Tag: Trump

Republican convention live: Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump speeches – NEWS.com.au

This is it. After two weeks of listening to politicians from both sides make their case, we have reached the final day of the convention, and its importance is hard to overstate. Obviously, the main event is President Donald Trump’s…

Is The Republican Party A White Nationalist Party?

While some politicians may see President Trump as the reason behind the rise of white nationalism, it’s not that simple. The GOP calls itself the party of Lincoln, but they’ve spent decades pushing racist policies and rhetoric. As the Republican…
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Is China our ENEMY?

It’s strange that I’ve never actually pondered this question… After spending most of my adult life in Mainland China, marrying a Chinese doctor and now having a half Chinese daughter I finally find myself facing this very real and scary…
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Naomi Klein On The Iraq War, Bernie Sanders & Why The Climate Crisis Can’t Wait

War with Iran, the climate crisis and supremacist ideologies: Naomi Klein explains how they’re all linked together – and how to fight them. Klein is the award-winning author of several books, including “The Shock Doctrine.” In it, she explains how…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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Will the Democrats catch a “blue wave”?

WITHIN HOURS of the Andrew Gillum’s upset Democratic primary win to become the first-ever African American candidate for Florida governor, his Trumpite Republican opponent Ron DeSantis warned Florida voters not to “monkey up” the state by voting for Gillum. The…
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