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Tag: politics

2017 elections bring hope for the future

It is too soon to say, but there is one year until the midterms, and many of us are waiting with bated breath.

Nation unified as scandal-rich contest IDs ‘Trump’s most damning legacy’

Just because we don’t know the worst yet to come doesn’t mean we can’t have fun in the meantime.

On Asia trip, Trump met by protests calling on US to...

Professor Bruce Cumings, who just returned from Seoul, South Korea, talks about Trump and how upon his arrival he was met with protests.

US is now the ONLY country not in Paris climate agreement

Trump's stance on climate change and his withdrawal from the Paris Agreement has generated intense global criticism.

GOP, Democrats spin tax plan

Leaders in both parties make false and misleading claims about the GOP’s $1.5 trillion tax cut plan.

VP Pence won’t entertain Trump resignation

At his first under-reported, press conference, VP Pence shows why he remains Donald Trump’s best, most enthusiastic appointment.

A nation of relentless savagery

“The greatest purveyor of violence in the world: My own government, I cannot be silent.”

Neuroscientist Dr. Carl Hart: People are dying in opioid crisis because...

Columbia University psychology and psychiatry professor Carl Hart argues that people are dying because of ignorance, not because of opioids.

If you think DACA recipients are the only ones whose jobs...

Trump’s policy plans will end up hurting many people’s jobs, even though one of the biggest planks in his campaign platform was his promise to make jobs “great again” in America.

5 facts about Mike Pence’s close ties to the Koch Brothers...

The Vice President’s influence over the federal government and his fealty to the Koch agenda is breathtaking.

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The new poll tax

These state laws are another form of voter suppression – like gerrymandering, voter ID requirements, and bars on anyone with felony convictions from voting.

Costa Rica runs 300 days on renewable energy

Costa Rica has achieved something incredible and shown the rest of the world what’s possible with renewable energy.

The U.S. is stockpiling nuclear arms, and the cost is astonishing

We're spending $1.2 trillion on weapons that invariably make the world a more dangerous place.

CBS and PBS fire Charlie Rose amid sexual harassment allegations

“Women cannot achieve equality in the workplace or in society until there is a reckoning and a taking of responsibility.”

Bernie Sanders is now backing Randy Bryce – which could be very bad news...

Sanders’ endorsement of Bryce comes at a time when the former union organizer and steelworker is rising in the polls in his bid to unseat House Speaker Paul Ryan.

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