Saturday, August 24, 2019

Revisiting Orwell’s ‘1984’ in Trump’s America

The new regime evokes past totalitarian states, both historical and fictional.

The end of Trump

The House impeaches. The Senate convicts. That’s the end of Trump.

Clinton and Trump Meet in Final Presidential Debate: Experts Respond

The Conversation’s experts were watching the debate with an eye across the candidates’ performances and the key policy areas. Their responses follow.
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8-year-old Guatemalan boy dies in border patrol custody days after high court rejects asylum...

Felipe Gomez Alonzo died in New Mexico on Christmas Eve, after being detained since Dec. 18.

House Science Committee leader says climate scientists are trying to control people’s lives

Rep. Smith has repeatedly turned the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee – and its Twitter account – into a platform for climate science denial.

How the Trump Foundation illustrates the limits of charity regulations

Private foundations have a responsibility to do more than merely comply with tax laws in a technical sense. They have a duty to serve public, not private, interests.
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Progressive Briefing for Monday, October 1

Trump accused of rigging FBI's Kavanaugh probe, Sanders demands FBI investigate whether Kavanaugh committed perjury, Las Vegas strip to go dark on one-year anniversary of worst mass shooting in U.S. history, and more.
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The Most Important Neglected Middle East Stories of 2015

The past 12 months saw enormous political, economic and military shifts in the Middle East, changing its geopolitics for the foreseeable future.

Family ties leave taxpayers on hook for Eric Trump’s $100,000 business trip

“The president is now sending his emissaries, his sons, out to line his own pockets, and he’s subsidizing that activity with taxpayer dollars.”

What will the Trump mob kill next?

From the start of his White House tenure, the Trumpsters have plotted, stalked and serially killed vibrant members of the English Language.