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THE AFL-CIO'S UNTENABLE STANCE ON COPS

On the night of May 31, as Black Lives Matter protests raged throughout the nation's capital, the house of labor went up in flames....

THE ANTI-ELECTION PARTY

The nightmare scenario for liberals across America-what if a defeated Donald Trump refuses to leave office?-reared its head last week,...

 
 
 

THE WASHINGTON MEDIA IS STARTING TO TREAT TRUMP LIKE A CLOWN

The most jarring thing about Donald Trump is that he is president. Nearly every press conference, public event, and interview is awash...

THE COLLEGE ATHLETES WHO REFUSE TO DIE FOR THE NCAA

The hits keep coming for Major League Baseball. On Monday, just one week after an outbreak of the coronavirus derailed games for the...

 
 
 

THE TIDE IS TURNING AGAINST THE FILIBUSTER

At Thursday's funeral for Georgia Representative John Lewis, former President Barack Obama delivered a eulogy that's made political...

HUGH HEWITT HAS ALWAYS BEEN A HACK

Over the last four years, the conservative pundit Hugh Hewitt has gone to extraordinary lengths to pretend that Donald Trump does not...

 
 
 

THE RISE OF THE CREEPY REOPENING INDUSTRY

In New York City, “non-essential” offices were allowed to open again in June at limited capacity as cases spiked in other parts of...

THE OCCULT, TERRORIZING POLITICS OF QANON

This July, as police in Portland, Oregon, met protesters with grenades, pepper-ball rounds, and tear gas, the acting head of the Department...

 
 
 

REMOTE WORK WON'T SAVE US

A hallway room in the back of my childhood home contained the sewing machine and, beginning in the mid-1990s, a succession of computers....

DONALD TRUMP TRULY IS THE HEIR TO THE LEGACY OF ANDREW JACKSON

Early in his presidency, when he was still pretending to be a serious person, Donald Trump traveled to the birthplace of Andrew Jackson,...

 
 
 

HOW TO SAVE CONGRESS FROM ITSELF

The Republican-led Senate flew home without passing a bill to renew or extend its stimulus measure, raising the prospect that millions...

THE CYCLICAL PSYCHOLOGY OF WHITE SUPREMACY

The killing began just after noon. On July 30, 1866, a parade of 300 Black townsfolk marched toward the Mechanics Institute in New...

 
 
 

WHAT JOE BIDEN WANTS

After a weekend of oppo dumps and Twitter battles over the leading vice presidential possibilities, Joe Biden could well want to throw...

AN INCONVENIENT LESSON FROM THE PANDEMIC: WE HAVE TO STOP EATING MEAT

In November 2019, the United Nations Environmental Programme, or UNEP, called for global greenhouse gas emissions to decline nearly...

 
 
 

LET'S CANCEL THE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATES FOREVER

No one, except perhaps the swampiest of DC hacks, is likely to mourn the loss of the Republican or Democratic conventions , both of...

THE RIGHT'S INCREASINGLY UNHINGED FIGHT AGAINST BLACK LIVES MATTER

In mid-July, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani took to his podcast, Common Sense , to warn listeners that Black Lives Matter...

 
 
 

THE FUTURE OF TRUST-BUSTING IS IN JOE BIDEN'S HANDS

Pigs are flying! Up is down! The public approves of how Congress handled something! After Wednesday's much-anticipated hearing with...

PANIC IN THE WHITE HOUSE AS STAFFERS DISCOVER THERE IS SOME SORT OF PANDEMIC HAPPENING

There are many people in this country who are trapped in bad jobs, ranging from dangerous to exhausting to simply boring, by their...

 
 
 

DONALD TRUMP IS TERRIFIED OF VOTERS

Let's be clear: President Donald Trump cannot lawfully delay the 2020 general election. He lacks the authority to make a unilateral...

BOLIVIA'S COVID-19 ELECTION NIGHTMARE IS A WARNING

Asked this past spring whether the November 3 presidential election might need to be rescheduled due to the coronavirus, Senior White...

 
 
 



Chasm grows between President Trump and government coronavirus experts

Chasm grows between President Trump and government coronavirus experts

Until recently, the medical experts on the White House coronavirus task force have walked a tightrope. But as deaths and infections surge, a divide has been growing between the... Read more ...

Navy finds human remains on sunken Marine tank off Southern California

Navy finds human remains on sunken Marine tank off Southern California

The Navy on Tuesday located an amphibious tank that sank off the Southern California coast last week and is preparing to recover the human remains of troops believed to have... Read more ...

President Trump signs $3B-a-year plan to boost conservation, parks

President Trump signs $3B-a-year plan to boost conservation, parks

Supporters say the act is the most significant conservation legislation enacted in nearly half a century. Opponents countered that the money isn't enough to cover the estimated... Read more ...

'Save Space Camp' drive pulls in more than $1 million in days after pandemic...

'Save Space Camp' drive pulls in more than $1 million in days after pandemic losses threaten closure

A fundraising drive launched to help the U.S. Space and Rocket Center and Space Camp through the coronavirus pandemic has pulled in more than $1.1 million in just a few days. Read more ...

Progressive Activist Cori Bush Projected To Oust Longtime Missouri Rep. Lacy...

Progressive Activist Cori Bush Projected To Oust Longtime Missouri Rep. Lacy Clay

Rep. William Lacy Clay has represented the state's 1st Congressional District, around St. Louis, since 2001. Read more ...

Explosion in Beirut: Photos From a City Still Reeling From the Blast

Explosion in Beirut: Photos From a City Still Reeling From the Blast

A massive explosion rocked the capital city of Lebanon on Tuesday, causing widespread destruction and loss of life. So far, at least 60 people were killed in the blast and over... Read more ...

Beijing complains to US about health chief Azar's visit to Taiwan, highest...

Beijing complains to US about health chief Azar's visit to Taiwan, highest official since 1979

China has lodged stern representations with the United States over the upcoming visit of US Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar to Taiwan, the Foreign Ministry in... Read more ...

Massive explosion shakes Lebanon's capital Beirut

Massive explosion shakes Lebanon's capital Beirut

Local news reported multiple people were wounded in the incident. Read more ...

Abreu, White Sox edge Brewers 3-2 for 6th straight victory

Abreu, White Sox edge Brewers 3-2 for 6th straight victory

MILWAUKEE - These don't appear to be the same old Chicago White Sox that have stumbled through seven consecutive losing seasons. Read more ...

Death toll from Beirut blast rises to 100, more victims remain under rubble...

Death toll from Beirut blast rises to 100, more victims remain under rubble - Lebanese Red Cross chief

The death toll from the powerful explosions in Lebanon's capital Beirut has grown to 100 and could increase even more, the head of the Lebanese Red Cross has warned. Lebanese... Read more ...