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.
Millions of Americans registered a protest vote on Tuesday, expressing their fierce opposition to an economic and political system that puts wealthy and corporate interests over their own. I strongly supported Hillary Clinton, campaigned hard on her behalf, and believed she was the right choice on Election Day. But Donald J. Trump won the White House because his
The group again held signs reading, “Bump Trump,” and “Not My President.” Protests were also held elsewhere around the country again on Thursday. Trump took to Twitter Thursday evening to express his disapproval of the protests. Overnight Wednesday into Thursday, the NYPD said dozens of people were arrested as thousands of protesters marched and converged outside Trump Tower.
Emmanuel Todd travaille actuellement sur les tensions de la société américaine et leurs liens avec la globalisation. La conférence d’Emmanuel Todd s’est tenue à Nantes le 8 novembre 2016, quelques heures avant la proclamation des résultats.
28 Things Donald Trump Promises to Do as President By by CHARLIE SPIERING Donald Trump is laying out delivered a long list of things he would do...
Some of the rigging is by design, and dates all the way back to the Founding Fathers. Some of it is simply a byproduct of an economic system where the top 0.1 percent have almost as much wealth as the bottom 90 percent. Some falls somewhere in between.
DONALD TRUMP NAMED former CIA director and extremist neoconservative James Woolsey his senior adviser on national security issues on Monday. Woolsey, who left the CIA in 1995, went on to become one of Washington’s most outspoken promoters of U.S. war in Iraq and the Middle East.
To better understand that Trump really is, as he insisted during the Republican primary campaign, “much more militaristic” than even George W. Bush, it helps to look at how often he has presented his bizarre plan to use the United States military as the muscle in a global protection racket, aimed at extorting oil from countries we destroy.
After 9/11, Americans became a bit nervous, but continued to be confident in the ultimate goodness of their country. Few were the voices saying ‘They hate us because we make war on their countries’, most preferring to believe President Bush’s claim that Muslims hate us because of our freedom.
As industry and the Democrats abandoned the working and middle classes, Republicans posed as their protectors. But can either Trump or Clinton really restore hope to the many Americans who think the country no longer works for them? It is inversion time in America as the people formerly known as the happy middle class rally