Reading Time: 6 minutes President Donald Trump’s continued gross depreciation of Russia’s accelerated attempts to disrupt US and Western democracies has ennobled Republican lawmakers and Christian fundamentalist groups to strengthen ties with prominent members of Vladimir Putin’s circle.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Ukraine’s next president, whose previous job was to play the president on TV, has been accused of Russian connections, but Russia says it’s “too early” to congratulate him.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Erdogan loses Ankara and Istanbul in first significant electoral reversal in nearly two decades in power.
Reading Time: 2 minutes So here comes the 2020 campaign season. Actually, it’s here already. How many Dems are running now? I’ve lost count, but I think it’s up in the high teens. And we can add candidates from both parties running for Congress.All I want this election cycle is fewer highfalutin promises and more facts … you remember Read More
Reading Time: 1 minute Afghan army personnel stole over $780,000 worth of equipment from local contractors hired by the US, often at gunpoint.
Reading Time: 3 minutes America’s youngest generation took to Capitol Hill this week to tell policymakers it’s time to act on the climate crisis.
Reading Time: 2 minutes I could never understand why anyone would expect President Donald Trump to leave behind evidence of collusion with Russia. After all, Trump eats evidence.Former employee Omarosa Manigault Newman witnessed him indulging in this unusual diet after a meeting with Michael Cohen. In her book, Unhinged: An Insider Account of the Trump White House, she wrote, Read More
Reading Time: 8 minutes Happy Talk about Killing Enemy Missiles Sounds Like a Plan to Strike First
Reading Time: 5 minutes Crawling through the weeds at ground level, investigative journalists find amazing things — then sources evaporate.
Reading Time: 3 minutes The nation is now agog over a sex and blackmail scandal that involves two of the more famous publishers in the world — Jeffrey Bezos, owner of Amazon and the Washington Post, and David Pecker, publisher of the National Enquirer. By now you know the bare — and I do mean bare — outlines of Read More
Reading Time: 2 minutes Iowa may be next in line to restore former felons’ voting rights.
Reading Time: 1 minute During his entire life, Donald Trump has stiffed government whenever he could. So why should a government shutdown bother him now?
Reading Time: 3 minutes Georgia is setting the stage to spend over a hundred million dollars to again purchase insecure voting machines, disregarding public and expert opinion.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Turkey spars with US National Security Advisor John Bolton as Russia and Iran emerge the main beneficiaries of a messy American withdrawal from Syria.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Do ICE agents who penned a letter requesting a separation from the agency want to distance themselves from Trump’s policies, or is this claim a case of media overreach?
Reading Time: 2 minutes President Donald Trump is constantly lashing out against what he considers “fake news” (i.e. any story that is unflattering to him). But some of his GOP allies are creating their own websites that truly fit the definition.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Trump’s decision to withdraw from Syria, which has stunned friends and foes alike, brought attention to strategic American vulnerabilities on the ground.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Democrats netted 40 seats in this year’s midterms, but the “blue wave” didn’t crest everywhere. In heavily gerrymandered states, such as North Carolina and Ohio, Democratic gains were nonexistent.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Former Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein has won a legal settlement with the state of Pennsylvania that will put in place paper ballots and auditable, voter-verifiable elections by 2020.
Reading Time: 10 minutes In case you think a Holocaust could never happen in America — think again.