The first thing that occurred to me when the reality of a Trump presidency became apparent was, "How am I going to explain this to my 9-year-old?"
To understand why the centerpiece initiative of President Obama's budget makes so much sense, imagine that U.S. corporations decided to bring home -- in cash -- the estimated $2 trillion in profits they are stashing overseas to avoid paying taxes.
When President Obama released his budget on Monday, the words "dead on arrival" were widely incanted because they are part of a quasi-religious Beltway ritual. This year, those words are misleading.
The Republican Party is already conniving at ways to derail the U.S.-Iran negotiations over Tehran’s civilian nuclear enrichment program.
The president blames himself for the Democrats' big losses Election Day. I respectfully disagree.
A writer argues that the famous politically conscious graffiti artist is "probably" a woman; Harvard University secretly photographed about 2,000 students for a study; meanwhile, journalist Harvey Wasserman warns that "the GOP/corporate coup d'etat is nearly complete." These discoveries and more after the jump.
The Guardian's Gary Younge argues that though Republicans won the Senate on Tuesday, they didn't "win big" by any means.
40 Republican senators are making a last-minute push to bring further Iran sanctions up for a vote despite the opposition of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.