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Trump’s epic budget swindle

Only a politician who thinks his supporters will never figure out how he scammed them would attempt such an epic betrayal. And perhaps that is the worst insult of all.

Trump’s weekend trips to Mar-a-Lago are costing taxpayers

Trump has spent every weekend in Florida since his presidency, apart from the very first weekend he stepped into office.

Meet the Lobbyists Who Got a $250 Million Subsidy for a...

Scott Walker continues his cuts to the public sector despite his plan to score the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks a new arena costing more than $250 million in taxpayer money. Meet the lobbyists who won Walker’s heart in the deal.

Why We Shouldn’t Pay for the Political Spending of Federal Contractors

When government contractors spend money, the American taxpayer has to foot the bill. There should be a restriction on all political activities by corporations getting more than half their income from the federal government.

Entitlements Are Bankrupting America. But the Rich Keep Taking Them.

With extreme inequality plaguing the U.S., the rich continue to bankrupt the middle and lower classes. They have a feeling of entitlement from our nation's many years of productivity. We have to stop ignoring the real problem.

Why Are We Taxpayers Subsidizing Corporate Crime?

America's laws help deter corporate crime and force victims to help subsidize criminals. It's shameful that the corporate-financed lawmakers legalize such criminality. Are corporate-coddling judges now playing the same disgraceful game?

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Monsanto loses millions of dollars after Indian farmers switch to indigenous seeds

Monsanto claims that the genetically modified cotton seeds they sell are superior. So why are so many people trying to switch?

Capitalism, American style; a failing system, no longer a model for the world

As more and more money is acquired by those at the top, the more consumer purchasing power suffers and, with it, the economy.

School district switches to local and organic meals, cuts carbon footprint – and saves...

A new report revealed surprising results when Oakland overhauled its lunch menu at 100-plus schools by serving less meat and more fruits and vegetables.

Dakota Access Pipeline is already springing leaks

“This is what we have said all along: Oil pipelines leak and spill.”

Europe’s view of Trump

Anti-Trump sentiment is even stronger in Europe than it is in the U.S.

Against discouragement

“My first hope is that you will not be too discouraged by the way the world looks at this moment.”

Wash. Post didn’t disclose that writer who penned positive piece about Trump’s Saudi trip...

Why does the Post embarrass itself by publishing lobbyist Ed Rogers?

Taxpayers charged $7 billion a year to subsidize fossil fuels on public lands

"This report makes it clear as day that the Trump agenda is the fossil fuel billionaire agenda."

A Catholic nun on what it really means to be pro-life

A moral world is one whose societies realize that none of us can manage alone without the help of those who believe that every life is as important as their own.

Making America meaner

A president contributes to setting the norms of our society. Trump is setting them at a new low.