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'Go Fck Yourself': Watch Larry Wilmore Pulverize Milo Yiannopoulos on 'Real Time'

Click here for reuse options! The former "Nightly Show' host hasn't forgotten his attacks on Leslie Jones and the transgender community. Conservative provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos joined the panel on the HBO Real Time Overtime segment...Show More Summary

Anti-Semites Are Gushing Over Donald Trump's Berating of a Jewish Reporter

Click here for reuse options! David Duke believes the president's "brain is working bigly." Anti-Semitic writers are thrilled that President Donald Trump denounced a Jewish reporter at a press conference and told him to be quiet after he asked the president to condemn anti-Semitism. Show More Summary

Why Does a White Guy Always Have to Be the Hero?

Chinese director Zhang Yimou, of Hero and House of Flying Dragons fame, made his English-language debut with The Great Wall, which opened Friday. But in a story set in ancient China, Matt Damon's character sticks out like a sore thumb. Show More Summary

Milo Yiannopoulos Is Having a Very Bad Day

After CPAC invited Breitbart senior editor Milo Yiannopoulos to speak at this year's gathering, video surfaced appearing to show the alt-right leader endorsing pederasty. The conservative conference was eventually forced to rescind the...Show More Summary

Was Thomas Jefferson a Rapist?

Exclusive: As Thomas Jefferson’s apologists retreat in their denials about Sally Hemings, the new defensive line is to assert that Jefferson’s sex with his slave girl was “a relationship,” not another r-word, writes Robert Parry. By Robert Parry On President’s…Read more ?

Scandal at CPAC After Unearthed Video Shows Milo Yiannopoulous Defending Sex Between Children and Adults

Click here for reuse options! The now cancelled CPAC speaker says 13 year olds can consent to sex with those twice their age or more. Right wing provocateur and alt-right mascot Milo Yiannopoulos was until today going to be providing the keynote at this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). Show More Summary

Milo Yiannopoulous Defends Sex Between Children and Adults in Unearthed Video

Click here for reuse options! This year's CPAC speaker says 13 years olds can consent to sex with those twice their age or more. Right wing provocateur and alt-right mascot Milo Yiannopoulos is going to be providing the keynote at this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). Show More Summary

Trump’s Foreign Policy: Retreat or Rout?

With President Trump’s foreign-policy team sounding a lot like President Obama’s, the new question is whether Trump has caved in to Official Washington’s powers-that-be or is biding his time for a big move, asks Gilbert Doctorow. By Gilbert Doctorow After…Read more ?

NRA and Republicans Find Unlikely Ally on Rollback of Gun Control Rule: Science

Click here for reuse options! Donald Trump is set to sign into law a reversal of an Obama policy to bar certain mentally ill people from owning guns. Researchers and civil rights activists agree. For once, science is on the side of the National Rifle Association and Donald Trump, according to prominent experts on mental health and violence. Show More Summary

AlterNet Comics: Matt Bors on Donald Trump's Golf Club Diplomacy

Click here for reuse options! Our president would never let a national emergency get in the way of a good golf selfie.   Click here for reuse options! Related Stories AlterNet Comics: Tom Tomorrow on Donald Trump's Valentines AlterNet Comics: Tom Tomorrow on the Reign of Mad King Donald AlterNet Comics: Brian McFadden on Chuck Schumer's Trump Resistance Tips

Top 10 Hollywood Presidents You'd Probably Rather Have in the White House Right Now

Click here for reuse options! There has to be one POTUS in this round-up that'll make everybody happy. “Anyone can be president” is one of the taglines for Robert Altman’s film, “Secret Honor,” about Richard Nixon. And that sentiment certainly seems to be true with the current administration. Show More Summary

John Oliver: Trump's Crazy Week Has Been Like Watching Someone 'Shoot Firecrackers out of Their A'

Click here for reuse options! Fake terror attacks, threatening the media, a few unhinged rants: all in a week's work for the leader of the free world. Like many who watched Pres. Donald Trump’s rally in Melbourne, FL on Saturday, John Olver was confused about the purported Friday night terror attack in Sweden. Show More Summary

Paul Krugman Blasts Trump's Economic Arrogance

Click here for reuse options! In Trumpworld, Krugman writes, "numbers are what you want them to be, and anything else is fake news." Donald Trump believes in fairy tales. We're already familiar with his favorites, like the Bowling Green...Show More Summary

No order, no hegemon. The Middle East in flux, by Volker Perthes

For decades, at least through the Cold War and into the US-led invasion of Iraq, the Middle East formed a highly conflicted, but rather durable “regional security complex” (Barry Buzan). It was defined by the geopolitical conflict between East and West, the region's oil-dependent political economy, and rather stagnant political systems. Show More Summary

Robert Reich: Why Trumponomics Will Fail Spectacularly

Click here for reuse options! It's pure fantasy. When Donald Trump gave a speech last Friday at Boeing’s factory in North Charleston, South Carolina – unveiling Boeing’s new 787 “Dreamliner” – he congratulated Boeing for building the plane “right here” in South Carolina. Show More Summary

Noveller's Trippy Vignettes

Noveller A Pink Sunset for No One Fire Courtesy of Fire Records Noveller, aka inveterate electric guitar tinkerer Sarah Lipstate, creates intriguing, immersive environments, subjecting her multi-layered sounds to crafty alterations,Show More Summary

From Tech Workers to College Kids, Trump is Also Taking on Legal Immigrants

President Donald Trump's opposition to illegal immigration is well known. But since his inauguration, he has also attempted to overhaul legal immigration, most notably with his executive order barring travel and immigration from seven predominantly Muslim countries. Show More Summary

Gutting Obamacare Would Leave 3 Million Americans Without Drug Treatment

There's no denying that America is experiencing the largest drug epidemic in its history: Around 2.5 million Americans are addicted to opioids like heroin and prescription painkillers. Last week, Alaska became the latest state to declare...Show More Summary

Out of Darkness, Light: Will the Trumpian Nightmare Lead to a Real 'Political Revolution' After All?

Click here for reuse options! Slavoj Žižek argued Trump would be better for the left than Clinton—and if we survive this, he might be right. Last November, the Marxist philosopher Slavoj Žižek turned a lot of heads when he announcedShow More Summary

America Third: Donald Trump Is Giving the Phrase 'Multipolar World' New Meaning

Click here for reuse options! Trump's foreign policies only embolden our adversaries. If there’s a single consistent aspect to Donald Trump’s strategic vision, it’s this: U.S. foreign policy should always be governed by the simple principle...Show More Summary

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