Saturday, December 7, 2019

Chief Obama trade negotiator: “We can get the votes” for TPP

“I don’t see how anyone could believe there was integrity in this process.”

America’s spiral into permanent war seems more foolish than ever

Donald Trump is inheriting the scariest tools of aggression imaginable. A new book explores their dark legacy.

Take notice, Trump: We are not protestors—We are protectors

When we call ourselves protectors, we cast our role as fulfilling our responsibility to the community that sustains us—not for our personal benefit, but for the benefit of all.

Alec Baldwin should play the role of Trump at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner

Millions of Americans will be watching this dinner on their TVs, most of them laughing so hard that they will be crying.
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Memo to the press (or how to cover Trump without Trump covering you)

Stop treating Trump’s tweets as news. They’re not news; they’re his gut feelings at the moment.

Breaking with Wall Street: LA puts it to the voters

The numbers are there to support the case for a city-owned bank, but a critical ingredient in effecting revolutionary change is finding the political will.

The key to feeding the world? It’s healthy soil

Conventional farming practices that degrade soil health undermine humanity’s ability to continue feeding everyone over the long run.

Supreme Obstruction

After so many years of this, the public is, to say the least, disillusioned to the point of giving up on government – even our current pretense of democracy.

Court allows Trump to bulldoze environmental laws for border wall

"Congress has ceded its authority to Trump, who has swept aside fundamental public safety and environmental laws to build walls that won't work."