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Two Views on Trump and the Israel Reality

Can Donald Trump bring peace to the Middle East? Author Yoav Litvin and Tom Dine, former head of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, examine the possibility.

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Trump Seems to Think Americans Have Forgotten What They Lost in 2008 (Video)

By Robert Reich / RobertReich.org

The president has ordered a rollback of Wall Street regulations, including the Dodd-Frank Act, passed in 2010 to prevent another too-big-to-fail banking crisis.

Posted on May 3, 2017 WATCH & LISTEN



Wall Street and Corporate America Don’t Seem to Have Learned a Thing From the Past Year

With Steve Bannon on the way out, official Washington is jumping for joy that Gary Cohn (pictured)—former president of Goldman Sachs—seems to be taking over Trump’s brain.

Posted on Apr 26, 2017 READ MORE



The Ultimate Inside Job—Dismantling the Government—Is Well Underway

Through Cabinet appointments, Donald Trump is gutting federal agencies that have improved our lives in ways most Americans will no longer take for granted.

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The Coming Muslim Century: Bad News for Steve Bannon

Muslims will go from a fourth of humankind to a third in the next 43 years.

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What Led Donald Trump to Select His Cabinet Appointees

In February, Steve Bannon (pictured) declared that key members of Trump’s Cabinet were “selected for a reason.” That reason has become clear.

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Donald Trump’s ‘Wag the Dog’ Moment in Syria

The president earned neocon applause for his hasty decision to strike a Syrian airfield after a poison-gas incident, but his rash act has all the earmarks of an attention-diversion ploy.

Posted on Apr 9, 2017 READ MORE



Bannon, Kushner and Trump’s Upside-Down Philosophy

We’re likely to be left with the worst of both worlds: Stephen Bannon’s brand of anti-establishment populism alongside Jared Kushner’s oligarchical Republicanism.

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Steve Bannon Is Removed From the National Security Council

The move is an abrupt change from earlier this year, when President Trump reorganized the council to include his chief strategist as a permanent member.

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Noam Chomsky: Why Trump Is Pushing the Doomsday Clock to the Brink of Midnight

The linguist and political commentator discusses the U.S. president, Russia, history and the future in a recent interview. (Pictured, two scientists at a Jan. 26 news conference.)

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Financial Reports Reveal Extent of Trump Team’s Wealth

News organizations join forces to publish White House staffers’ income and holdings, exposing potential conflicts of interest.

Posted on Apr 1, 2017 READ MORE



Why This Isn’t the Time for a Public Health Insurance Option or Medicare for Some

To begin to solve the health care crisis, we need a system based on health and the money to pay for it. House Resolution 676 is the model for that system.

Posted on Mar 28, 2017 READ MORE



Neil Gorsuch and the Deconstruction of the Administrative State

Despite the Supreme Court nominee’s contention that judges are politically impartial, his record indicates that he would play to the Trump administration.

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America Lacks an Adult in Charge

The country is rudderless and leaderless, and there’s only one way out of this crisis.

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A Last Chance for Resistance

Unless we act now, Americans will remember 2017 as the year their naive belief in the recovery of democracy died under the heel of despotism.

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An In-Depth Look at Kellyanne Conway, Trump’s ‘Pervasive Female Double’

A new profile in New York magazine details how the trusted presidential adviser has carved out a powerful role for herself in the White House.

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Rising Above Racism Is Imperative for Human Societies

Scapegoating immigrants absolves the true culprits—neoliberal capitalism and corporate greed—from blame. But this is too simplistic.

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Could There Be a ‘Global Anthem’ After Trump?

In recent speeches, President Trump accurately described the sovereign state system of today. But might we one day see a “United Earth”?

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Frightbart

The view from Steve Bannon’s propaganda site will scare the bejeezus out of you, which is its point.

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Chris Hedges: If We Do Not Stop Corporate Power, We Will Never Dismantle Fascism (Video)

In a recent speech, the Truthdig columnist says “resistance must also be accompanied by an alternative vision of a socialist, anti-capitalist society.”

Posted on Mar 15, 2017 WATCH & LISTEN



Get Used to It, America: Brown People Are Here to Stay

Guided by the xenophobic ideology of such advisers as Steve Bannon, President Trump is pushing back against inevitable changes.

Posted on Mar 9, 2017 READ MORE



Would Trump Let Oscar Winner Mahershala Ali Back Into the Country? (Video)

The “Moonlight” actor is the first Muslim to win an Oscar since the Academy Awards began in 1929. This comes just as Muslims are being “othered” by the president’s cronies.

Posted on Feb 27, 2017 READ MORE



Steve Bannon Says ‘Deconstruction of Administrative State’ Is Trump’s Plan

The president’s chief strategist describes plans to roll back taxes, regulations and trade agreements.

Posted on Feb 24, 2017 READ MORE



Should Bannon Resign? He and Yiannopoulos Falsely Linked Hillary Clinton to Pedophilia.

Steve Bannon’s choice of protégés tells us all we need to know about him and his agenda in the Trump White House. (Pictured, Milo Yiannopoulos.)

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Inside V.P. Mike Pence’s Not-So-Reassuring European Reassurance Tour

Amid reports out of Melbourne, Fla., and, well, Sweden, Americans learned what President Trump was up to this weekend. But how about his deputy? 

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Trump Lied About Immigrant Crime and Terror Attack on Sweden That Never Happened

It is clear that the president and his advisers despise Sweden and Germany for sheltering more than their fair share of refugees since the crisis began.

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Trump Will Continue to Scam the White Working Class. Here’s How to Stop Him.

Progressives need to sharpen their understanding of why blue-collar Americans voted a billionaire into the White House and find a way to connect with them.

Posted on Feb 16, 2017 READ MORE



Campaign to Crush Muslim Civil Society Organizations in the U.S. Escalates

Moves to suppress American Muslim groups so far haven’t ignited the outraged protests inspired by President Trump’s travel ban.

Posted on Feb 15, 2017 READ MORE



We Must Know the Truth

An independent, bipartisan commission should investigate Russia’s ties to Donald Trump and his associates.

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Make America Ungovernable

The window to overthrow the Trump regime is rapidly closing. We must move swiftly to make governance impossible through nationwide strikes and other nonviolent resistance. If we do not, the last vestiges of democracy will die.

Posted on Feb 5, 2017 READ MORE



A Plot to Control American Universities?

Events at UC Berkeley on Wednesday have been a boon to Milo Yiannopoulos of Breitbart News (pictured) and Trump consigliere Steve Bannon.

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UC Berkeley Protests Spark Debate Over First Amendment

The campus was rocked this week by both peaceful and violent protests that ultimately shut down the planned appearance of far-right commentator Milo Yiannopoulos.

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Trump Can’t Make America Great Again Without Immigrants (Video)

People like Donald Trump strategist Steve Bannon are doomed to disappointment if they think white birthrates can fuel the country’s economic growth.

Posted on Feb 1, 2017 READ MORE



‘America First’ Could Bring the World Closer to a Nuclear Holocaust

If not supervised by the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Donald Trump and Steve Bannon could endanger the world.

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Meet Neil Gorsuch, the New Antonin Scalia

President Trump has very likely found just the man to pick up where the late Supreme Court justice left off.

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Trump’s ‘Muslim Ban’ May Spark a Constitutional Crisis, Says Free Speech Activist

If security agencies are violating a court order to halt the deportation of green card holders and allow the detained to access lawyers, “the rule of law has completely broken down.”

Posted on Jan 30, 2017 READ MORE



Trump Adds Bannon to National Security Council, Removes Intelligence Officials

Council meetings will include the president’s adviser and leave out key national security figures, except when their expertise is requested.

Posted on Jan 29, 2017 READ MORE



Top Trump Adviser Stephen Bannon and Tiffany Trump Are Registered to Vote in Two States

Trump has called for a probe into voter fraud during the 2016 election, even as new evidence shows that one of his daughters and one of his top aides hold dual-state registration.

Posted on Jan 25, 2017 READ MORE



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.

Posted on Jan 23, 2017 READ MORE


How Billionaire Robert Mercer Used His ‘Political Infrastructure’ to Help Trump’s Campaign

A documentary by The Real News Network explores the relationship between “the shadowy billionaire” and other far-right figures.

Posted on Jan 17, 2017 WATCH & LISTEN


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Demagogue-in-Chief

Donald Trump will use the presidency to inflate his personality cult and increase his family’s wealth. Those who do not pay homage to his megalomania, or swell the profits of his financial empire, will be viciously attacked and persecuted.

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‘We’ll Look at Everything’: An Alternative to Trump’s $1 Trillion Infrastructure Plan

Creating jobs requires an injection of new money into the American economy. Borrowing from the bond markets or off the balance sheet in public/private partnerships won’t do it. So if Congress won’t issue money directly, it should borrow from banks, which create money out of thin air.

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Is Stephen Bannon a White Supremacist, or Is He Just ‘Using the Alt-Right’?

In the wake of Donald Trump’s decision to appoint the Breitbart News executive chair as chief strategist, political and media forces have clashed over whether Bannon embodies the racist ideals espoused by many of his supporters.

Posted on Dec 3, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN


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