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Trump’s Saving Grace

June 8, 2018

By Andrew Levine / Counterpunch. What a nauseating spectacle — the language police at CNN and MSNBC castigating Samantha Bee for calling Ivanka Trump a “feckless cunt!” Their producers should have told them that if truth isn’t a defense, it ought to be, and that prissiness über alles is for self-righteous prigs. She said “feckless,”…

Democracy in Crisis: The FBI and Dirty Cops

February 13, 2018

The Memo hysteria and a Baltimore corruption trial highlight the state of law enforcement in 2018

The Jobs Trump Promised to Save Are Disappearing

January 18, 2018

The Carrier Factory in Indiana are laying off hundreds of workers this week, one year after Trump promised to save them

Previously Anonymous Police Officers Named in ACLU Suit for J20 Abuses

January 3, 2018

A new filing in a civil suit names 27 officers who allegedly violated civil rights during Inauguration protests, including pepper spraying a 10-year-old boy

As U.S. Child Asthma Rates Soar, EPA Fights for Big Coal’s Agenda

December 2, 2017

The Founder and CEO of GreenLatinos, Mark Magana, discusses why he testified at the EPA’s Clean Power Plan repeal hearing and how Latino children are 40% more likely to die from asthma in the U.S.

GOP Tax Bill is Even Worse Than We Think

December 1, 2017

The secretive Senate Republican tax bill is one of the largest wealth transfers to elites in US history, and economist James Henry says its damage to lower-income earners will likely be even worse than thought once its full contents are known

Coal Mining Families Say ‘No’ to Repealing Clean Power Plan

November 30, 2017

The EPA held its only public hearing on its proposed repeal of the Clean Power Plan in Charleston, West Virginia–but even in coal country, there was a lot of support for keeping the Obama-era regulation, says Liz Perera, Director of Climate Policy for the Sierra Club

Dangerous Climate Change is Here and Worse to Come, Major Report Warns

November 28, 2017

Contributing author to the report for the US Congress, Columbia University climate scientist, Dr. Radley Horton says more extreme weather events will be more common if U.S. doesn’t curb use of fossil fuel

FCC Clears Way for Right-Wing Sinclair to Broadcast in 70% of American Homes

November 16, 2017

The ruling allows Sinclair’s purchase of Tribune to go forward, furthering the local media giant’s stranglehold on local media

Is Canada a ‘Rogue Nation’ on Climate Change?

November 15, 2017

Canada can’t fight climate change and continue with the Alberta oil sands project, says David Bleakney of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers, speaking from the COP23 in Bonn, Germany