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A Very Personal Call for Peace in Syria

Click here for reuse options! "This tragedy will scar my heart forever." A year and a half ago, the Turkish photojournalist Nilüfer Demir chanced upon a sight that would become iconic: the prone body of 3-year-old Alan Kurdi, washed up from the angry Mediterranean Sea. Show More Summary

Trump Adviser Stephen Miller Championed Big Tobacco's Alarming Lies

Click here for reuse options! Miller and Mike Pence both had a history of spreading lies about the dangers of smoking. The alarming past of President Donald Trump’s senior policy adviser has come under increased scrutiny lately after the 31-year-old archconservative repeatedly lied to the American public on several Sunday morning talk shows. Show More Summary

It's Time To Put Food Policy Back On The Table

Click here for reuse options! One that benefits farmers, and not Monsanto. During the farm crisis of the 1980s, an Iowa farmer asked if I knew the difference between a family farmer and a pigeon. When I said no, he delighted in explaining: "A pigeon can still make a deposit on a new John Deere." That's funny—except, it really wasn't. Show More Summary

VIDEO: Mexican Pot Smugglers Show How Easy It Is To Beat Trump's Border Wall

Click here for reuse options! The multi-billion dollar border boondoggle can be defeated with medieval siege technology. Here's one thing a border wall is good for: serving as mount for drug-launching catapults. A US Customs and Border...Show More Summary

‘What Has He Been Smoking?’: Sweden Embassy Asks the US to Explain Trump Comment on Sweden

Click here for reuse options! Many Swedes on Twitter mocked Trump’s remark. The Swedish embassy in Washington has asked the U.S. State Department for an explanation of a comment made by President Donald Trump that suggested there had been some sort of security incident in Sweden on Friday. Show More Summary

Democratic Ex-Dove Proposes War on Iran

Exclusive: The Democrats’ rush to rebrand themselves as super-hawks is perhaps best illustrated by the once-dovish Rep. Alcee Hastings proposing stand-by authorization for the President to attack Iran, reports Nicolas J S Davies. By Nicolas J S Davies Rep. Alcee…Read more ?

Challenging Klobuchar on Ukraine War

As Democrats compete to become the new War Party – pushing for a dangerous confrontation with nuclear-armed Russia – some constituents are objecting, as Mike Madden did in a letter to Sen. Amy Klobuchar. From Mike Madden (of St. Paul,…Read more ?

'Not My President's Day' Actions Across the U.S. Call for Trump's Impeachment on President's Day Weekend

Click here for reuse options! Americans are using the long weekend off to resist the president's increasingly fascist agenda. Americans are transforming President’s Day weekend into a ‘Not My President’s Day’ series of resistance efforts against the Republican Trump Whitehouse and its increasingly fascist agenda. Show More Summary

Administration Moves To Block Access To Health Insurance

Click here for reuse options! They can’t repeal Obamacare, so the Trump White House wants to make it much harder for you to get insurance with it.         The following first appeared on DCReport.org.  The Trump administration is moving to make it harder for you to get health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. Show More Summary

John McCain on Trump: Suppressing Free Press Is 'How Dictators Get Started'

Click here for reuse options! Despite ‘hating the press’, Republican senator says media is necessary after president calls media ‘the enemy of the American people.' Senator John McCain has warned that suppression of a free press is “how...Show More Summary

What Happens After the Next Big Terrorist Attack? Trump Is Paving the Way Toward a Terrifying Crackdown

Click here for reuse options! Terrorism presents a grave danger—not for the reasons Trump claims, but because it could undermine democracy. Terrorism has never been so dangerous. Even a single terrorist attack against American troops...Show More Summary

The 5 Worst Republicans of the Week Not Named Donald Trump

Click here for reuse options! Jason Chaffetz isn't even masking his villainy anymore. Every day in Donald Trump's America is seemingly dumber, crueler and more exhausting than the one that preceded it. This week alone saw the president's...Show More Summary

Trump’s ‘One-Night Stand’ Diplomacy

Despite his reputation as a deal-maker, President Trump’s first foray into the thicket of Israel-Palestine peace talks suggests he has no clue what direction to take or the long-term consequences, notes ex-CIA analyst Paul R. Pillar. By Paul R. Pillar…Read more ?

5 Republican Disgraces You Missed This Week Watching Donald Trump Combust

Click here for reuse options! Jason Chaffetz isn't even masking his villainy anymore. Every day in Donald Trump's America is seemingly dumber, crueler and more exhausting than the one that preceded it. This week alone saw the president's...Show More Summary

My Friends and I Are Willing to Spend Time in Jail Fighting for Environmental Justice

Click here for reuse options! Ever wished for a fight that was truly meaningful? Well, now we have one. Two weeks ago, a jury in Skagit County, Washington refused to convict my friend Ken Ward of two felonies: burglary and sabotage.Show More Summary

11 Disturbing Parallels Between Hate Politics in India and the United States

Click here for reuse options! Donald Trump and Narendra Modi appear to be on similar trajectories. There is a strange sense of déjà vu these days. Quick on the heels of assuming the U.S. presidency, Donald Trump has unleashed a series of brutal actions, proving that he is true to his word. Show More Summary

How Alex Jones' Wild Conspiracies Breed Potentially Deadly Plots

Click here for reuse options! He's been spreading fake news and hysteria online for a decade, but pizzagate shows his words lead to violence. On Dec. 4, a 28-year-old North Carolina man bearing a handgun and a military-style rifle stormed...Show More Summary

Trump's Travel Ban Is Taking an Immeasurable Toll on Muslim Families

Click here for reuse options! I've seen firsthand how a new executive order is impacting moms and kids here in the United States. Legal challenges to Donald Trump’s “Muslim ban” are mounting. Federal judges have suspended the order,Show More Summary

Trump's Attack on the Media as an 'Enemy of the People' Has Eerie Historical Echoes

Click here for reuse options! The president is adopting a popular tactic of 20th century totalitarians. / > Click here for reuse options! Related Stories Report: Michael Flynn's Replacement Turned Down the Job After Watching Trump'sShow More Summary

Why the Great Writer James Baldwin's Insights About America Are More Relevant Than Ever

Click here for reuse options! A powerful new film confronts our country's racism past and present. About two years ago April Reign decided to encapsulate her frustration at yet another slate of white Academy Award nominees by launching the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite. Show More Summary

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