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Yep, Obamacare Is Now More Popular Than Donald Trump

Donald Trump is about to take office as the least popular incoming president in four decades, with Americans largely disapproving of his character and the way he's handled the transition process. According to a new poll, Trump is even...Show More Summary

Cops: Pregnant Woman Beaten In Weave Beef

Victim's sister sought return of hairpiece given as Xmas gift JANUARY 20--Angered that her pregnant sister refused to return a weave, a Florida woman allegedly pummeled her sibling, according to cops who arrested the accused Weave Fight read more

Paul Krugman Reveals Just How Dangerously Incompetent Trump Is Already Proving to Be

Click here for reuse options! The closest historical analogy might be Bush-Cheney's botched Iraq occupation, only way worse. Paul Krugman has never made his contempt for Donald Trump a secret. He takes on the incoming president's dangerous incompetence in Friday's column. Show More Summary

Donald Trump Is Trying to Whitewash Mass Protest of His Inauguration, Attorney Warns

Click here for reuse options! ANSWER says media outlets will be prohibited from covering Friday's largest demonstration site. Major media outlets have reportedly been told they will not be permitted access to a site of a major protest during the inaugural parade of President-elect Donald Trump. Show More Summary

Drunkblogging the Dawn of the Trump Administration

The peaceful transition of power and Plymouth Gin begins at 12:00 noon eastern time.

As Donald Trump Becomes President, Bookies Bet Big on Impeachment

As Donald Trump prepares to be sworn in as the next president of the United States today, bookmakers are currently offering odds on whether Trump—the least popular incoming president in four decades—will get impeached or be forced to resign. Show More Summary

Your Day-One Guide to President Trump’s Conflicts of Interest

Donald Trump takes office today as the most conflicted and ethically problematic president in the nation's history. He refuses to divest from his global business holdings. His company continues to make foreign deals even after he promised to halt them. Show More Summary

Congress Gutted Researchers' Ability to Study Gun Violence. Now They're Fighting Back.

On November 14, six days after Donald Trump won the presidential election, more than 80 researchers from 42 schools of public health gathered for a closed-door meeting at the Boston University School of Public Health. Their agenda: how...Show More Summary

Top 10 Reasons Congress Members Are Boycotting Trump

Click here for reuse options! Congressional representatives across the country are staying away from the inauguration. The idea got started in November 2016, when Rep. Luis Gutierrez, D-IL, said he would not attend the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. Show More Summary

Take the Inaugural Pledge

Click here for reuse options! Your introduction to the resistance. To inaugurate a healthy, productive attitude to get yourself through these dark times, consider marking the incoming regime by signing (and liking and sharing) this pledge. Show More Summary

Trump's Sexism Is Trickling Down: Let's Refuse to Accept It

Click here for reuse options! We know that Hillary Clinton’s loss sent a sad message to young women—what about the signals young men have received from Trump’s win? In 1998, philosopher Richard Rorty made a prediction about American politics that turned out to be eerily prescient. Show More Summary

Trump's Biggest Fear: The Man Lives in Dread of Being Illegitimate, His Biographers Say

Click here for reuse options! A collection of professional Trump soothsayers arrived at some troubling conclusions about the president-elect. Biographers who have studied Donald Trump extensively all seem to agree that his leadership style is going to be defined by his narcissism, belligerence and deep fear of his own illegitimacy. Show More Summary

Israel Begins Ethnically Cleansing Bedouin Community to Build Jews-Only Town

Click here for reuse options! The newest Israeli human rights abuses raise severe questions about the country's claim to be a democracy. Liberal supporters of Israel have traditionally operated on a political binary that runs along 1967 armistice lines -- the Green Line -- separating the Occupied Palestinians Territories from Israel. Show More Summary

New From Trump University: Election Rigging 101

Click here for reuse options! Sure, it was rigged—by Russia, for the least-qualified candidate in American history. Donald Trump was right. The election was rigged. What Trump got wrong (and, boy, does he get things wrong) is that the rigging worked in his favor. Show More Summary

As Obama's Presidency Draws to a Close, a Look at His Mixed Legacy and the Rise of Neo-Fascism in Washington

Click here for reuse options! It's been a busy end of Obama's presidency—but not all of his actions have been as progressive as this week's. On Friday at noon, Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts will swear in Donald Trump as the country’s 45th president. Show More Summary

18 Foods and Drinks to Avoid Because They Are Surprisingly High in Sugar

Click here for reuse options! Eating sugar has been linked to an increased risk of obesity, heart disease, type 2 diabetes and cancer. Eating too much sugar is really bad for your health.  It’s been linked to an increased risk of many...Show More Summary

The Trump Team Is Hell-Bent on Threatening World Security by Escalating Against Iran

Click here for reuse options! Secretary of Defense James Mattis and his National Security Adviser Mike Flynn have a bizarre obsession with Iran. Gunfire broke out in Tehran, Iran’s capital, on Monday. A drone flew over the city and provoked anti-aircraft fire. Show More Summary

Meet the Anti-LGBTQ Extremists Leading the Assault on Equality in Texas

Click here for reuse options! These men are determined to squash hard-fought rights. When Texas’ 85th legislative session officially kicks off on January 10, anti-LGBTQ extremists in the state will be well into their campaigns to pass a slew of laws attacking LGBTQ equality. Show More Summary

Sean Spicer Turns First Press Conference Into Ad for Trump Hotel: 'I Encourage You to Go There'

Click here for reuse options! In 24 hours, this statement will be an ethics violation. Incoming White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer took time out of his first official press conference on Thursday to “encourage” people to visit Donald Trump’s Washington, D.C., hotel. Show More Summary

Going Over the Top in Trump-Bashing

Democratic Party fury toward President-elect Trump has led some progressives to suggest a rash scheme for invoking an archaic law to punish his deviation from foreign policy orthodoxy, warns Norman Solomon. By Norman Solomon Heading into the last week of…Read more ?

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