Category: Politics

Matt Taibbi’s New Book: ‘Insane Clown President’

Insane Clown President, my new book about the 2016 presidential campaign, comes out today, January 17th. I talked about the book with longtime friends Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez of Democracy Now! this morning; you…

How Kids Are Handling the Election of Donald Trump

In the wake of Donald Trump’s surprise presidential win, and a related spike in hate crimes and bigoted rhetoric – including an alarming number at schools – people from all walks of life are fearful…

Meet the Leaders of the Trump Resistance

Donald Trump is riding into office on a make-believe mandate: Despite a possible assist from Vladimir Putin, Trump lost the popular vote by more than 2.8 million votes, and he’s taking command of the Oval…

The Russia Story Reaches a Crisis Point

Have we ever been less sure about the truth of an urgent news story? Three days into the “Russian dossier” scandal, which history will remember by a far more colorful name, we still have no…

Rex Tillerson’s Confirmation Hearing Goes Badly for Him

If former ExxonMobil CEO and current secretary of state-designate Rex Tillerson’s biggest vulnerability (in the eyes of Republicans, at least) is his perceived coziness with Vladimir Putin, the timing of his confirmation hearing – the…

John Densmore to Barack Obama: Apologize to Native Americans

The Doors‘ John Densmore calls on Barack Obama to apologize to Native Americans for centuries of injustice and pardon activist Leonard Peltier in a passionate new op-ed for Rolling Stone. The drummer’s piece arrives in…