The Trump administration views children not as the promise of a future, but as a threat to the present.
We revere our troops as warriors. But it's dangerous to believe their mere presence in the Greater Middle East can achieve the miraculous.
Political and media elites from both major parties may now consider Trump a threat, but their reasons and potential fixes are in line with their own interests.
During the 1960s anti-war movement, many leftists and Democratic Party leaders could not find common ground. That’s still true today.
Russell Brand: Trump May Be Terrible, but Neoliberal Global Dominance Flourished Under Obama (Video)
The "Trews" host argues that for those being bombed in Yemen, or whose privacy is being invaded or who face deportation, not much will change under the new president.
Given the current dismal state of the European Union economy, which is now firmly under German control, one must ask why Angela Merkel and her government continue to champion austerity, seemingly against all reason.
In Chile, where the average monthly minimum wage income falls $100 short of college tuition costs, students are continuing their winter of kiss-ins, marches and hunger strikes against private, for-profit education and demanding affordable state-run schools. (more)
When did our democracy die? When did it irrevocably transform itself into a lifeless farce and absurd political theater? When did the press, labor, universities and the Democratic Party -- which once made piecemeal and incremental reform possible -- wither and atrophy?When did our democracy die? When did it irrevocably transform itself into a lifeless farce and absurd political theater?