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Women’s March Speeches From Across the U.S. Go Viral

Activist-scholar Angela Davis, Sen. Elizabeth Warren and actress America Ferrera are among the figures from varied backgrounds whose addresses have been making the rounds online.

Posted on Jan 23, 2017 WATCH & LISTEN



Donald Trump’s Two-Step Strategy to Take Over the Truth

With Trump in office, our democracy will need the independent press to rigorously find the truth, report it and hold the president accountable.

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All the Harmful Things Donald Trump Can Do to Women

Women should be worried about how the new administration may curtail their rights.

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Translating Trump’s Inaugural Speech From the Original German (Video)

Much of the content in the speech seemed borrowed from the mass politics of the 1930s in central and southern Europe.

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‘Indivisible’ Guide Teaches Progressives How to Play Defense Against Trump

Former congressional and Capitol Hill staffers created a 25-page resistance guide—which went viral—to help prevent the Republican Congress from passing conservative legislation.

Posted on Jan 21, 2017 READ MORE



Greater Expectations: Anti-Trump Forces Should Aspire to Much More

The movement emerging postelection must set its sights far beyond Donald Trump and his hideous behavior if it is to succeed.

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On Verge of Trump Era, Republicans Push New Laws to Clamp Down on Protest

GOP legislators are proposing laws that would criminalize nonviolent protest in North Dakota, Minnesota, Michigan, Washington and Iowa.

Posted on Jan 19, 2017 READ MORE


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Noam Chomsky: The Republican Party Is Calling for the Virtual Destruction of the Species (Video)

In a recently published clip, the renowned linguist comments on Donald Trump’s consistency and the GOP’s plans for the planet.

Posted on Jan 17, 2017 WATCH & LISTEN



Trump’s Plan to Neuter the White House Press Corps and Our Democracy

The view at the highest reaches of the incoming administration is that the press is the enemy.

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Is MLK’s Legacy to the 99 Percent Being Reversed in the Age of Trumpian Reaction?

We need the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. now more than ever.

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Six Reasons Trump’s Wall Is Even Worse Than Most of His Other Ideas

At his turbulent news conference Wednesday, the president-elect reiterated that he will build a wall along the border with Mexico.

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Five Ways Trump’s ‘News Conference’ Wasn’t a News Conference

Trump isn’t even president yet, but he’s already eroding our democracy.

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The Affordable Care Act, Election Integrity and the Human Cost of a Reckless War

In this week’s episode of “Informed Rant,” host Joshua Scheer interviews three guests on an array of contemporary political issues.

Posted on Jan 13, 2017 WATCH & LISTEN


Chris Hedges on Donald Trump’s ‘Naked Kleptocracy’

The president-elect is “malleable and easily manipulated” in the face of establishment politicians on both sides of the aisle, the Truthdig contributor says.

Posted on Jan 13, 2017 WATCH & LISTEN



With Late Night Vote, GOP Takes Aim at Key Health Care Gains

Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, called the Republican senators’ action “shocking, reckless and immoral.”

Posted on Jan 12, 2017 READ MORE



Why It’s Vital to Hold George W. Bush Accountable for His Crimes as Trump Is Inaugurated

We lowered the political bar to the point where even Donald Trump could clear it when we allowed Bush, Cheney and company to start an illegal war in Iraq.

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Distinguishing Two Very Different Lines of Resistance to Donald Trump

One line addresses regressive politics, and the other one deals with tyrannical acts.

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Welcome to a New Form of Rule (Video)

We are now on the brink of a government undreamed of by Aristotle, who spoke of monarchy, aristocracy and democracy.

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Can Trump’s Supreme Court Pick Be ‘Borked’?

The need for Democrats and the public to weigh in on the reshaping of the Supreme Court in 2017 will be as important as it was during the Reagan era.

Posted on Jan 10, 2017 READ MORE


The First 100 Days Resistance Agenda (Video)

By Robert Reich / RobertReich.org

An hour a day. Send a powerful message. We aren’t going away.

Posted on Jan 10, 2017 WATCH & LISTEN



Bernie Sanders: Trump Has to Preserve Health Care or Admit He’s a Liar

The president-elect might have forgotten his campaign promises. But we won’t.

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Why Meryl Streep’s Golden Globe Speech Is So Important in the Trump Era

In moments of national crisis, some stars feel a need to speak out.

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The Three Big Reasons the GOP Can’t Replace Obamacare

Republicans are preparing to repeal the Affordable Care Act, but they still haven’t come up with an alternative.

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GOP Tries to ‘Rush Through’ Appointees Not Yet Vetted, Ethics Office Warns

The Office of Government Ethics has not received initial draft financial disclosure reports for some of the Trump Cabinet picks scheduled for hearings.

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Protest Stopped the ‘Predators,’ but They Will Be Back

The public outcry after the GOP tried to quash an ethics watchdog is the kind of citizen action we’ll need to survive the next four years.

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Democrats Gear Up for Fight Against Future GOP Health Care Proposals

Republican lawmakers took the first step in unraveling the Affordable Care Act on Wednesday, prompting President Obama to urge fellow Democrats to fight any “Trumpcare” replacement.

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How George W. Bush Dissed the U.S. Intelligence Community

Although the former commander in chief and his vice president had a rule that they did not trash talk people in public, they displayed the utmost disrespect for intelligence professionals who would not tell them (and the public) what they wanted to hear.

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Will Climate Change Information on the Web Become an Endangered Species Under the GOP?

A recent reworking of language on a Wisconsin government website concerning climate change could be replicated under a Trump administration.

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Mass Movements Can Curb Regressive Politics in 2017

The Truthdig team sat down Thursday with longtime contributor and former judge Bill Blum to analyze predictions about the new year and discuss how to combat threats to democracy.

Posted on Jan 4, 2017 WATCH & LISTEN


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Barack Obama’s Neoliberal Legacy: Rightward Drift and Donald Trump

The Wall Street takeover of Washington, D.C., and the related imperial agenda of the “Pentagon System” were advanced more effectively by the nation’s first black president than they could have been by white Republicans such as John McCain or Mitt Romney.

Posted on Jan 3, 2017 READ MORE



The 15 Warning Signs of Impending Tyranny

As tyrants take control of democracies, this is what they typically do.

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Preparing for the Normalization of Donald Trump’s White House (Video)

Despite all the hand-wringing from the left, Trump will be normalized by the same corporate media that virtually boycotted Bernie Sanders.

Posted on Jan 3, 2017 READ MORE


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