One reason people are quiescent in the face of racist, sexist, ecocidal outrage is their belief that Russiagate special prosecutor Robert Mueller will save them.
The veteran journalist shares his thoughts on the Republican tax bill and class warfare in our "age of unreason."
Numbers from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services come as GOP senators push to pay for tax cuts by repealing the Affordable Care Act's individual requirement for health care coverage.
The 216-212 vote permits Republicans to begin work on a $1.5 trillion tax cut and move it through Congress without fear of blocking tactics by Democrats.
The $4.1 trillion budget plan promises deep cuts to social programs, paving the way for a GOP drive to rewrite the tax code later this year.
As opposition grows, Republican lawmakers waver in their support of the new health care proposal, which is unlikely to pass if the Senate does not clear it by Sept. 30.
The philosophical debate about whether government should play a major role in medical care is over.
A recent article in The Nation by Joshua Holland on liberal opposition to Medicare for all begs a response.
"Trumpcare” resistance could begin with single-payer supporters like Ben Jealous, who is running for governor of Maryland.