Category: Politics

Louis C.K., Roy Moore, and How America Is Reacting to #MeToo

Thursday’s news cycle was a non-stop horror show of sexual abuse allegations against prominent men. First The Washington Post dropped a bombshell story alleging that Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore molested a 14-year-old girl and “dated”…

Will Republicans Send an Accused Child Molester to the Senate?

Roy Moore, the Republican Senate nominee in Alabama, has been accused in The Washington Post article of sexually abusing a 14-year-old girl when he was 32 – and an assistant district attorney. Will the party that rode Donald…

Does Trump Want a New Middle East War?

Does Donald Trump want a new Middle East war, pitting Saudi Arabia against Iran in a conflict that could lay waste to the world’s oil region and drag the United States into a conflict that…

GOP Tax Plan: The Biggest Winners and Losers

The Republican tax plan now up for debate in the House is a budget-buster, creating $1.7 trillion in new deficits over ten years. It’s another mark of ideological bankruptcy from a party that, just a…

Voters Across the U.S. Rejected Trumpism This Election Day

On the eve of his electionversary, voters seized the first electoral opportunity they’ve had to send a message to Donald Trump and the mostly white, mostly male Republican legislators empowered by his elevation to the…

A Year After Trump’s Election, Nothing Has Changed

Exactly one year ago today, Donald Trump was elected president. For many Democrats, it was a trauma surpassed in their lifetimes only by 9/11. For some, it remains unsurpassed for sheer shock/horror value. And according…

A Timeline of the Trump-Russia Scandal

The special prosecutor’s probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election has delivered a guilty plea – and a trove of new information about the Trump campaign’s contacts with Moscow. The new details allow us…