Wednesday, 19 January , 2022

US Politics

The True History Behind ‘The Plot Against America’

Philip Roth’s classic novel, newly adapted by HBO, envisions a world in which Charles Lindbergh wins the 1940 presidential election By Meilan Solly Associate Editor, History March 16,...

Dr. King’s 1967 anti-war speech wasn’t popular, but it was prescient

He knew that if not resisted, ‘adventures like Vietnam’ would continue to eat away at American society. by William Hartung January 17, 2022 Today’s anniversary of the...

The Time Is Now for the “Radical Revolution of Values” That...

By Austin C. McCoy, January 17, 2022 In the early weeks of the pandemic, novelist and activist Arundhati Roy brilliantly laid out the stakes of one of...

Meet the Biden war budget, same as the Trump war budget

Turns out the new administration had neither the interest or fortitude to oppose the usual suspects, passing a $777B bill this week. by Andrew Lautz December...

1 in 3 Americans now ‘alarmed’ by climate change. Why aren’t...

Jan. 13, 2022 New results from a long-running public opinion survey show that about 1 in 3 Americans is now “alarmed” by global warming. Is...

House Republicans Urge Biden Administration to Stop Iran Talks

Biden will come under intense political pressure if he decides to give enough sanctions relief to revive the deal Posted on January 12, 2022Categories Over...

After years of setbacks, US labor demonstrates its power

2021 marked a historic year in labor organizing for workers in the US, with tens of thousands of workers in partaking in union votes...

Dick Cheney Should Be in Jail, Not Praised as a Hero...

Dick Cheney is an enemy of democracy in America and a war criminal. His warm reception on the floor of Congress by Democrats yesterday...

The Democrats Are Trying To Lose

How party leaders learned to stop worrying and love losing to GOP fascists. By David Sirota Dedc 19. 2021 Cognitive dissonance is one of the defining traits...

Trump says American Jews ‘either don’t like Israel or don’t care...

Former president says the Jewish state used to have ‘absolute power over Congress’ but now even ‘evangelical Christians love Israel more than Jews’ in...