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Tag: politics

What do those people want?

Progress! Meaning a national commitment to advance the economic, political and social circumstances of the American majority of workday families and poor people.

Your ‘law and order’ candidate…

... And your unlawful, disorderly president.

The terrible trio

"Sometimes, reality outraces our capacity for satire."

Trumpatriotism

American symbols? Sacred! American values? Eh.

Elizabeth Warren blocks Trump’s pick for CFPB Director until release of...

“I urge my colleagues in the Senate to reject this highly cynical nomination.”

No, Not Nixon, Not China

“I will make only one prediction: the Nobel Peace Prize committee will emphatically not offer that to Trump nor Kim.”

Liberals are criticizing the Korea Summit from the Right. Here’s why...

With an end to the 68-year Korean War finally in sight, some U.S. “progressives” are pushing Trump to be more hardline – despite the fact that Koreans overwhelmingly want peace.

Killing the dream 50 years on

Perhaps conspiracy theories had been put on ice for awhile, but the nation only became more divided over Vietnam.

Why Trump is right and wrong about trade deficit

While Trump has been harping on trade deficit for thirty years – he was complaining about the Japanese in the 1980s – he’s vastly oversimplifying the issue and the solutions.

Scapegoating Iran

"What good would come from destabilizing Iran? What would America get out of that?”

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Native American water protector becomes first to be sentenced to time in federal prison...

Seven Native Americans face felony charges, while hundreds of others still face lesser charges for their role in the fight against the Dakota Access pipeline.

Canada becomes second country to legalize recreational marijuana at federal level

"This is a historic step forward for the movement to end marijuana prohibition."

Elizabeth Warren blocks Trump’s pick for CFPB Director until release of Zero-Tolerance documents

“I urge my colleagues in the Senate to reject this highly cynical nomination.”

US officially withdraws from UN Human Rights Council

The announcement comes on the heels of the U.N. human rights chief calling the Trump administration's policy of separating migrant families "unconscionable."

Trade war with China – easy to win?

A trade war is won by the country that can tolerate more pain.

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