by Robert Reich This post originally appeared at Robert Reich‘s website. After more than 100 days into his presidency, it seems fair to ask: What is Donald Trump’s governing philosophy? He isn’t really a Republican (he didn’t join the GOP until […]
by Paul Buchheit This post first appeared on CommonDreams.org. The jobs reports would have us believe our rebound from the recession is almost complete. The reality is very different, and The Economist has some fancy words for it: “Job polarisation,” where middle-skill jobs […]
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 […]
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 […]
U.S. President Donald Trump said the United States is not going to get further involved in Syria despite ordering last week’s missile attack on the Syrian air base believed to be the source of the chemical weapons that killed scores […]
United Nations and international aid agencies warn the chances are growing for mass deaths from starvation in the Horn of Africa, Yemen, Nigeria, and South Sudan. Lack of money is pushing the humanitarian crisis ever closer.
Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP) and several other organizations are co-organizing a day of action for single payer healthcare on April 8, to meet lawmakers returning to their home districts for a two-week recess.
It surrendered weapons, not weapons scientists An oxygen mask, placed on a child’s mouth to desperately force air in, was supposed to be a past horror of war. Tuesday’s chemical attack on the town of Khan Sheikhun in northwestern Syria […]
WASHINGTON — Only when Ilyse Hogue saw the spectacle with her own eyes did she realize the Democratic Party had a big problem. Perched over an atrium one day in February, the president of the abortion rights group NARAL watched […]
It’s unlikely a complete wall of concrete will be built along the American border with Mexico as U.S. President Donald Trump has promised, the head of Homeland Security said Wednesday. “It’s unlikely that we will build a wall or physical […]