Tag: Trump

Radical Republican tax cuts are bankrupting America

With Trump in the Oval Office, the US government spends like the world will end tomorrow. Is there a lesson here for the Morrison Government? DCReport Editor-in-Chief, David Cay Johnston, reports on how Republican tax cuts are bankrupting America. HOW...

/ July 4, 2019

New Sanctions Against Iran are Designed to Provoke a Conflict

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/ June 26, 2019

Trump and Media Join Forces to Falsify WWII History

How best to describe the recently completed allied commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of France? Two words come immediately to mind: heartfelt and poignant. The aged D-Day veterans gathering for what was probably the last time...

/ June 20, 2019

Julian Assange, Facebook, Hillary and more news

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/ May 3, 2019

New Zealand bans assault rifles, Trump signs Free Speech order, Comey says not to impeach

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/ March 22, 2019

Max Bergmann on Donald Trump Firing Jeff Sessions | Op-Ed | NowThis

'If Donald Trump can get away with this, he can get away with anything.' » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe President Donald Trump firing former Attorney General Jeff Sessions could launch a constitutional crisis. 'America has only been in this situation...

/ November 17, 2018

US Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh faces tough Congress hearings

US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is expected to face tough questions during four days of hearings this week over his stance on controversial issues, including women's rights and corporate power. Democrats will grill President Donald Trump's pick for the...

/ September 3, 2018

The emerging plan to save the American labor movement

The Center for American Progress (CAP), one of Washington, DC’s most influential liberal think tanks with deep ties to the Obama administration and Hillary Clinton campaign, has proposed a big idea for raising Americans’ wages. A paper by CAP’s David...

/ September 3, 2018

Is Trump’s evangelical brain trust in violation of the law?

Pastor Joshua Nink, right, prays for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, as his wife, Melania, watches after a Sunday service at First Christian Church, in Council Bluffs, Iowa, in January 2016. Jae C. Hong/AP The religious right’s affection for President...

/ September 2, 2018

Fleeing White House Lawyers Top This Week’s Internet News Roundup

It’s been a week that’s seen us inch ever closer to the collapse of NAFTA, seen the White House seemingly confused about how it collectively feels about the death of John McCain, and seen the official death toll of Hurricane...

/ September 2, 2018

Pentagon cancels aid to Pakistan over record on militants

The U.S. military said it has made a final decision to cancel $300 million in aid to Pakistan that had been suspended over Islamabad's perceived failure to take decisive action against militants, in a new blow to deteriorating ties. The...

/ September 1, 2018

Inside the Pomp and Circumstance at John McCain’s Funeral   

The invited guests started to line up about 7:15 a.m. By the time doors  of the Washington National Cathedral opened at 8, two hours before the start of Senator John McCain’s funeral, hundreds were waiting. The queue snaked out to...

/ September 1, 2018

John McCain: Obama and Bush pay tribute at Washington service

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMeghan McCain: "We gather here to mourn the passing of American greatness" Ex-presidents Barack Obama and George W Bush have paid tribute to Senator John McCain at a memorial service at Washington's...

/ September 1, 2018

Meghan McCain Receives Applause for Her Pointed Dig at Trump at John McCain’s Funeral

By Mark Wilson/Getty Images Though Donald Trump was not invited to John McCain’s funeral service, he was not entirely absent from the proceedings. Meghan McCain, while eulogizing her late father, was not subtle in taking several pointed shots at the...

/ September 1, 2018

Mr. Trump, you cannot erase the Palestinian refugees

First, the Trump Administration “took Jerusalem off the table.” Now, in an especially dangerous display of recklessness, they have announced their intention to do the same for the Palestinian “right of return.” The first indication that this was in the...

/ September 1, 2018

Palestinian anger as US ends funding for UN agency

Palestinians have reacted angrily to a US decision to end all funding for the UN agency that assists millions of refugees, seeing it as a new policy shift aimed at undermining their cause. Washington, which until last year was by...

/ September 1, 2018

On Mollie Tibbetts & Violence Against Women In America | Op-Ed | NowThis

The epidemic of violence against women in the United States is not a result of an undocumented population. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe Connect with NowThis » Like us on Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/News_Facebook » Tweet us on Twitter: http://go.nowth.is/News_Twitter » Follow...

/ September 1, 2018

Thanks to his racist dogwhistles, Trump is the Democrats’ best fundraiser

Andrew Gillum is motivating Democratic voters, thanks to an assist from the president Andrew Gillum's Facebook page Donald Trump loves to hit the campaign trail and bask in the adoration of his fans. Occasionally, he even pauses from a recitation...

/ August 31, 2018

Why obvious lies make great propaganda

At the height of the 2016 election, researchers at the RAND Corporation released a report documenting an unusual propaganda model dubbed the “firehose of falsehood.” The report described a strategy where a propagandist could overwhelm the public by producing a...

/ August 31, 2018