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The GOP Tax Scam: Naming the Culprits

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 13:03
Robert Weissman

There's only one way to stop the #GOPTaxScam from becoming law: massive public mobilization that makes very clear the culprits will be held to account

It’s Time To Change More Than Trump

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 09:27
Robert Borosage

The Republican Party is cutting away at the very sinews of our economy, the comity of our politics, and the quality of our most basic public services. Trump may sound different, but he's just the barker outside their big top. The grisly deed is being done on the inside.

Has Trump’s Presidency Triggered The Movement Against Sexual Harassment?

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 09:17
Ashwini Tambe

For many, Trump represents the ultimate unpunished sexual predator.

Two Top Republican Tax Writers Reveal Their Prejudice and Their Strategy

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 08:42
Jared Bernstein

Because they have used the deficit to pay for a tax cut that blatantly favors the rich over the rest, Republicans have forfeited their ability to tell us what we can and can’t afford.

A Women’s Revolt That Targets Far More Than Sexual Abuse

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 07:44
Chris Hedges

There is a genuine uprising, and no one can find the leader to shut it down.

The Peace Movement and Electoral Politics

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 07:30
Lawrence Wittner

With the 2018 Congressional elections occurring in less than a year, the peace movement has the opportunity to enhance its leverage over U.S. public policy.

The Art of Keeping Guantánamo Open

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 07:07
Erin L. Thompson

What the Paintings by Its Prisoners Tell Us About Our Humanity and Theirs

AI Has Already Taken Over. It’s Called the Corporation.

Sun, 12/03/2017 - 11:08
Jeremy Lent

Futurists warning about the threats of AI are looking in the wrong place. Humanity is already facing an existential threat from an artificial intelligence we created hundreds of years ago. It’s called the Corporation.

Margaret Mead: Where Are You Now?

Sun, 12/03/2017 - 10:11
Barbara Nimri Aziz

Sexual perversion--I categorize the kind of predatory behavior we are witnessing today as perversion-- generally by men in power vis-à-vis women, never attracted much attention in cross-cultural studies.

Warring Visions of Puerto Rico's Future

Sun, 12/03/2017 - 09:48
Harvey Wasserman

Amid all of this corporate conniving, the people of Puerto Rico remain in dire straits.

When Trump Guts Two Utah National Monuments Next Week, He'll Trigger a New Conservation War

Sun, 12/03/2017 - 08:50
Stephen Trimble

President Trump plans to head for Utah on Monday to wreak destruction on public lands he knows nothing about.

'Tax Reform'? No, GOP Plan is 'Wealth Care'

Sun, 12/03/2017 - 08:13
Dave Zweifel

"Reform" that will save big corporations and wealthy Americans trillions

"We Want Our Money Back!" The Rallying Cry of the 99% After GOP Tax Scam Bill Passes Senate

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 12:06
Steven Singer

The political landscape has never been more primed for a landslide against the ruling class.

Korea: End the 67-Year War

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 11:49
Robert Alvarez

The seeds for a nuclear-armed DPRK were planted when the United States shredded the 1953 Armistice Agreement.

“Thank You for Saving My Son From All the Grief and Pain!”

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 11:30
Camillo Mac Bica

Life amid the violence, death, horror, trauma, anxiety, and fatigue of war erodes our moral being

The True Path to Prosperity

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 10:16
Robert Reich

Growth doesn’t “trickle down.” It rises up.

Happy Birthday, EPA! (Hopefully Not for the Last Time)

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 09:43
Wenonah Hauter

We won’t let the EPA down.

The Christian and the Cake

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 09:10
Christopher Brauchli

Jack is sure that when the “love thy neighbor as thyself” was announced, that did not mean that Jack had to love his neighbor as himself if the neighbor was gay.

Michael Flynn, Jared Kushner, and the Logan Act

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 13:33
Richard Silverstein

What Flynn's guilty plea has to do with lying about Trump sabotage of Security Council Resolution against Israeli settlements

Is the Honduran Election Being Stolen Eight Years After U.S.-Backed Coup?

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 12:07
Sonali Kolhatkar

It is tragically ironic that the U.S.-backed leadership in Honduras is the one directly linked to drug smuggling, repression and violence.