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Trump’s Tongue [A Cartoon From Spain]









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Mueller Into the Swamp









Posted on Jul 23, 2017 ENLARGE

Repeal & Whatever (Video)









Posted on Jul 19, 2017 ENLARGE

Bannon’s Plan









Posted on Jul 19, 2017 ENLARGE

The New McCarthyism Is Destroying the Democratic Party


For more than a year, the U.S. ruling class, with Democratic Party and corporate media operatives in the vanguard, has frozen the national political discourse in a McCarthyite time warp.

Posted on Jul 15, 2017 READ MORE

Russell Brand Wonders if Anything Meaningful Will Come From the G-20 Summit (Video)

The “Trews” host (left) deconstructs President Trump’s speech to the international summit in Germany and discusses the meeting’s possible global outcomes. (At right, the U.K.’s Theresa May.)

Posted on Jul 12, 2017 WATCH & LISTEN

On Wednesday, July 12, Everyone Can Stand Up for Net Neutrality


Imagine a world without internet freedom. This week, a major protest on the web will show what it would be like.

Posted on Jul 10, 2017 READ MORE

Trump the Climate Rogue Is Outmaneuvered and Cold-Shouldered at G-20 Conclave


German Chancellor Angela Merkel runs rings around the U.S. president in Hamburg, where pictures show him sitting alone and being ignored by other governments’ leaders.

Posted on Jul 8, 2017 READ MORE

Dinner With Putin









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Here’s How Donald Trump Transferred Wealth to His Son While Avoiding the Usual Taxes


Last year, then-candidate Trump sold two condos at a steep discount to his son Eric (pictured). But he doesn’t appear to be on the hook for gift taxes.

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Germany Sets a Record, Producing 35 Percent of Its Electricity With Renewables


More than a third of Germany’s electricity this year has come from wind, solar, biomass and hydro—but the country still has a long way to go when it comes to clean energy.

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Trump’s Man With a Plan ... to Suppress the Vote Nationwide


Kris Kobach, Kansas’ anti-immigrant secretary of state, is the operational leader of the president’s newly launched commission to investigate fraudulent voting.

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Lies









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Naomi Klein: ‘Counting on [Trump] Self-Destructing Is Very, Very Dangerous’ (Video)

The author of “The Shock Doctrine” worries that Democrats are positioning themselves as the “Impeachment Party” rather than proposing ideas for bettering American lives.

Posted on Jul 4, 2017 WATCH & LISTEN

Trump’s Escalating Assault on the Press


Maybe the president’s most recent attacks on the press were meant to distract from a week of embarrassing news. I fear a more menacing reality.

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Trump on Time









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What Trump Didn’t Know About Herat When He Barred Robotics Students From Visiting the U.S.


The American Embassy in Kabul denied visitor visas to six high school girls who traveled 500 miles from the city of Herat to apply for those visas.

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Trump Accuses Syria of Planning Gas Attack as U.N. Ambassador Points Finger at Russia and Iran


There seems to be a faction of hawks around the president who want to maintain a condition of undeclared war with Russia and Iran.

Posted on Jun 27, 2017 READ MORE

Contempt of Court









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Mayors to Trump: Immigration Orders Meddle With Cities


Toughening of immigration enforcement actually creates problems, they say. (Pictured, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti.)

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Oil ‘Is Going to Be a Worthless Commodity,’ and Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Knows It


Crude oil prices are cratering, down 20 percent this year, in the biggest six-month free fall in years.

Posted on Jun 26, 2017 READ MORE

Government of, by and for Trump


The president has filled his administration with people more loyal to him than they are to America.

Posted on Jun 18, 2017 READ MORE

Trump Administration Quietly Rolls Back Federal Civil Rights Efforts


New directives limit use of a storied civil rights enforcement tool in the Justice Department and loosen Education Department rules on investigations.

Posted on Jun 18, 2017 READ MORE

Top 6 Signs Donald Trump Really Doesn’t Like Being Investigated


High-powered investigators appointed to look into the president’s affairs all seem to end up in the unemployment line.

Posted on Jun 13, 2017 READ MORE

True Sympathy









Posted on Jun 7, 2017 ENLARGE

Twenty Questions Betsy DeVos Dodged at Her Latest Senate Hearing


The education secretary struggled to defend her draconian budget cuts.

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Comey









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John Oliver: Trump’s Description of the Paris Climate Agreement Is ‘Flamboyantly Deceptive’ (Video)

The “Last Week Tonight” host outlines the many misleading things the president has said about the climate change pact and lists the dire consequences of Donald Trump’s latest decision.

Posted on Jun 5, 2017 WATCH & LISTEN

Trump Has Made the 2020 Election a Referendum on Climate Change


It takes four years to quit the Paris agreement. That means voters will be able to let the president know what they think of his decision.

Posted on Jun 5, 2017 READ MORE

Jared and the FBI









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Roll It Up [a cartoon from Austria]









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Farm Workers









Posted on May 29, 2017 ENLARGE

Trump’s Cruel and Deviant Budget


The president’s budget won’t get through Congress, but it defines the term “deviancy downward” in three respects.

Posted on May 25, 2017 READ MORE

Trump Administration’s Arrests of Noncriminal Immigrants Up 150 Percent


The policy is having a devastating effect on families and communities.

Posted on May 23, 2017 READ MORE

How Self-Driving Cars Will Transform Cities for the Better


The cars will change urban planning as we know it; Democrats keep blaming Donald Trump for their own shortcomings; meanwhile, Mexico’s war on drugs is one of the world’s most lethal conflicts.

Posted on May 21, 2017 READ MORE

Michael Flynn’s Turkey Connection Is Worth Pursuing


Flynn reportedly barred an attack on Islamic State after receiving more than $500,000 from a Turkish source. The implications could be key to special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe.

Posted on May 18, 2017 READ MORE

Taxcutiva (Video)









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Spicer









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Trump Doesn’t Understand the Concept of ‘Classified’


By bragging to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (pictured, right) and others, the president may have endangered a spy who courageously penetrated Islamic State.

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Noam Chomsky: The Most Remarkable Thing About 2016 Election Was Bernie Sanders, Not Trump (Video)

In a BBC “Newsnight” interview, the renowned linguist (pictured) talks about the Democrats’ betrayal of the working class and Sanders’ incredible feat of breaking with “a century of U.S. history.”

Posted on May 15, 2017 WATCH & LISTEN

James Clapper May Be Right About Trump, but He’s the Wrong Messenger


The former director of National Intelligence has issues of his own and should not be the poster boy for objections to the president’s assault on U.S. institutions.

Posted on May 15, 2017 READ MORE

Late Night Show Hosts Weigh In on James Comey’s Firing (Videos)

The former FBI head thought he was being “pranked” when news broke that he had been fired, but Stephen Colbert points out he’d actually been “Trump’d.”

Posted on May 11, 2017 WATCH & LISTEN

Which Middle East Authoritarian Leader Is Trump Most Like?


Trump’s firing of James Comey raises the question of whether he and his fellow neofascists intend to lead the U.S. down the path being taken by Egypt’s and Turkey’s presidents (pictured).

Posted on May 10, 2017 READ MORE

Trump Is Embarking on an Orgy of Cruelty for No Good Reason (Video)

By Robert Reich / RobertReich.org

A budget that punishes the poor, repeal of the Affordable Care Act, a ban on Syrian refugees and the war on immigrants—it’s all immoral, and it’s incumbent on us to stop it.

Posted on May 10, 2017 WATCH & LISTEN

Tattoo









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Trump Clinic









Posted on May 7, 2017 ENLARGE

Trump Branded Solutions (Video)









Posted on May 4, 2017 ENLARGE

Trump Seems to Think Americans Have Forgotten What They Lost in 2008 (Video)

By Robert Reich / RobertReich.org

The president has ordered a rollback of Wall Street regulations, including the Dodd-Frank Act, passed in 2010 to prevent another too-big-to-fail banking crisis.

Posted on May 3, 2017 WATCH & LISTEN

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