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Neil Gorsuch and the Deconstruction of the Administrative State


Despite the Supreme Court nominee’s contention that judges are politically impartial, his record indicates that he would play to the Trump administration.

Posted on Mar 26, 2017 READ MORE
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America Lacks an Adult in Charge


The country is rudderless and leaderless, and there’s only one way out of this crisis.

Posted on Mar 22, 2017 READ MORE

A Last Chance for Resistance


Unless we act now, Americans will remember 2017 as the year their naive belief in the recovery of democracy died under the heel of despotism.

Posted on Mar 19, 2017 READ MORE

An In-Depth Look at Kellyanne Conway, Trump’s ‘Pervasive Female Double’


A new profile in New York magazine details how the trusted presidential adviser has carved out a powerful role for herself in the White House.

Posted on Mar 18, 2017 READ MORE

Rising Above Racism Is Imperative for Human Societies


Scapegoating immigrants absolves the true culprits—neoliberal capitalism and corporate greed—from blame. But this is too simplistic.

Posted on Mar 16, 2017 READ MORE

Could There Be a ‘Global Anthem’ After Trump?


In recent speeches, President Trump accurately described the sovereign state system of today. But might we one day see a “United Earth”?

Posted on Mar 15, 2017 READ MORE

Frightbart


The view from Steve Bannon’s propaganda site will scare the bejeezus out of you, which is its point.

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Chris Hedges: If We Do Not Stop Corporate Power, We Will Never Dismantle Fascism (Video)

In a recent speech, the Truthdig columnist says “resistance must also be accompanied by an alternative vision of a socialist, anti-capitalist society.”

Posted on Mar 15, 2017 WATCH & LISTEN

Get Used to It, America: Brown People Are Here to Stay


Guided by the xenophobic ideology of such advisers as Steve Bannon, President Trump is pushing back against inevitable changes.

Posted on Mar 9, 2017 READ MORE

Would Trump Let Oscar Winner Mahershala Ali Back Into the Country? (Video)


The “Moonlight” actor is the first Muslim to win an Oscar since the Academy Awards began in 1929. This comes just as Muslims are being “othered” by the president’s cronies.

Posted on Feb 27, 2017 READ MORE

Steve Bannon Says ‘Deconstruction of Administrative State’ Is Trump’s Plan


The president’s chief strategist describes plans to roll back taxes, regulations and trade agreements.

Posted on Feb 24, 2017 READ MORE

Should Bannon Resign? He and Yiannopoulos Falsely Linked Hillary Clinton to Pedophilia.


Steve Bannon’s choice of protégés tells us all we need to know about him and his agenda in the Trump White House. (Pictured, Milo Yiannopoulos.)

Posted on Feb 21, 2017 READ MORE

Inside V.P. Mike Pence’s Not-So-Reassuring European Reassurance Tour


Amid reports out of Melbourne, Fla., and, well, Sweden, Americans learned what President Trump was up to this weekend. But how about his deputy? 

Posted on Feb 19, 2017 READ MORE

Trump Lied About Immigrant Crime and Terror Attack on Sweden That Never Happened


It is clear that the president and his advisers despise Sweden and Germany for sheltering more than their fair share of refugees since the crisis began.

Posted on Feb 19, 2017 READ MORE

Trump Will Continue to Scam the White Working Class. Here’s How to Stop Him.


Progressives need to sharpen their understanding of why blue-collar Americans voted a billionaire into the White House and find a way to connect with them.

Posted on Feb 16, 2017 READ MORE

Campaign to Crush Muslim Civil Society Organizations in the U.S. Escalates


Moves to suppress American Muslim groups so far haven’t ignited the outraged protests inspired by President Trump’s travel ban.

Posted on Feb 15, 2017 READ MORE

We Must Know the Truth


An independent, bipartisan commission should investigate Russia’s ties to Donald Trump and his associates.

Posted on Feb 15, 2017 READ MORE

Make America Ungovernable


The window to overthrow the Trump regime is rapidly closing. We must move swiftly to make governance impossible through nationwide strikes and other nonviolent resistance. If we do not, the last vestiges of democracy will die.

Posted on Feb 5, 2017 READ MORE

A Plot to Control American Universities?


Events at UC Berkeley on Wednesday have been a boon to Milo Yiannopoulos of Breitbart News (pictured) and Trump consigliere Steve Bannon.

Posted on Feb 5, 2017 READ MORE

UC Berkeley Protests Spark Debate Over First Amendment


The campus was rocked this week by both peaceful and violent protests that ultimately shut down the planned appearance of far-right commentator Milo Yiannopoulos.

Posted on Feb 3, 2017 READ MORE

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Posted on Feb 2, 2017 ENLARGE

Steve Bannon’s Soul (Video)









Posted on Feb 2, 2017 ENLARGE

Trump Can’t Make America Great Again Without Immigrants (Video)


People like Donald Trump strategist Steve Bannon are doomed to disappointment if they think white birthrates can fuel the country’s economic growth.

Posted on Feb 1, 2017 READ MORE

‘America First’ Could Bring the World Closer to a Nuclear Holocaust


If not supervised by the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Donald Trump and Steve Bannon could endanger the world.

Posted on Feb 1, 2017 READ MORE

Meet Neil Gorsuch, the New Antonin Scalia


President Trump has very likely found just the man to pick up where the late Supreme Court justice left off.

Posted on Jan 31, 2017 READ MORE

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Trump’s ‘Muslim Ban’ May Spark a Constitutional Crisis, Says Free Speech Activist


If security agencies are violating a court order to halt the deportation of green card holders and allow the detained to access lawyers, “the rule of law has completely broken down.”

Posted on Jan 30, 2017 READ MORE

Trump Adds Bannon to National Security Council, Removes Intelligence Officials


Council meetings will include the president’s adviser and leave out key national security figures, except when their expertise is requested.

Posted on Jan 29, 2017 READ MORE

Top Trump Adviser Stephen Bannon and Tiffany Trump Are Registered to Vote in Two States


Trump has called for a probe into voter fraud during the 2016 election, even as new evidence shows that one of his daughters and one of his top aides hold dual-state registration.

Posted on Jan 25, 2017 READ MORE

Donald Trump’s Two-Step Strategy to Take Over the Truth


With Trump in office, our democracy will need the independent press to rigorously find the truth, report it and hold the president accountable.

Posted on Jan 23, 2017 READ MORE

How Billionaire Robert Mercer Used His ‘Political Infrastructure’ to Help Trump’s Campaign

A documentary by The Real News Network explores the relationship between “the shadowy billionaire” and other far-right figures.

Posted on Jan 17, 2017 WATCH & LISTEN

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Posted on Jan 3, 2017 ENLARGE

Demagogue-in-Chief


Donald Trump will use the presidency to inflate his personality cult and increase his family’s wealth. Those who do not pay homage to his megalomania, or swell the profits of his financial empire, will be viciously attacked and persecuted.

Posted on Dec 11, 2016 READ MORE

‘We’ll Look at Everything’: An Alternative to Trump’s $1 Trillion Infrastructure Plan


Creating jobs requires an injection of new money into the American economy. Borrowing from the bond markets or off the balance sheet in public/private partnerships won’t do it. So if Congress won’t issue money directly, it should borrow from banks, which create money out of thin air.

Posted on Dec 8, 2016 READ MORE

Is Stephen Bannon a White Supremacist, or Is He Just ‘Using the Alt-Right’?

In the wake of Donald Trump’s decision to appoint the Breitbart News executive chair as chief strategist, political and media forces have clashed over whether Bannon embodies the racist ideals espoused by many of his supporters.

Posted on Dec 3, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN

Donald Trump Opens Up to ‘Dishonest’ Media With Meetings On and Off the Record


Breaking the mold as president-elect, Trump forgoes traditional news conferences in favor of private sessions with network executives, TV anchors and journalists at The New York Times.

Posted on Nov 22, 2016 READ MORE

Bad Faith Comes From More Than One Corner


Defeat has many parents, and buck-passing cannot be the national pastime.

Posted on Nov 22, 2016 READ MORE

Five Donald Trump Headlines More Outrageous Than the ‘Hamilton’ Tiff


The New York Times ran the “Hamilton” story above the fold, while news that Trump had settled student lawsuits over the fraudulent Trump University for $25 million was placed below the fold.

Posted on Nov 22, 2016 READ MORE

Donald Trump Assembling Team of ‘Swamp Creatures,’ Says Democratic Lawmaker Keith Ellison


The progressive congressman said it’s clear the president-elect is “not doing what he’s said he’s gonna do for average working Americans.”

Posted on Nov 20, 2016 READ MORE

Former Breitbart CEO Steve Bannon Rises to the White House Amid Accusations of Racism


Donald Trump has named his campaign CEO as his chief strategist—a move signaling that “white supremacists will be represented at the highest levels,” says a spokesman for Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid.

Posted on Nov 14, 2016 READ MORE

To Stop Donald Trump, Democrats Need to Focus on the Fundamentals—and Get to Work


Hillary Clinton’s big lead in national polls following the party conventions has shrunk, and the recent trend line is not in her favor.

Posted on Sep 16, 2016 READ MORE

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Steve Bannon Is Trump’s New Anti-Establishment Attack Dog


If you thought the old campaign was wild and crazy, just wait for the new version, now that the Breitbart News muckraker has taken over as Trump’s chief executive.

Posted on Aug 18, 2016 READ MORE

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