In relative obscurity, Congress is about to hand President Donald Trump permanent surveillance powers over US citizens. Most Americans don’t even seem to know how this controversial legislation would affect them. Here is what’s at stake.
What do President Donald Trump and a number of Russian oligarchs have in common? Answer: Deutsche Bank. We pick up where we left off by examining how Trump first became involved with the international colossus — a bank catering to clients who understood that sometimes the line between profit and illegality blurs.
President Donald Trump and the GOP are about to pull off the biggest heist in world history — they just have to fool their supporters one last time.
One of the commission’s few Democrats tells WhoWhatWhy it was set up to restrict voting access from its inception. He believes President Donald Trump and its members are now trying to cover their tracks.
International banking colossus Deutsche Bank has a track record of deploying illegal financial trading, money laundering, and shady offshore tax shelters in the service of the global elite. Should anyone be surprised that Deutsche is on Robert Mueller’s Trump-Russia investigation radar?
Russia has been highly effective in meddling in elections abroad but Vladimir Putin’s regime is immune to payback.
Powerful forces in the US and abroad are spending a lot of money and effort on undermining democracy. In 2017, we tried to call them out on it when others were silent.
We wrote a special Christmas poem to celebrate the passage of the GOP’s tax reform legislation. Finally things are looking up for billionaires.
Legislation to make voting harder is sprouting up like mushrooms in state legislatures across the nation. However, the successful efforts in 10 states to enact Automatic Voter Registration laws is a clear break with that trend.
The final version of the GOP tax bill is about to be voted on by Congress. But what’s in store for the American people? And does even Congress know? Here are some short takes from around the web that we found insightful.
Amid tectonic changes in the region, the moment for Turkey to make its fateful choice between a full-fledged dictatorship and a democracy may have arrived.