Donald Trump, Charlottesville, Nazis, KKK, Alt Right

The Long Battle to Remove the Stain of White Supremacy

The US was founded upon ideals of liberty and equality. However, theory and practice often differed greatly and the notion of white supremacy has very much been part of the United States since its inception. It has taken over 240 years of blood, sweat and tears to approximate true equality. And that travail continues today.

Donald Trump, Steve Bannon, Sebastian Gorka, Stephen Miller

Can Trump Steer the Country When Things Go Wrong?

Some US presidents are tested as soon as they take the oath of office. Donald Trump, and by extension the US, has been lucky in that there have been no major events so far in his first term. But what will happen when the first real crisis occurs? Can the president and a chaotic White House staffed with novices handle it?

Ohio, drug prices

Will Voter Anger About High Drug Prices Overcome Big Pharma?

Voters in one key state will decide this November on a ballot initiative aiming to control the wild spikes in drug prices. Will consumer outrage at the ever-rising cost of medication translate into support for similar actions across the country? Or will Big Pharma and the politicians it funds nip this burgeoning movement in the bud?

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