Reading Time: 2 minutes As the US mulls its continued role in Syria, further chaos is spreading through the region. The governments of three key Syria neighbors have either collapsed, or are teetering on the brink.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Dropping the T-bomb is just one more symptom of Trump’s increasing instability and loss of self-control.
Reading Time: 1 minute President Donald Trump is looking for the whistleblower in all the wrong places.
Reading Time: 3 minutes As the Ukraine crisis heats up, President Donald Trump and Rudy Giuliani are often accused of Mafia tactics. But if real mobsters were as comically inept, they’d all be in prison.
Reading Time: 4 minutes An FEC complaint that President Donald Trump violated a federal law that prohibits soliciting information from a foreign national could produce long-awaited answers.
Reading Time: 1 minute How could the US play a more positive role in fighting climate change? By doing nothing instead of undermining global efforts.
Reading Time: 8 minutes Are you choking on the fumes of climate change denial? Check out this analysis of what’s in the air! It’s not all laughing gas. Some of it may kill us all.
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Reading Time: 1 minute While President Donald Trump likes to pal around with some of the world’s dictators and strongmen, the rest of his foreign policy resembles that of many past presidents. It’s just one reason why the US is increasingly unpopular across the globe.
Reading Time: 14 minutes US-Iran tensions over the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program and its backing of foreign proxies has put the Middle East on edge. Are the hawks in Washington and hardliners in Tehran bent on conflict?
Reading Time: 3 minutes A witness quotes a very interesting offhand comment by Jeffrey Epstein that may reveal at least one way he became so rich.
Reading Time: 7 minutes A collection of essays by a 1974 class of sixth graders in Boston casts a new light on the battle — often marred by racist violence — to end school segregation.
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: 6 minutes Witty, hilarious, and incisive comments that explain stupidity — and breathtaking specimens of the thing itself as shown in statements of US politicians.
Reading Time: 3 minutes President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign failed to return excess contributions to donors. New reports suggest that the campaign has no problem spending the money — at Trump’s own properties.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Team Trump wants Americans to believe that Russia’s interference on the president’s behalf made no difference in the 2016 election. It’s an invitation for Vladimir Putin to do it again.
Reading Time: 3 minutes The Mueller report is a damning indictment of this president and his administration. Yet Republicans will continue to stay idly by as Donald Trump drags the US down with him.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The report profiles Trump campaign staffers and their relationships with a huge cast of shadowy Russian operatives.
Reading Time: 2 minutes On Thursday, Attorney General William Barr Released the Redacted Version of the Mueller report. Think of it as political Netflix, and start binge reading.