Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Tag: politics

Have researchers just hit an inequality trifecta?

At racetracks all across America, lucky bettors every so often rake in small fortunes when the horses they pick to finish one,...

The more Joe Biden stumbles, the more corporate democrats freak out

The Democratic Party’s most powerful donors are running out of options in the presidential race. Their warhorse Joe Biden is stumbling, while...

1-2 Punch: Ignore Senate Republicans; let Americans impeach Trump

Democrats need to deliver a one-two punch, using an effective strategy to knock Trump out of office. First, they need to gather...

The real lesson of Ukraine-gate: Trump will do anything to win...

Amid the impeachment furor, don’t lose sight of the renewed importance of protecting the integrity of the 2020 election.

Trump’s economy revealed

Donald Trump and his enablers are hoping that a strong economy will help the American people look past the damage they are...

Did Barack Obama bring us Donald Trump?

I read an analysis by Bert Wolfe about Barack Obama.  It made me sad to read it, even though it was perfectly...

Boris Johnson’s Brexit gambit

This past Tuesday, with a then deadline of October 31s for the United Kingdom to pull out of the European Union, deal or no...

9 ways to stay sane during the primaries

As the presidential primaries get underway, it’s easy to get burnt out or overwhelmed by all the candidates and their platforms. Here...

Ideas from hell: The far right’s weaponized conspiracy theories

Since the end of April, there have been three mass shootings that can be directly tied to white nationalism. The victims of...

Nancy Pelosi’s bad attitude toward progressives

Here’s a thought experiment: Imagine that a letter from the billionaire real-estate broker George M. Marcus was hand-delivered to the office of...

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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."

800 scientists sign declaration of support for global climate justice activists

"We believe it is our moral duty to act now, and we urge other scientists to join us in helping to protect humanity’s only home."

Trump is selling out America in Syria and beyond

The most xenophobic and isolationist American president in modern history has been selling America to foreign powers for his personal benefit. That’s...

America’s dairyland may have a PFAS problem

First, there was Fred Stone, the third-generation dairy farmer in Maine who discovered that the milk from his cows contained harmful chemicals. Then...
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Homewreckers: How Wall Street, banks & Trump’s inner circle used the 2008 housing crash...

We speak with investigative reporter Aaron Glantz about his new book “Homewreckers,” which looks at the devastating legacy of the foreclosure crisis...