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A GOOD FIGHT TO HAVE ABOUT MEDICARE FOR ALL

Last week, the Las Vegas-based Culinary Union, Unite Here Local 226, found itself in the middle of a political fight after its leadership...

THE FALSE PROPHETS OF THE CHILDCARE REVOLUTION

Business groups and executive types love to talk about the importance of childcare. A 2019 report from the Council for a Strong America's...

 
 
 

THE CORONAVIRUS'S LESSON FOR CLIMATE CHANGE

This week, analysis from the Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air estimated that government-directed quarantines and other restrictions...

THE MISCHIEFS OF MICHAEL BLOOMBERG

At Wednesday night's Democratic debate, five of the candidates vying for the Democratic presidential nomination spent the evening taking...

 
 
 

THE PIPELINE CRISIS WAS CENTURIES IN THE MAKING

On Tuesday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addressed the anti-pipeline protests that have largely shut down rail travel across Canada....

Deutsche Bank's Perilous Pursuit of Profit

DEUTSCHE BANK'S PERILOUS PURSUIT OF PROFIT

In 1999, the German colossus Deutsche Bank was poised to acquire Bankers Trust. This purchase would give Deutsche a foothold in the...

 
 
 
How Powerful Is This Right-Wing Shadow Network?

HOW POWERFUL IS THIS RIGHT-WING SHADOW NETWORK?

In 2016, Americans who hoped to make sense of Donald Trump's election could have done worse than turn to a book released earlier that...

THE REAL MESSAGE OF TRUMP'S LATEST CLEMENCY BINGE

Throughout the Ukraine scandal, President Donald Trump's defenders argued that his freeze on military aid sprang from a “legitimate...

 
 
 
Analyzing Lucian Freud

ANALYZING LUCIAN FREUD

One of the principal thrills of The Lives of Lucian Freud: The Restless Years, 1922-1968 is that we are in the capable hands of William...

CONSERVATIVE SUPREME COURT JUSTICES TAKE AIM AT SCALIA

Justice Antonin Scalia, who died four years ago last week, is among the most celebrated figures in the conservative legal movement....

 
 
 

BOOKERISM AND THE BLACK ELITE

On September 18, 1895, Booker T. Washington gave his famous address to the Atlanta Cotton States and International Exposition. Washington...

CRITICIZING MICHAEL BLOOMBERG IN AN AGE OF ANTI-SEMITISM

In October 2018, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy took to Twitter to denounce Michael Bloomberg, the New York billionaire who had...

 
 
 

THE WET'SUWET'EN TAKE ANOTHER ANTI-PIPELINE STRUGGLE MAINSTREAM

Last week, Via Rail, one of Canada's major train operators, canceled most rides across Canada after Canadian National Rail, the company...

TRUMP CONSCRIPTS THE DOJ INTO HIS REELECTION CAMPAIGN

Four federal prosecutors quit the case against President Donald Trump's dirty-trickster ally Roger Stone on Tuesday afternoon, after...

 
 
 

THIS IS WHY THE GOP CAN'T HAVE NICE CLIMATE PLANS

California Representative Kevin McCarthy just can't catch a break. Parts of his district were on fire last year, and-thanks partially...

TRUMP CONSCRIPTS THE DOJ INTO HIS RE-ELECTION CAMPAIGN

Four federal prosecutors quit the case against President Donald Trump's dirty-trickster ally Roger Stone on Tuesday afternoon after...

 
 
 

THE HARDEST DECISION BERNIE SANDERS WILL MAKE THIS YEAR

As has been the case for some time now , Bernie Sanders is the front-runner in the Democratic primary, a position Tuesday night's victory...

A COLOR NAMED AFTER A FRUIT


Before oranges were sweet, they were bitter. The whole world was more bitter then. Nights, unlit; wheat wild. Each element, bound in...

 
 
 

CAN CORPORATE AMERICA GET BEHIND MEDICARE FOR ALL?

A few days before Christmas in 2007, Wendell Potter was in his office at the health insurer Cigna's building in Philadelphia, watching...

HOW PUNDITS MANIPULATE MATH TO DISMISS SANDERS

How do you tell who won an election? Most people would look to see who got the most votes. In the case of a Democratic primary, they...

 
 
 



Roger Stone sentenced in case that rocked Justice Department

Roger Stone sentenced in case that rocked Justice Department

Roger Stone, a staunch ally of President Donald Trump, was sentenced Thursday on his convictions for witness tampering and lying to Congress. Read more ...

Nearly 6 million kids water bottles recalled again due to a choking hazard

Nearly 6 million kids water bottles recalled again due to a choking hazard

This marks the second time these water bottles were recalled and includes the replacement lids that were provided in the first recall. Read more ...

Morgan Stanley to buy E*Trade in all-stock deal worth $13 billion

Morgan Stanley to buy E*Trade in all-stock deal worth $13 billion

Morgan Stanley announced plans Thursday to buy discount brokerage E*Trade for about $13 billion in a deal that will boost the investment bank's wealth management business. Read more ...

KFC releasing its fried chicken and donut sandwich nationwide

KFC releasing its fried chicken and donut sandwich nationwide

Chicken and donut lovers rejoyce! Read more ...

WATCH: Ohio inmate falls through ceiling while trying to escape from jail

WATCH: Ohio inmate falls through ceiling while trying to escape from jail

An Ohio inmate was caught on camera as surveillance video captures the woman's attempt to escape from the Montgomery County Jail. Read more ...

Billionaire Les Wexner gives up control of Victoria's Secret after failing...

Billionaire Les Wexner gives up control of Victoria's Secret after failing to fix the struggling brand

L Brands is selling a controlling stake in Victoria's Secret after 82-year-old billionaire CEO, founder, and biggest investor Les Wexner proved unable to repair the once iconic... Read more ...

Roger Stone Sentenced To More Than 3 Years Amid Furor Over Trump And DOJ

Roger Stone Sentenced To More Than 3 Years Amid Furor Over Trump And DOJ

President Trump's political adviser was found guilty on all counts by a federal jury last year after he was charged with lying to Congress and obstructing its investigation. Read more ...

Man stabbed in north London mosque - UK police

Man stabbed in north London mosque - UK police

A knifeman that reportedly ran into a north London mosque and stabbed a man in the neck on Thursday has been arrested, the Metropolitan Police have confirmed. According to... Read more ...

S. Sudan's former rebel leader Machar agrees to form unity govt with...

S. Sudan's former rebel leader Machar agrees to form unity govt with President Kiir

South Sudan's former rebel leader Riek Machar said he has agreed to form a unity government with President Salva Kiir following a meeting at state buildings on Thursday. “We... Read more ...

Sy Sperling, founder of Hair Club for Men, dead at 78

Sy Sperling, founder of Hair Club for Men, dead at 78

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Hair Club for Men founder Sy Sperling, famous for the TV commercials where he proclaimed “I'm not only the Hair Club president but I'm also a client,”... Read more ...