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7 Out of 10 Americans Believe That Economy is Rigged Against Them

A new poll discovered that most Americans agree that the economy was better for their parents’ generation and believe that the economy will be worse for the next generation.

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Samantha Bee Cautions Americans About the Parallels Between Trump and Brexit (Video)

“While the Brits were waking up in the ruins of their nation and saying, ‘Oh God! What have we done?’ ” the “Full Frontal” host quips, “a lot of Americans were looking over and saying, ‘Oh God! What are we about to do?’ ”

Posted on Jun 28, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN


Hillary Clinton and Elizabeth Warren Campaign Together for First Time (Video)

Warren and Clinton have had their differences in the past, but the two Democrats now share a common cause: Never Trump.

Posted on Jun 27, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN



Special Interests Are Pouring Money Into Local Elections

Secret spending at the local level in the United States rose from 24 percent in 2006 to 71 percent in 2014, a landmark survey finds.

Posted on Jun 27, 2016 READ MORE



The Most Important Election of Your Life Is Not This Year

The real nightmare is likely to emerge in 2020 or thereafter, if and when a far more capable politician than Donald Trump embraces retrograde positions and rides an angry, wounded America into Washington.

Posted on Jun 27, 2016 READ MORE



The Great American Story of Asian Immigrants and Politics

The rise of Asian-Americans in politics refutes Donald Trump’s portrayal of immigrants as an alien body invading the United States.

Posted on Jun 26, 2016 READ MORE


Politicon 2016: Sarah Palin Hails the Rise of ‘Golden Wrecking Ball’ Donald Trump (Video)

Palin knows the publicity game, and she knows how to work the spotlight to her political advantage. Sound familiar?

Posted on Jun 26, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN


Brexit Virus









Posted on Jun 26, 2016 ENLARGE



Donald Trump Frees Us to Vote as We Wish

Federal Election Commission filings suggest that the Republican presidential candidate is a paper-tiger candidate without a real campaign. So let’s vote for the future we want.

Posted on Jun 26, 2016 READ MORE


Politicon 2016: Paul Begala, Wendy Davis, Alison Lundergan Grimes Recite Hillary Clinton Party Lines

They were armed with a robust arsenal of sound bites and knew how to spin her weaknesses into headline gold.

Posted on Jun 25, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN


Politicon 2016: Donald Trump Surrogates Carry Off Bernie Sanders’ Message About Income Inequality

Like certain other politicians this election season, conservative commentator and author Ann Coulter appears to have come down with a bout of sudden-onset populism.

Posted on Jun 25, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN



Betraying Progressives, Democratic Platform Panel Backs Fracking, TPP and Israel Occupation

Drafting committee members appointed by Hillary Clinton and Debbie Wasserman Schultz resoundingly rejected numerous proposals by Bernie Sanders’ appointees.

Posted on Jun 25, 2016 READ MORE


Truthdig Goes to Politicon (Multimedia)

Follow our live coverage of debates, panels and more at this year’s “unconventional political convention.”

Posted on Jun 25, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN


Bernie Sanders on ‘The Late Show’: ‘The Struggle for Social Justice Will Continue’ (Video)

The presidential candidate tells Stephen Colbert he and his 1,900 delegates plan to make waves at the Democratic convention.

Posted on Jun 25, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN



The Donald Trump Story You’re Not Hearing About

Questions linger about the candidate’s alleged mob ties. So where is pack journalism when we need it?

Posted on Jun 23, 2016 READ MORE


Repo Man









Posted on Jun 23, 2016 ENLARGE


Trump Derailed









Posted on Jun 23, 2016 ENLARGE


Live at Truthdig: Has the Media Been Biased in Its Coverage of Donald Trump?

Do you think the mainstream media is being fair in its coverage of Donald Trump? Or has it abandoned objectivity? Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer and the Truthdig team discussed on Friday.

Posted on Jun 23, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN


Trump Wants Bernie Sanders Supporters to Feel the Donald (Video)

During an anti-Hillary Clinton speech in New York City on Wednesday, the presumptive Republican nominee asked people feeling the Bern to join his movement and fix America’s broken political system.

Posted on Jun 22, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN



New Clinton Endorsements Prompt Questions About Where She Stands

Many Wall Street leaders have expressed their distaste for a potential Elizabeth Warren vice presidency, but some think otherwise. And Wednesday’s thumbs-up by a top George H.W. Bush adviser is also raising eyebrows.

Posted on Jun 22, 2016 READ MORE


Thomas Frank: The U.S. Economy Will Get Worse Under Hillary Clinton

As Clinton exploit fears of a Trump presidency to gain the favor of American voters, author Thomas Frank reminds “Democracy Now!” audiences of the “class solidarity between the kind of people that fill Democratic administrations these days” and “the people on Wall Street.”

Posted on Jun 22, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN


Cleaning Up









Posted on Jun 22, 2016 ENLARGE



Donald Trump’s Attacks on Freedom of Religion

Trump apparently wants to institute something akin to Jim Crow discrimination against Muslims, including those who are citizens of the United States. Is this what the Republican Party wants as well?

Posted on Jun 22, 2016 READ MORE



Reports: Elizabeth Warren, Tim Kaine, Julián Castro on Hillary Clinton’s VP Short List

Although the Democratic presidential candidate does not have her party’s nomination officially in the bag, she is said to be busy sizing up prospects for her running mate.

Posted on Jun 21, 2016 READ MORE



Donald Trump Bashes Brown Immigrants, Yet It’s a British White Guy Who Tries to Kill Him

Trump’s blatantly racist attacks have always carried the implication that something is wrong with those brown-skinned people and they should be stopped from immigrating. Yet in an ironic twist, the first known assassination plot against him came from a white Briton.

Posted on Jun 21, 2016 READ MORE



After a Very Bad Month, Donald Trump Fires Campaign Manager Corey Lewandowski

Lewandowski, said to have had poor relationships with other staff, is dismissed as the Republican presidential hopeful sinks in the polls.

Posted on Jun 20, 2016 READ MORE



Is the Gun Lobby Finally Cornered?

Even the most fervently held dogma is not immune to reality and logic. The collapse of the opposition to reasonable steps toward making us a safer country may not happen all at once. But it is in sight.

Posted on Jun 20, 2016 READ MORE


Chris Hedges and Kshama Sawant Talk Third-Party Politics (Video)

Truthdig contributor Hedges analyzes establishment politics with the socialist on Seattle’s City Council.

Posted on Jun 20, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN


Changes









Posted on Jun 20, 2016 ENLARGE


McCain









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I Have a Big Idea for Hillary

Hillary Clinton needs a big idea that gives her presidential candidacy a purpose and rationale—and, if she’s elected, a mandate to get something hugely important done.

Posted on Jun 20, 2016 READ MORE



Con vs. Con

The remainder of the presidential campaign will be characterized by an attempt among liberals to discredit third-party and popular movements. Yet our only hope for change will come by breaking free from the tyranny of the two corporate parties.

Posted on Jun 19, 2016 READ MORE


Trump U









Posted on Jun 19, 2016 ENLARGE



Trump’s Relentless Assault on the Truth

Perhaps the presumptive Republican presidential nominee hopes the media and the nation will become numb to his constant lying. We must not.

Posted on Jun 18, 2016 READ MORE



Trump’s Plan to Discuss Gun Restrictions With the NRA Shows His Ignorance ... Again

The presumptive Republican presidential nominee says he wants to ban gun sales to people on the “no-fly” list, but the NRA says its position—that purchases should be “delayed” for people on terror watch lists while the FBI investigates—hasn’t changed.

Posted on Jun 17, 2016 READ MORE



World’s Largest ‘Fart-In’ Is Planned for Hillary Clinton’s Acceptance Speech in Philadelphia

Cheri Honkala, the leader of the Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign, announced that her group was organizing the world’s largest “fart-in” to be held on July 28 at the Wells Fargo Center during Hillary Clinton’s anticipated acceptance speech for the Democratic nomination.

Posted on Jun 17, 2016 READ MORE



Nearly 2 Million California Ballots Remain Uncounted, and the Number Could Grow

Many counties last reported their uncounted ballots days before the June 10 cutoff, keeping alive Bernie Sanders supporters’ hopes that he will beat Hillary Clinton in the Golden State.

Posted on Jun 16, 2016 READ MORE


Exploitation









Posted on Jun 16, 2016 ENLARGE


Republican Unity Emerges









Posted on Jun 16, 2016 ENLARGE



Julian Assange: Next Leak of Hillary Clinton Emails Will Be Enough to Indict Her, but ...

The WikiLeaks founder says that although he plans to publish “very strong material” on the former secretary of state, the FBI will let her off the hook to gain favor should she become president.

Posted on Jun 15, 2016 READ MORE



The ‘Truth’ According to Donald Trump

In Trump’s world, everything’s a conspiracy and reality’s turned upside down.

Posted on Jun 15, 2016 READ MORE



Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders Agree on Donald Trump Threat; Not Ready to Endorse Other’s Vision

Although Clinton won the Washington, D.C., contest as primary season came to an official end Tuesday, neither her camp nor Sanders’ shows much willingness to offer concessions to the other.

Posted on Jun 15, 2016 READ MORE



The Absolute Best, Most Terrific Reporting on Trump University

Here are the stories on Trump U. that you should read.

Posted on Jun 15, 2016 READ MORE



Comments of the Week: From Tuesday’s Primaries to Sunday’s Shooting Tragedy

It’s been quite a week, one in which a single event creates “before” and “after” pictures that show a far-reaching change, even if opinions vary as to how and why the event happened.

Posted on Jun 14, 2016 READ MORE



Bernie Sanders: End of Voting Does Not Mean End of Political Revolution

“We need a party which is prepared to take on the greed of the powerful special interests,” said the presidential candidate ahead of a meeting with Hillary Clinton.

Posted on Jun 14, 2016 READ MORE



The Unvetted Hillary Clinton: Few Tough Questions, Fewer Answers

Doubts remain about Clinton’s record on issues beyond her use of a homebrew email server. As a result, the presumptive Democratic nominee is more vulnerable than she should be.

Posted on Jun 14, 2016 READ MORE



That Time Musician Anthony D’Amato Went to a Donald Trump Rally and Wrote a Song About It

And now for a Tuesday musical interlude, featuring the tuneful stylings of singer-songwriter Anthony D’Amato, who used his experience at a recent Trump rally in Long Island, N.Y., as research for his new song, “If You’re Gonna Build A Wall.”

Posted on Jun 14, 2016 READ MORE



Russian Hackers Stole Information on Donald Trump from Democratic Party Computers, Report Says

The hackers, who may have had over a year of access, are reportedly linked to two Russian spy agencies.

Posted on Jun 14, 2016 READ MORE


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