard-Henri Lévy
Awakening from the Trump Nightmare
PARIS — The American people can escape from the ordeal of Donald Trump’s presidency in one of three ways. But if and when they do is an irreducibly political question, not one that hinges on legal...
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Katrina vanden Heuvel
No, the 'Resistance' Isn’t Failing at the Voting Booth. Here’s Where It’s Winning.
Elections produce winners and losers. There are no bonus points for participation. Democrats have been frustrated by losses in high-profile congressional races — Rob Quist bested by Greg Gianforte in...
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Medea Benjamin
Free Fallin': On the Perils and Promise of Possibly Impeaching Trump
I would love to see Donald Trump impeached—for anything. Emoluments. Corruption. Conflicting business interests. Profiting at public expense. Obstructing the Russia investigation. Leaking classified...
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Christian Christensen
Conspiracy Theories and the Right-Wing Ecosystem
The conspiracy theory is a well-worn theme within popular culture. From The Manchurian Candidate to JFK to The X-Files, our understanding of these theories are as ones where the stakes are at the...
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Ralph Nader
End the Greedy Silence – Enough Already!
It is time Americans rise up against the corruption, inefficiency, and cruelty of our healthcare system and tell its corporate captors and Congress – Enough Already! For decades other countries have...
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Richard Eskow
The Republican Party’s Sickness of the Soul
There’s a sickness on the land. You know the facts: Millions of Americans lives in poverty. The number of Americans in the workforce remains low. Wages are stagnating and inequality is growing. “...
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Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Greg Grandin
How the 1989 War on Manuel Noriega’s Panama Super-Charged US Militarism
M anuel Noriega is dead at 83 . He seems like a sad footnote to the last disastrous quarter century, but the December 1989 US invasion of Panama really was a permission slip for Washington—led by...
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Rhea Suh
A Budget That Scorches the Planet
President Trump opened a new front in his assault on our environment and health last week, releasing detailed budget proposals that amount to a scorched-earth campaign—literally and figuratively. The...
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J. Mario Molina
You've Been Duped. The Affordable Care Act Isn't Raising Your Premiums. Republicans Are.
As I watch the debate unfold over repeal of the Affordable Care Act, I keep thinking about the Hans Christian Anderson story "The Emperor's New Clothes." In the story, the emperor's weavers convince...
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Robert Kuttner
Jeremy Corbyn’s Surprising Gains
Something strange appears to be happening on the way to British Prime Minister Theresa May’s anticipated victory after her clever strategy of calling a snap election. The ploy could backfire on her—...
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Leo Gerard
Trump Budget Makes America Land of No Opportunity
A few hundred billion cut here, a few hundred billion slashed there, and the Trump budget proposal adds up to real crushed opportunity. The spending plan slices a pound of flesh from everyone, well,...
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Danny Sjursen
Beating the War Drums... Again
“Everywhere you look, if there is trouble in the region,” Secretary of Defense James Mattis told reporters on a mid-April visit to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, “you find Iran.” I must admit that when I...
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Victoria Cooper, David Whyte
Government Austerity Demands That We Die Within Our Means
As we move towards the general election, we are paralyzed by what is probably the biggest single issue affecting ordinary people in the country: austerity. We are unable to fully understand both the...
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Betsy Karasik
Give the Portland Heroes the Presidential Medal of Freedom
As we honored and remembered over the Memorial Day weekend so many who have died for justice and freedom, I found myself inordinately haunted by the Portland, Ore., stabbing of three men who came to...
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Robert Reich
Making America Meaner
Last Wednesday, on the eve of his election to the House of Representatives, Montana Republican Greg Gianforte beat up Ben Jacobs, a reporter for the “Guardian" newspaper. What prompted the violence?...
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Paul Buchheit
Cut Corporate Taxes? This Is How the Biggest Companies Cheated on Taxes in 2016
Donald Trump wants to cut what some call the "highest corporate tax rate in the world." The tax cut will, according to Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin , "pay for itself with economic growth." "...
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Monday, May 29, 2017
Nancy Matsumoto
Want to Get “Back to the Land?” You’re Not Alone
Over the past century, generations of young people have turned their backs on city life to embrace small-scale farming and back-to-the-land ideals. The exact circumstances for each generation's...
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Marian Wright Edelman
President Trump's War On Children
Our nation’s budget should reflect our nation’s professed values, but President Trump’s 2018 Federal Budget, “A New Foundation for America’s Greatness,” radically does the opposite. This immoral...
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Greg Kaufmann
Trump’s Budget Is What Class Warfare Looks Like
Earlier this week, the Trump administration launched a massive salvo against the working and middle class with a budget that was every bit as absurd as its title: “ A New Foundation for American...
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Peter Dreier
Celebrating Barry Commoner, Father of the Modern Environmental Movement
Described in 1970 by Time magazine as the “Paul Revere of ecology,” Commoner followed Rachel Carson as America’s most prominent modern environmentalist. But unlike Carson, Commoner viewed the...
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Daniel C. Maguire
Comedians to the Rescue
Let’s hear it for the comedians. We never needed them more than now in the age of Trump. Historically, societies have learned with a stunning unanimity that power untamed by humor turns quickly...
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Dean Baker
Republicans Are Only Opposed to Redistribution that Goes Downward
Matt O'Brien's Wonkblog piece might have misled readers on Republicans views on the role of government. O'Brien argued that the reason that the Republicans have such a hard time designing a workable...
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Chris Hedges
The Artist as Prophet
The Israeli writer and dissident Uri Avnery asked an Egyptian general how the Egyptians managed to surprise the Israelis when they launched the October 1973 war. The general answered: “Instead of...
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Tom Engelhardt
Little Big Man: Into the Whirlwind
He’s huge. Outsized. He fills the news hole at any moment of any day. His over-tanned face glows unceasingly in living rooms across America. Never has a president been quite so big. So absolutely...
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Sunday, May 28, 2017
Diane Ravitch
DeVos Hires Top Official at For-Profit University to Help "Right-Size" Department of Education
Jennifer Berkshire reports that Secretary Betsy DeVos has turned to a top official from the scandal-plagued for-profit higher education industry to “right-size” the Department of Education. As the...
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Mel Gurtov
All Is Not Quiet on the Western Front
Donald Trump’s visit to NATO headquarters last week was consistent with two of his foreign policy views: the need to pursue close relations with Russia, and skepticism about NATO’s utility. Despite...
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Janine Jackson
Five Years Later, US Admits Lies About Deadly Honduran Shooting
A Justice and State Department review reveals that top Drug Enforcement Administration officials lied repeatedly to Justice and to Congress about deadly shootings in Honduras in May 2012—including an...
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Tobita Chow
New NAFTA Must Put People and Planet First
The White House has sent formal notice to Congress that it is initiating the process to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). All evidence suggests that despite Trump’s claims...
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Bill Honigman
Single Payer Healthcare, It's Not Pie-in-the-Sky, It's About Stopping the Pie Shop Piracy!
The movement for Healthcare Justice is currently coming to a peak in California with the recent introduction and now advancement to the State Senate floor for a vote due next week on SB 562 The...
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César Chelala
Poetry to the Rescue of America's Soul
As President Donald Trump’s (is this true or is it only a passingvnightmare?) wrecking machine continues its steady work of destroying everything that is dear to Americans, two poets, Roque Dalton (...
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Saturday, May 27, 2017
Ali Abunimah
Hunger Strike Ends, Prisoners Declare Victory
After 40 days without food, hundreds of Palestinian prisoners have suspended their hunger strike in Israeli jails. The end of the strike came after 20 hours of intense negotiations between the strike...
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Charles Ornstein
Three Strategies to Defend GOP Health Bill: Euphemisms, False Statements, and Deleted Comments
This story was co-published with Stat and Kaiser Health News . Earlier this month, a day after the House of Representatives passed a bill to repeal and replace major parts of the Affordable Care Act...
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Lois Marie Gibbs
Fight Back for Energy Independence Over Corporate Profits
‘Homeland Security – No more wars over oil!’ That’s what families in communities across Pennsylvania were promised a decade ago. ‘We’ll extract natural gas from the ground, using an unconventional...
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Christopher Brauchli
Don Trumpoté de la Torre
When life itself seems lunatic, who knows where madness lies? — Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Don Quixote de la Mancha In the novel, Don Quixote is remembered for, among other things, tilting at...
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David Korten
Mayor's Unflinching Honesty About Confederate Monuments Gives Me Hope
I’ve rarely been so moved by a political speech. If you haven’t heard it, don’t miss it. I refer to the speech on May 19 by Mitch Landrieu, mayor of New Orleans. He was speaking about the reasons for...
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Christopher Cook
Fiscal Fightback: Trump's Budget Could Ignite Progressive Uprising
President Trump’s budget proposal —a fiscal assault on everything other than rich people and the military—could prove to be progressives’ ultimate trump card. With its deep cuts to vital programs and...
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Friday, May 26, 2017
D.D. Guttenplan
While Democrats Bicker, Another Republican Bully Wins an Election
W e live in the age of rich bullies. In November, Donald Trump showed that a proven record of stiffing your own employees and being caught on tape boasting about grabbing women “by the pussy,” was no...
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David Macaray
No, Stephen Hawking. Let's Save This Planet Instead of Looking for Another
Back in the 1970s, a Nobel Prize-winning physicist named William Shockley created quite a stir when he suggested that certain races (i.e., black people) were “genetically inferior” to whites and...
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Kathleen Romig
How Trump Budget Would Hurt Older Americans
President Trump’s 2018 budget wouldn’t just hurt people with disabilities, as we’ve explained , but older Americans as well. During the campaign, Trump repeatedly promised not to cut Social Security...
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Bob Burnett
The Four Faces of Trump
After four enervating months of Donald Trump's presidency, Americans have seen four different sides of Trump. Trump the Politician We've seen a lot of the same Donald Trump we saw during the 2016...
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Bryce Oates
Preserving Public Lands in Montana and Beyond
Long before the nation got to know Greg Gianforte as a body-slamming, reporter-punching candidate to Congress, I knew the guy was a jerk. Why? Because he sued his own state, Montana, to remove public...
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Steven Harper
A Timeline: Pence’s Role in the White House’s Russia-Related Mess
The Trump White House has produced what appear to be at least three cover-ups. They relate to: 1) former-national security adviser Mike Flynn’s questionable activities relating to Turkey; 2) Flynn’s...
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Edward Hunt
If They’re Wrong, the Planet Dies
With each passing day, the long-term prospects for life on Earth grow increasingly dim. As human activity continues to warm the planet at an alarming rate , the leaders of the United States are...
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Janine Jackson
Elite Media Need to Recognize Assaults on Reporters as a Pattern–and a Threat
It is heartening at least that Montana newspapers withdrew their endorsements of Republican congressional candidate Greg Gianforte—who won a special election in the state on Thursday—after he grabbed...
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Linda Bilmes
Iraq and Afghanistan: The $6 Trillion Bill for America’s Longest War Is Unpaid
On Memorial Day, we pay respects to the fallen from past wars – including the more than one million American soldiers killed in the Civil War, World Wars I and II, Korea and Vietnam. Yet the nation’s...
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John Atcheson
Democrats – Lemmings in Search of a Cliff: Why You Shouldn’t Bet the Ranch on 2018
Republicans should be on the run. Trumpcare is toxic, the White House stumbles from disaster to disaster, Trump's budget is a giant slap in the face to the people who voted for him, and Russiagate...
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Robert Borosage
 Will the Republican Health Care Debacle Pave the Way for ‘Medicare for All’?
This week, the Congressional Budget Office confirmed what was already apparent: the revised House Republican health care bill will still deprive millions of Americans–23 million in the CBO estimate—...
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Jeremy Corbyn
We Must Be Brave Enough to Admit the War on Terror Simply Not Working
Our whole nation has been united in shock and grief this week as a night out at a concert ended in horrific terror and the brutal slaughter of innocent people enjoying themselves. When I stood on...
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Thursday, May 25, 2017
Michael Winship
Kick Donald Trump’s Circus Out of Town
I’m increasingly convinced that the real reason Ringling Bros. has gone out of business is that when it comes to circuses, the Trump White House was just too much competition. For sure, it’s a sordid...
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Joshua Matz
Trump’s Foreign Emoluments: Another Fig Leaf Falls Away
Yesterday we learned that the Trump Organization has deemed it “impractical” to identify all payments that its hotels receive from foreign governments. Instead of asking guests a few simple questions...
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Dean Baker
Deficit Scare Tactics Are What Citizens Should Really Be Afraid Of
The New York Times ( 5/23/17 ) ran a column by Maya MacGuineas, the president of the Peter Peterson –backed Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. The piece begins with the ominous announcement...
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John Feffer
Trump’s Middle East Apology Tour
Conservatives used to love to lambaste Barack Obama for traveling abroad and “apologizing” for U.S. conduct. Mitt Romney popularized the argument during one of the presidential debates in 2012. The “...
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Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan
Let the Media Coverage of Manchester Victims Be a Model for All Young Victims of War
Donald Trump, the so-called leader of the free world, made his first foreign visit as president to an absolute monarchy, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, a petrostate legendary for its complete absence...
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Robert Parry
‘Getting Trump’ with the New McCarthyism
Yes, I get it. A lot of people want to remove Donald Trump from the presidency for a lot of understandable reasons: his breathtaking incompetence, his relentless narcissism, his destructive policies...
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Trudy Lieberman
Donald Trump to Hungry Seniors: Drop Dead
T he budget sent to Congress Tuesday for fiscal year 2018 puts the country’s schizophrenia over feeding hungry citizens back on the agenda—this time in the guise of defunding food programs for...
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Chuck Marr
Trump’s $2 Trillion Choice: Cut Health Coverage and Care for Millions; Cut Taxes for Wealthy
We’ve explained that President Trump’s 2018 budget is the most radical, Robin-Hood-in-reverse budget that any modern President has ever proposed, and here’s a perfect illustration: it cuts health...
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Neal Gabler
Roger Ailes: The Man Who Destroyed Objectivity
Fox News creator and former chief Roger Ailes, who died at 77 last week from complications after a fall in his Florida home, may have been the most significant political figure of the last 35 years...
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Ralph Nader
A New Way to Challenge the Failed "War on Drugs"
More and more conservatives and liberals, from the halls of Congress to people in communities across the country, are agreeing that the so-called “war on drugs” needs serious rethinking. First, we...
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Robert C. Koehler
Cancer with Political Clout
A suicide bomber inflicts hell at a concert hall in Manchester, England that’s full of children, as though that was the point — to murder children. The horror of war . . . well, terrorism . . . doesn...
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Rebecca Gordon
Down the Memory Hole: Living in Trump’s United States of Amnesia
The Trump administration seems intent on tossing recent history down the memory hole . Admittedly, Americans have never been known for their strong grasp of facts about their past. Still, as we...
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Ryan Cooper
Democrats: Stop. Listening. To. Rahm. Emanuel.
Democrats are smelling blood in the 2018 midterms. President Trump is horrendously unpopular, has all but admitted to obstruction of justice, and already has a special prosecutor investigating his...
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Wednesday, May 24, 2017
John Nichols
'This Is a Thunderbolt of Resistance’
C hristine Pellegrino did not just declare victory after a remarkable special-election win that saw her flip a historically Republican New York state Assembly seat to the Democratic column on Tuesday...
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Mehdi Hasan
Reactions to Manchester Bombing Show How Anti-Muslim Bigots Are "Useful Idiots" for ISIS
If you want to defeat ISIS, listen to former ISIS hostage Nicolas Henin. The group is “heartened by every sign of overreaction, of division, of fear, of racism, of xenophobia … [and] drawn to any...
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Binta Baxter
Trump's Budget Is a Blueprint for a Banana Republic-Style Military Dictatorship
The Trump Administration has officially unveiled its proposed budget to "Make America Great Again," and by all accounts it’s a total flop. Most news outlets are ignoring are the greater implications...
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Bernie Sanders
Trump's Budget Is Immoral
The budget introduced this week by the Trump administration constitutes nothing less than a massive transfer of wealth from working families, the elderly, children, the sick and the poor to the top 1...
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Paul Song
Single Payer in California? Can We Afford it? Can We Afford Not to?
Yesterday the California State Senate Appropriations Committee released their fiscal analysis of SB562 sponsored by Senators Lara and Atkins. Opponents immediately screamed that #SB562 would cost $...
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Jeff Bryant
What Betsy DeVos Calls Education Transformation Is Actually Public Theft
Betsy DeVos wants to give your tax dollars to private schools and businesses and tell you it’s an education “transformation.” That’s the main theme of an address she gave this week to a conference...
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Monique Morrissey
President Trump’s Budget Kicks People When They’re Down
The president’s budget was released Tuesday and a House budget resolution will follow in June. Though the two plans will undoubtedly differ in certain areas—the president’s budget includes...
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Ronald Aronson
We — or Him?
When President Donald Trump last week began a tweet with “we” and then deleted it , Trumpwatchers on Twitter seized on the opportunity to turn it back on him. According to The Hill , a onetime aide...
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Pat LaMarche
Opponents of Single Payer Think You're Stupid... But Nothing Is Dumber Than a For-Profit Healthcare System
Lack of critical thinking: it’s killing us. And if you get alarmed by the headline of a May 22, Sacramento Bee article, it will continue killing us. One of the few reasonable opinions President Trump...
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Diane Ravitch
Don’t Like Betsy DeVos? Blame the Democrats.
Of all the corrupt, unqualified, and extremist characters Donald Trump has tapped to lead his administration, none has generated the tsunami of liberal outrage whipped up by Education Secretary Betsy...
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Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Robert Reich
Trump’s Cruel and Deviant Budget
For years, conservatives warned that liberals were “defining deviancy downward.” They said that by tolerating bad social behavior, liberals in effect lowered what was deemed acceptable behavior...
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