by Steve Herman, VOA News White House Bureau Chief WHITE HOUSE — North Korea’s military on Friday directly responded to U.S. President Donald Trump’s renewed threats to take “care of” Pyongyang’s nuclear threat amid expectations of a new nuclear test that could […]
By Robert Reich, robertreich.org The starkest difference between dictatorships and democracies is that democracies are ruled by laws, and dictatorships are ruled by dictators. The “rule of law,” as it’s often referred to, stands for laws that emerge from a process […]
As our institutions bend and buckle and approach the breaking point, the president bombs Syria and is hailed by an obeisant media. by Bill Moyers This post first appeared on BillMoyers.com. It’s been a week now since Donald Trump once […]
Exclusive: GCHQ is said to have alerted US agencies after becoming aware of contacts in 2015
by Vili Lehdonvirta, University of Oxford Platforms like eBay, Uber, Airbnb, and Freelancer are thriving, growing the digital economy and disrupting existing business. The question is how to ensure that the transformations they entail have a positive impact on society. Here, […]
by Henry F. (Chip) Carey, Georgia State University Much attention has been focused recently on President Trump’s “new” foreign policy. This policy change is symbolized by the U.S. missile attack on Syria’s Shayrat airfield, which followed Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s alleged […]
Planned Parenthood could soon lose tens of millions of dollars in federal funding. On Thursday, President Donald Trump is expected to repeal an Obama administration measure that prevents states from defunding family planning organizations that provide abortions. Here’s how we […]
Wall Street banks typically pay much less than the official 35 percent corporate tax rate. And yet after attacking Hillary Clinton for her ties to Wall Street, President Donald Trump is pushing reforms that would make it even easier for big banks to rig the tax rules and skip out on paying their fair share.
It is pretty amazing how quickly the media and suck-up politicians can transform a mendacious, hypocritical, amateurish, ignorant, incoherent, bigoted buffoon who is way, way out of his depth into a man of courage, which is what they did to President Trump this past weekend. All it takes is some saber rattling and launching a few dozen missiles.
by Robert Reich 1. He said he wouldn’t bomb Syria. You bought it. Then he bombed Syria. 2. He said he’d build a wall along the border with Mexico. You bought it. Now his secretary of homeland security says “It’s unlikely […]