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Congress, End America's Role in Saudi Arabia's War in Yemen

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 14:33
Lawrence Wilkerson, Gareth Porter

It’s time to break with such destabilizing policies that threaten fundamental U.S. security interests.

Tax Cuts for the Rich, Paid for with Your Health Care

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 11:54
LeeAnn Hall

So-called “tax reform” would have the same result as health care repeal: millions lose their care, while millionaires get a tax break.

The Empire Comes Home

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 11:08
Danny Sjursen

Counterinsurgency, Policing, and the Militarization of America’s Cities.

Conflicts of Interest? NOAA’s Nominees AccuWeather CEO Barry Myers, and Dr. Neil Jacobs of Panasonic

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 08:49
Andrew Rosenberg

"These agency leaders affect the lives of literally every person in this country."

5 Reasons Why Trump Is Moving Towards War With Iran

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 08:28
Trita Parsi

Trump's confrontation with Iran is a war of choice, not a war of necessity

Trump Wants 10-fold Increase In Atom Bombs But Is After Iran, Which Has None

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 08:07
Juan Cole

A nuclear warhead dropped on a major city like New York or Beijing or Moscow could kill 700,000 people. Then ten could kill 7 million. A hundred could kill 70 million.

Robert Mueller Can’t Save Us

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 06:40
Quinta Jurecic

"Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election is a black box."

Betsy DeVos’s Attack On Public Education Is Just Beginning

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 06:24
Jeff Bryant

DeVos is still dedicated to transforming American schools from universal access to a competitive marketplace.

Your Boss Shouldn’t Get to Have ‘Religious’ Objections to Your Health Care

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 14:20
Martha Burk

Expanding "corporate citizen" rights into health care could ultimately affect everybody, not just women.

Trump Is Signaling an Unprecedented Right Turn on Foreign Policy

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 13:28
John Feffer

From his feud with Bob Corker to his plans to renege on the Iran deal, Trump's mood swings mean a dangerous new era of foreign policy.

Labor for Our Revolution

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 13:26
Rand Wilson, Peter Olney

The unions that supported Bernie Sanders unite in a new network.

Five Reasons the GOP Tax Plan Is a Cruel Joke

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 12:45
Robert Reich

The evidence is overwhelming — trickle-down economics simply doesn't work.

As Trump & Pruitt Unleash Climate Demons, Scientists Dream of Atlantic Wind Farm

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 09:01
Juan Cole

"Why would someone deliberately sabotage our air, water and climate?"

How We Beat Trump’s Dirty Power Play

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 08:13
Ben Ishibashi

It is an attack on the very existence of U.S. climate policy, and any notion that we put people’s lives before the profit margins of big fossil fuel companies.

What the People Want vs. What Trump, Ryan and McConnell and Gang are Proposing

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 06:43
John Atcheson

And as long as Democrats continue to embrace corporatism and the mythical center, they will continue to lose to these clowns.

The Rich Get Richer Still

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 06:14
Tim Koechlin

The Trump Tax Plan is Plunder, Plain and Simple.

Trump the Entertainer

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 05:19
Neal Gabler

The media continue to view Trump through a political lens when an entertainment lens would be more appropriate.

Why We Must Make Public Higher Education Tuition Free

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 13:29
Bernie Sanders

Americans face almost $1.5 trillion in debt in the name of higher education

Paul Ryan's Scorching Duplicity on Gun Violence, Mental Health and, Well, Everything

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 13:17
John Nichols

A closer look at the shameless political careerist now running the U.S. House of Representatives

The Evil that Guns Do

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 13:12
Michael Winship

The firearms lobby suggests that because morality can't be legislated, the evil of gun violence can only be controlled by... more guns.