In the aftermath of World War II, the U.S. found a new enemy—its recent Soviet ally—and a new kind of conflict was born.
The president, in a series of angry tweets, denounces a New York Times story that White House counsel Don McGahn has been cooperating with Robert Mueller's team investigating Russian election meddling.
The new Netflix documentary chronicles an American icon's journey from self-serving prosecutor to social justice crusader.
Without the investigation—and how it is forcing the president to play defense—the Trump agenda might be closer to full realization.
If we are now a failed country, it is not because we have a failed presidency, although we do. It is because we are a failed people.
Under Donald Trump’s presidency—the outgrowth of the corporations’ 40-year-long war against democracy—we will have to battle a form of state repression far more sophisticated than McCarthyism. Our weapon: rebuilding alternative structures through small, local political actions.
Throughout his long and distinguished career, the artist used his talent to provide incisive visual commentary about the major social and political issues of his time.
The Democratic candidate tells Rolling Stone what he's trying to accomplish with his historic campaign; Donald Trump's greatest mentor was one of Joseph McCarthy's henchman; meanwhile, the Brazilian coup that displaced Dilma Rousseff has an image problem on its hands. These discoveries and more after the jump.
A look at the day's political happenings, including one lawmaker's efforts to ensure corporations can vote and Michelle Obama teams up with Jimmy Fallon for the "Evolution of Mom's Dancing."