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“The State of Alabama Deserves Better”: Republicans Condemn Roy Moore Ahead of Election

Alabama voters head to the polls tomorrow for a special election that will decide whether a Senate seat will go to Democrat Doug Jones or Republican Roy Moore, a former judge who has been accused of multiple counts of sexual misconduct, one of which involves a 14-year old teenager. President Trump officially endorsed Moore last […]

Congresswoman Urges Sergeant-at-Arms to Protect Senate Pages from Alleged Child Molester Roy Moore

The week before a closely watched Alabama special election, Rep. Gwen Moore (D-Wis.) called for the Senate to protect pages if Alabama voters elect Republican Roy Moore to replace interim senator Luther Strange.  “It would be unconscionable...Show More Summary

Sen. Gillibrand Calls for Trump to Resign Over Allegations of Sexual Misconduct

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) on Monday called on President Donald Trump to immediately resign over the allegations of sexual misconduct that first emerged during the election against him, describing the claims as both “credible”Show More Summary

Trump’s Treasury Department Uses Bogus Numbers to Sell Republican Tax Plan

Before the Senate passed its tax bill earlier this month, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin insisted that a forthcoming Treasury Department analysis would show that the Republican tax plan pays for itself by boosting general economic growth. On Monday, the department found the Senate tax bill would pay for itself—but only if other parts of President Donald Trump’s […]

Russian Propagandists Are Pushing for Roy Moore to Win

In the run-up to Alabama’s special election, Kremlin-linked news sites and trolls have battled vigorously on behalf of Roy Moore, the Republican candidate for US senator accused of sexual misconduct against multiple women, including teenage girls. Show More Summary

Was the Heated 2016 Democratic Primary Rigged for Debbie Wasserman Schultz?

Newly uncovered data have shocked election experts and administrators. In August 2016, Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz faced off against progressive maverick and Bernie Sanders supporter Tim Canova—her first-ever primary challenger—after six terms in Congress. Show More Summary

A Victory for Clean Elections in Alabama Special Senate Election

An order by a Montgomery County judge means a recount, if needed, will be more credible. An Alabama court ordered the state’s election officials to perverse all digital ballot images of the paper ballots cast in Tuesday’s high-profile special U.S. Show More Summary

Hüsker Dü’s Glorious Racket

Hüsker Dü Savage Young Dü Numero Group Along with R.E.M., the Replacements and a host of less-celebrated acts, the St. Paul, Minn. trio Hüsker Dü revitalized the concept of the American Rock’n’Roll band in the ‘80s. Mixing the furious noise of punk and metal with ringing melodies, Bob Mould (guitar, vocals), Greg Norton (bass) and […]

Russia-gate’s Litany of Corrections

Exclusive: As much as the U.S. mainstream media insists that the Russia-gate scandal is growing, what is undeniably growing is the list of major corrections that news outlets have been forced to issue, reports Robert Parry. By Robert Parry The…Read more ?

7 Enraging and Heartbreaking New Revelations from Trump's Accusers

Three women spoke out today in the hopes America finally will listen. On Monday morning, three women who have accused Donald Trump of sexual abuse appeared on Megyn Kelly’s NBC Morning Show and took part in a press conference led by Brave New Films to demand a Congressional investigation into the charges against the president. Show More Summary

An Alabama Pastor Speaks Out Against Roy Moore

Former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore, who is now the Republican candidate for Alabama’s open Senate seat in the special election Tuesday, has spent nearly two decades issuing repeated battle cries to right-wing Alabama evangelicals. It’s his faith, he says, that motivates his actions, and it’s his faith that he uses to excuse those actions when they land him […]

Men Accused of Plotting Kansas Mosque Bombing Demand Jury of Trump Voters: Report

The defense is pulling out all the stops to get its clients off. The Associated Press, via ABC News, reports that attorneys for defendants argued on Friday that it would be wrong to only pick jurors from a pool of urban residents because they could be prejudiced against the defendants for political reasons. Show More Summary

Women Who Accused Trump of Sexual Misconduct Demand Congress to Open an Investigation

Three women who came forward last year to accuse then-candidate Donald Trump of sexual misconduct are renewing their stories in hopes that Congress will open an investigation into their allegations. The women—Jessica Leeds, Samantha Holvey and Rachel Crooks— recounted their stories during two media events Monday, and asked why it was acceptable for the president to […]

Charles Blow: The GOP May Never Survive Roy Moore

Republicans will always be remembered for embracing an accused child molester. Roy Moore is not a bad apple within the Republican Party; he's what the Republican party has become, despite many well-meaning Americans attempts to claim otherwise. Show More Summary

The Republican Tax Bill Is White Supremacy by Another Name

Fiscal policy is never race-neutral, and the GOP's plutocratic legislation is no exception. The empire has struck back. It almost always does. Fiscal policy is not race-neutral. It prioritizes certain groups and interests while punishing and disadvantaging others. Show More Summary

Police: Suspected Attacker in New York Explosion Wore a “Low-Tech” Device

One person is in custody Monday morning after police responded to reports of an explosion underneath New York’s Port Authority Bus Terminal—a major transportation hub in midtown Manhattan that connects commuter buses and multiple subway lines. The incident, which occurred at approximately 7:20 am in the passageway along 42nd Street between Seventh and Eighth Avenues, […]

3 Trump Accusers Detail Their 'Gross and Dirty' Experience with the Former Reality Star

"Whether it was 15 minutes or not, it seemed like forever." During an interview Monday with Megyn Kelly, three women who allege they were sexually assaulted or sexually harassed by President Donald Trump came forward to reveal more about their stories. Show More Summary

National Democrats Resist Reforms

Still refusing to face why Donald Trump and the Republicans won in 2016, the national Democratic Party rebuffs proposals from progressives to make the party more democratic and less corporate-dominated, writes Norman Solomon. By Norman Solomon With the Democratic Party’s…Read more ?

U.N. Official Shocked and Horrified by Poverty in Rural Alabama

"I think it's very uncommon in the First World." U.N. Official Shocked at Poverty In Rural Alabama A United Nations official investigating poverty in the United States was shocked at the level of environmental degradation in some areas of rural Alabama, saying he had never seen anything like it in the developed world. Show More Summary

Robert Reich Reveals the Biggest Threat to American Democracy You've Never Heard Of

SLAPP lawsuits are emerging as one of the Trump administration's most dangerous weapons. Have you heard of SLAPP lawsuits? You soon will. SLAPP stands for “Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation.” It is a lawsuit brought by big...Show More Summary

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