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How Many Ways Can Trump Do Serious Harm To The Planet?

As Donald Trump gets ready to renegotiate NAFTA, is he making good on is populist campaign rhetoric - or preparing a massive corporate giveaway?

The big news in Washington, DC today is that Donald Trump is going to pull the US out of the Paris Climate Deal. So is the United States now a rogue state?

Is Trump Normalizing Hate?

It's been 5 days - and Donald Trump has barely said a word about Friday's terrorist attack in Portland, Oregon.

Is that because the terrorist was a white nationalist and he doesn't want to offend his neo-Nazi base?

Portland terrorist Jeremy Christian had his first appearance in court yesterday.

Is it Time to Rethink the War on Terror?

UK Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn says its time to rethink the War on Terror.

Is he right?

After 16 long years and millions dead - is it time to rethink the War on Terror?

The Real Reason Why The Guardian Journalist Was Attacked

Was Greg Gianforte's Montana meltdown his way of admitting that the GOP's healthcare bill is a disaster in the making?

After another CBO report showed what a disaster their healthcare bill would be, Republicans are lashing out - verbally AND physically.

Call it the body slam heard 'round the world.

How Republicans Will Get Rich Throwing Millions of Americans off Healthcare

The GOP healthcare bill is wildly unpopular.

In fact, the latest polls show that it has an approval rating of just 21 percent.

The CBO says that 51 million Americans would be uninsured under the Republican party's so-called healthcare plan if it becomes law.

So why are Republicans so devoted to forcing it down our throats?

The GOP "Kill the Poor" Budget Plan

Even as it is slashes away at Medicaid, food stamps and healthcare for children, Donald Trump's budget plan calls for a $52 billion increase in defense spending and a $1.6 billion allocation for his completely unnecessary border wall.

President Eisenhower would have opposed Donald Trump's "kill the poor" budget plan.

So why won't today's Republicans?

How Trump Plans to Sabotage Healthcare

If Obamacare collapses - blame Donald Trump. Even as he rails against terrorism in the Middle East, the president is hatching up a few plots of his own here in the States.

He's now literally trying to sabotage Obamacare.

Will it work or blow up in his face?

Are We Watching the End Of the Trump Presidency?

As the explosive allegations against Donald Trump pile up, is impeachment now a real possibility?

Even as he headed to Saudi Arabia for his first foreign trip as commander-in-chief, Donald Trump couldn't escape the growing stench of scandal surrounding his administration.

Why American Democracy Has Turned Into a Circus Show

If you're looking for someone to blame for turning American democracy into the circus show it's become - Roger Ailes - who died yesterday - is your guy.

Predictably, many in the mainstream media are already talking about how complicated he was - how his flaws were balanced out by his talents.

But the truth is much - much simpler.

Is the Clock Running Out On Trump's Presidency?

With reports emerging that Donald Trump told James Comey to drop the investigation into Michael Flynn, is the president now in serious danger of being impeached?

Just 4 months into the Trump administration, impeachment is already the subject of serious conversations in Washington, DC and beyond.

The Return of Progressivism Around the World...

All over the Western world right now, neoliberalism - or Reaganism - is failing.

Decades of rising inequality combined with austerity and manufacturing decline have reached a breaking point.

People everywhere are fed up with the status quo - and they want change.

Is It Time To Invoke The 25th Amendment And Remove Trump From Office?

After spending a year-and-a-half calling for Hillary Clinton to be sent to jail for disclosing classified information, Donald Trump now appears to be guilty of doing just that.

Is time to invoke the 25th Amendment and remove him from office?

Check the "Tapes" - Trump May Have Committed Obstruction of Justice


Everybody knows that Donald Trump can't keep his mouth shut.

But has gift for gab now opened the door to impeachment?.

The Donald Trump-James Comey story just keeps getting weirder.

Welcome to Trump's 'Propaganda Factory'

Since election day, Donald Trump has explained his popular vote loss to Hillary Clinton by claiming that millions of people committed voter fraud and cast their ballots illegally.

This is a lie, but it's what the Nazis called a "big lie" - a lie you repeat enough times that people start believing it's true.

Justice Department Uses Segregation Era Court Ruling To Defend Donald Trump's Muslim Ban

The Justice Department has turned to segregation era court rulings to defend Donald Trump's Muslim ban.

Seriously - I'm not kidding.

They've really stooped that low.

Donald Trump is Threatening the Wrong "Enemies of Humanity" with Annihilation

Donald Trump did his best George W. Bush impression yesterday - threatening countries he called "the enemies of humanity" with annihilation.

When will he show that kind of outrage about the fossil fuel companies that are literally bringing on the apocalypse?

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