Friday, 22 March , 2019

Republicans

Trump demands end to Florida recount in new attack on voting...

15 November 2018 The intervention by President Donald Trump in the Florida elections, demanding that all vote counting be halted and the Republican candidates for...

Making sense of the midterms

November 08, 2018 Tuesday's midterm elections were widely seen as a referendum on the Trump administration. For months prior, down-ballot Republicans clamored to blow the...

Two Years After Trump’s Victory, Voters Erect an Impediment to His...

By Sheryl Gay Stolberg Nov. 6, 2018 The vaunted blue wave that Democrats had hoped for failed to fully materialize on Tuesday night, but the days...

How Israel Spies on US Citizens | By Alain Gresh

By Alain Gresh 29 August 2018 A never-shown Al Jazeera documentary on the pro-Israel lobby in the US reveals possibly illegal Israeli spying on US citizens,...

Sanders and the Empire

by Nick Pemberton January 31, 2018 The au courant merch for the 2020 Presidential election begins and ends with the “Hindsight Is 2020” Bernie t-shirts. The...

Noam Chomsky: Neoliberalism Is Destroying Our Democracy

How elites on both sides of the political spectrum have undermined our social, political, and environmental commons. By Christopher Lydon For 50 years, Noam Chomsky, has...

Wall Street, media celebrate Trump’s address to Congress

  By Patrick Martin Original posted: 2 March 2017 Wall Street celebrated Donald Trump’s Tuesday speech to a joint session of Congress—in which he promised massive tax...

Republicans Cannot Claim a Mandate When Hillary Clinton Has a 2...

The 2016 presidential-election campaign was long and arduous. And so too is the ongoing process of counting the roughly 135 million ballots cast in a relatively high-turnout election where most Americans did not vote for Donald Trump. What we have learned as the count continues is that the sweeping “Trump Triumphs” headlines and pronouncements from two weeks ago created Republican delusions of electoral grandeur that are not supported by the actual results.

The myth of the reactionary white working class

The most significant statistic from 2016’s election is the massive drop in support for both the Democratic and Republican candidates. While uncounted votes from California may slightly alter these figures, Hillary Clinton received about ten million fewer votes than Barack Obama did eight years ago. Trump, who lost the popular vote while winning the electoral vote,

Klein on Clinton

The Problem With Hillary Clinton Isn’t Just Her Corporate Cash. It’s Her Corporate Worldview. Clinton is uniquely unsuited to the epic task of confronting the...