Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Tag: Donald Trump

Today’s broken Trump promise: “Blind trust”

Putting the very people who run the president’s businesses on the team that hires for government positions is possibly the most blatant conflict of interest in American history.

It did happen here

Rebirth of a Nation?

Trump picks Ben Carson for dept of education

should Trump really take the steps to add ben Carson to his cabinet?

Four years of Donald Trump could sink the planet

If Trump isn’t going to pare CO2 emissions significantly, then the US alone could cook the planet, even if China and others act more responsibly.

The death of the international community?

The international community is a fragile thing. Will Donald Trump deliver its death blow?

12 notes from a political autopsy

The left and the party faithful may be angry at each other, but they’re on the same side now, locked together in a nonviolent political movement to resist Trumpism and remake American politics.

Major outlets downplay the fact that Trump’s new chief strategist ran...

By ignoring or downplaying Bannon’s extremist history, major newspapers are not giving their readers the essential background information they deserve on a man who is soon to be one of the most influential people in politics.

Capitalism itself is to blame for Donald Trump

America lashed out at our economic system, but our new president-elect won’t be able to help. Instead, argues Professor Richard Wolff, we must change the way we approach work.

Trump lift-off: Where’s the rip cord?

Looking for laughs in all the wrong places.

Anti-Trump protests enter day six

Over the weekend, protests around the world voiced opposition to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign promises.

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Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

Democrats are afraid of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez too. And that’s a good thing.

Chief among the reasons for the tension? Ocasio-Cortez’s apparent support for progressive primary challenges against centrist Democrats.

Majority of Americans support a 70% tax rate for mega-rich

"I don't think it's surprising. What we see, overall, is that the vast majority of Americans know that income inequality is one of the biggest issues of our time."

US politicians are selling out First Amendment and country for AIPAC cash

Now Congress is climbing on this shameless anti-Constitutional bandwagon.

Arizona activists face jail time for providing life-saving aid to migrants crossing Sonoran Desert

Arizona, activists with the humanitarian group No More Deaths go to trial today facing charges for a slew of federal crimes, all due to their efforts to leave water and food in the harsh Sonoran Desert to help refugees and migrants survive the deadly journey across the U.S. border.

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