Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Tag: Trump

All bets are off as Republican democracy killers concoct ever-scarier nightmares

While Democrats work at marginal political solutions, the radical right heads for the rocks, crying “full steam ahead.”

Trump trash-talk lying backfires, replaying his disgraces while confirming our need...

You can’t lie your way out of a contagion, nor substitute bad faith for vaccine cures.

As Arizona wraps up hand count of 2020 ballots, new questions...

The state Senate’s contractors created 15 subtotals. Outside auditors examined 10,341.

So much for ‘the squad’—much-hyped new U.S. progressive bloc has caved...

People who want structural change in the U.S. will have to develop new channels and networks to overcome the established power system.

Biden promised to end standardized testing in schools—it was never going...

In education policymaking in Washington, D.C., the “bean counters” are still in charge.

The Leadership Institute: Conservative PR school

Trumpism, most unfortunately, is still with us—as is The Leadership Institute with its arch right-wing operation, now extending globally.

Army vet charged with attempted murder at Trump rally

Although the veteran told police that he fired in self-defense, a bystander video shows him approaching the vehicle before shooting into it.

How Donald Trump is putting American workers at risk

The federal government long ago created various agencies to protect workers’ rights and safety, but Trump turned them into appendages of corporate America.

ExxonMobil claims shift on climate but continues to fund climate science...

The company’s professed support for a carbon tax is a disingenuous public relations ploy to delay government action.

How Donald Trump intends to weaponize the Supreme Court against ordinary...

The addition of anti-worker Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the right-wing-dominated Supreme Court will help the rich tighten their stranglehold on working people.

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Ominous history in real time: Where we are now in the USA

This article is adapted from the new edition of Norman Solomon’s book “Made Love, Got War,” just published as a free e-book.

How Joe Manchin betrayed America’s working families

Ed Barnette long ago realized that affordable child care and paid sick leave, among other resources, would be essential to helping West...

3 cops face manslaughter charges after killing 8-year-old girl

“The Bility family thanks District Attorney Stollsteimer and his staff of investigators and prosecutors for following the evidence and the law in bringing forth these charges today.”

Billionaires ‘had a terrific pandemic’ while inequality killed millions: Oxfam

Oxfam International's latest report on global inequality finds that while the 10 richest individuals in the world more than doubled their collective...

How much crass irrationality can self-government stand? Can community wisdom offset howls for mob...

Trump-proof elections – with energized agendas, expanded voting, critical thinking and compassion Like delivery companies, food production, and all...