The Republicans and Democrats are two faces of the same failure. And there will be no real hope of rescue by third parties until the American system of electoral politics is rebuilt from the ground up.
The U.S. and other "advanced" nations have created a global class structure shaped by shocking inequality and poverty. Worse, it’s accelerating the race to ecological disaster.
In the wake of Helsinki, missing from "Russiagate" media hysteria is the question of who will protect us from the influence of U.S. oligarchs.
The former EPA chief’s career has been dedicated to two things: filling his family bank account and bending energy policy toward the extraction and burning of every last hydrocarbon on earth.