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World War II Memories in Moscow, Another Cold War Inquisition in Washington

Wed, 05/10/2017 - 9:53am
Stephen F. CohenOn May 9, while Russia was commemorating the 27 million Soviet citizens who died fighting Nazi Germany, the US political-media class was vilifying the Kremlin and seeking its American “puppets.”

Trump Fires Comey, Putting the Country ‘On the Verge of a Constitutional Crisis’

Wed, 05/10/2017 - 7:55am
John NicholsThe decision makes a mockery of Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s recusal from the Russia investigation and should prompt his impeachment.

What Herman Melville Can Teach Us About the Trump Era

Wed, 05/10/2017 - 7:00am
Ariel DorfmanHe would point out that what plagues us are the sins of the past coming home to roost: America’s tolerance of bigotry and blindness to its own faults.

MUNA’s Total Honesty

Wed, 05/10/2017 - 6:00am
Laura SnapesThe LA pop trio’s greatest strength is its willingness to name the enemy.

Join a Die-In to Protest Trumpcare

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 4:42pm
NationActionMany of the constituents whose lives were just sacrificed for a tax cut are ready to greet their representatives.

This Mother’s Day, Black Lives Matter Activists Will Give More Than 30 Women Their Freedom

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 12:44pm
Dani McClainThese women are in jail not because they’ve been convicted of a crime but because they can’t pay to get back to their lives as they await trial.

We Have Seen Times This Dark Before—Here’s How We Fought Back

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 11:20am
Danny Goldberg1967 offers many lessons for those who want to counter Trumpism.

We’ve Got to ACT UP to Stop Trumpcare

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 11:16am
Gregg GonsalvesOur lives are on the line. It’s time to escalate the fight for health care.

We Are Spending a Trillion on War and We Need to Own Up to It

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 11:15am
William D. HartungWhy doesn’t the American media report the true costs of war?

Not Just Cities: We Can Become a Sanctuary Nation

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 11:14am
Robert Greenwald, Angel PadillaNow is the time to defend America’s undocumented, to stand for justice in the face of intolerance. 

Trump Is Helping Big Media Companies Get Bigger

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 10:17am
David DayenAnd it’s looking like a mutually beneficial relationship. 

Trump’s Budget Betrays His Supporters. Here’s One That Doesn’t.

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 10:14am
Katrina vanden HeuvelThe People’s Budget would strengthen the middle class and promote economic security for all.

New York’s Mayor Vowed to Help the Homeless. Why Is the Crisis Growing?

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 10:05am
Jarrett MurphyBill de Blasio understands homelessness better than the mayors before him, but that hasn’t been enough to stem the crisis.

There Is Growing Bipartisan Opposition to Trump’s Unauthorized Military Actions

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 9:49am
John NicholsMembers of Congress are warning the administration that it must consult Congress before lending US support to “a potentially catastrophic” military action in Yemen.

What Can Emmanuel Macron Accomplish as France’s President?

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 9:24am
David A. BellThe resentments that led a third of the electorate to vote for Le Pen are not going to disappear anytime soon.  

Wisconsin’s Voter-ID Law Suppressed 200,000 Votes in 2016 (Trump Won by 22,748)

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 9:00am
Ari BermanA new study shows how voter-ID laws decreased turnout among African-American and Democratic voters.

The Baltimore Orioles’ John Angelos on Standing Up to Racism In Sports

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 9:00am
Dave ZirinThe Orioles COO explains how sports can help fight racism in our society, and why it’s important to speak out against hate.

The GOP Will Tell Lie After Lie to Pass Trumpcare

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 8:00am
Joan WalshWe’ve got a party on the run from the reality of a bill it just passed. But Democrats shouldn’t rest easy.

The Higher-Education Crisis Is a Labor Crisis

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 7:00am
Michelle ChenA unionization drive at Vanderbilt University shows how austerity in higher education is hurting educators and students.

Trump’s Healthcare Plan Is All About Freedom!

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 5:00am
Tom TomorrowFreedom for the rich to exploit the poor, that is.