Reading Time: 3 minutes Federal regulators are taking steps that could expose the world to another financial crisis, though most people won’t realize it until it is too late. We’ve seen this movie before.
Reading Time: 3 minutes In 2018 Stacey Abrams was robbed of becoming the country’s first female African American governor. Next year, she hopes to get the last laugh by helping Democrats across the country avoid her fate.
Reading Time: 1 minute Jeffrey Epstein’s death is not a good look for the federal government. The best case scenario is stunning incompetence.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Fox News didn’t like what we wrote about them and asked for some minor changes to an editorial. We accommodated them — but what does Fox News do about the many falsehoods they air? We want to find out.
Reading Time: 4 minutes How many fatalities on the world’s roads does ‘Super Mario Kart’ cause each year? What role did the game ‘Call of Duty’ play in the invasion of Iraq? And when will the video game industry be held to account for the carnage it causes?
Reading Time: 1 minute The justification of American gun fetishists for why they want to own weapons of war just doesn’t stand up to scrutiny.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Over the past three years, the president’s rhetoric has created a toxic climate that encourages hate speech, and even worse, acts of hate.
Reading Time: 5 minutes For two decades, Fox News has made piles of money from creating a fictional America in which conservatives are under assault and can play the victim. More covertly, it has been driving the Republican agenda.
Reading Time: 1 minute President Donald Trump vetoed a congressional ban on selling arms to Saudi Arabia. It’s the latest proof that he does not care that the Saudis murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Reading Time: 4 minutes A charlatan, a liar, and a cheat, bent on a narcissistic leadership that will embarrass the country. Boris Johnson is a chip off the Trump block.
Reading Time: 1 minute Guess who paid for the Mueller hearing, including all the showmanship on both sides and the more than 100 non-answers, only to be left with a still partially redacted report and lots of questions!
Reading Time: 3 minutes While many Americans are dreading the prospect of a second term for President Donald Trump, maybe they should be even more worried about a narrow Trump loss. All signs indicate that, in order to stay in office — and out of jail — he will take US democracy down with him.
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Reading Time: 6 minutes Not only are undocumented children being “caged” in detention centers, they now might be snared in deportation raids. Why aren’t “pro-life” politicians defending them?
Reading Time: 4 minutes Journalists have let themselves serve as showrunners for the president’s ongoing White House reality series. It’s time they dropped that role.
Reading Time: 1 minute Top political cartoonist Ted Rall presents a searing indictment of the forgotten victims of American military might.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Let’s stop pretending the US is still a country of laws, because some people are allowed to get away with even the most blatant violations of society’s rules.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The media totally flubbed the 2016 primary and general election. And that’s being kind. So far, it looks as though corporate news outlets will make the same mistakes again by putting profit over useful information on the candidates.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is doing everything in his power to make sure that US elections remain vulnerable. He is just the latest Republican to play into Russia’s hands — and he likely won’t be the last.
Reading Time: 4 minutes The anti-Trump movement had high hopes for a massive protest against the US president in London but, amid D-Day celebrations, Brexit turmoil, and Trump fatigue, the show of resistance fell a bit flat this time around.