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Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) says he is preparing legislation intended to protect some undocumented young people whose parents brought them to the United States as minors. The legislation would extend the legal rights gained under the...Show More Summary
During the presidential campaign, Donald Trump repeatedly cast himself as an anti-Wall Street populist and blasted an international cabal of bankers for supposedly screwing American workers. Yet, since being elected, he has turned to...Show More Summary
Special Report: Official Washington’s rush into an Orwellian future is well underway as political and media bigwigs move to silence Internet voices of independence and dissent, reports Robert Parry. By Robert Parry Under the cover of battling “fake news,” the…Read more ?
On Wednesday, Donald Trump announced that he'd tapped billionaire investor Wilbur Ross to be his commerce secretary. Ross is known as the "king of bankruptcy," a moniker he earned thanks to his long-time business of buying troubled companies for cheap, often in manufacturing industries like steel or coal, and then restructuring them to turn a profit. Show More Summary
Breitbart News, the inflammatory news site that hails itself as the platform for the "alt-right," is urging readers to boycott Kellogg after the food manufacturing giant announced it would no longer be advertising on the site because...Show More Summary
Click here for reuse options! The media found out about this congratulatory phone call and full reversal in a rather unusual way. Donald Trump has shifted his position on Pakistan, a country he called "a very, very vital problem" during his presidential campaign, based apparently on a brief congratulatory phone call from its leader. Show More Summary
Click here for reuse options! OneWest, a bank that was established by Trump's treasury secretary nominee, filed the foreclosure in 2014. Politico is reporting that Steve Mnuchin's bank foreclosed on the house of a 90-year-old Florida woman on account of a 27 cent error. Show More Summary
Click here for reuse options! Now is a vital time to reflect on the U.S. invasion and occupation of Iraq. Editor’s note: The following testimony will be presented by Jaya Priya Reinhalter at the People's Tribunal on the Iraq War, to take place December 1-2 in Washington D.C. Show More Summary
Click here for reuse options! Saving just half the jobs while giving a huge corporate tax break is not going to help American workers. On Wednesday, Donald Trump—taking a break from fabricating lies about illegal voting, whining about...Show More Summary
Click here for reuse options! Conservatives in the state want to make sure women are punished for failing to give birth. In June anti-choice activists in Texas suffered a serious setback in their attempts to make abortion as miserable as possible for women. Show More Summary
Click here for reuse options! Brandon Hall faces up to five years in prison for signing other people’s names in support of a 2012 judicial candidate. A Grand Haven, Michigan man who worked on the Michigan Trump campaign was found guilty on ten counts of election fraud Wednesday for forging signatures on petition forms in 2012. Show More Summary
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President-elect Trump’s refusal to accept the fact that he lost the popular vote by more than two million doesn’t augur well for his ability to tell the truth in other cases, as ex-CIA analyst Paul R. Pillar explains. By Paul…Read more ?
Click here for reuse options! Hey, they read it on their Facebook feed. If you want an example of the kind of know-nothingness, misinformation and gullibility that won this election for Donald Trump, check out this clip of CNN’s Alisyn Camerota talking to a few of his supporters. Show More Summary
Click here for reuse options! "You realize Black Lives Matter can't be the new KKK; the KKK is still around." When Tomi Lahren came on "The Daily Show" Tuesday, host Trevor Noah had hoped to find common ground. Was it possible? “For...Show More Summary
As the U.S. plows toward a New Cold War, remnants of the old one resurfaced with the death of Cuban leader Fidel Castro at 90 as the mainstream U.S. media flashed back to old Cold War rhetoric, as William Blum…Read more ?
For decades, Washington had a habit of using the Central Intelligence Agency to deep-six governments of the people, by the people, and for the people that weren’t to its taste and replacing them with governments of the [take your choice: military junta, shah, autocrat, dictator] across the planet...
Click here for reuse options! "The ‘billionaire of the people’ ordered young garlic soup with thyme and sautéed frog legs," Colbert said of Trump's dinner with Romney at Jean Georges. "Late Show" host Stephen Colbert is back from his Thanksgiving break just in time for Mitt Romney humiliating dinner date with the President-elect in New York. Show More Summary
Organs of Official Washington, such as the State Department and The Washington Post, are becoming unhinged over their weakening grip on the narratives that the people are supposed to believe, as William Blum explains. By William Blum On November 16,…Read more ?