The Trump Administration is bullying its way into big wins. Pundits warn about the cost to civic society, but why should the Trumpies care about that? They’re getting what they want and that’s what really matters.
Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers / Popular Resistance. 200 Organizations Form Network To Stop The Trump Military Parade CNBC is reporting that President Donald Trump’s military parade is estimated to cost $92 million, citing a U.S. defense official with firsthand knowledge of the assessment. This is a massive increase in the estimated cost, which was $12 million. The…
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,”…
The Memo hysteria and a Baltimore corruption trial highlight the state of law enforcement in 2018
The Carrier Factory in Indiana are laying off hundreds of workers this week, one year after Trump promised to save them
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
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.
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
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
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