Tag: Politics

Why Trump Can’t Quit the Alt-Right

Illustration by Victor Juhasz Well, it’s over now – right? He may have three and a half years left in office, but Donald Trump is finished. The Charlottesville tragedy was the final stake through the…

The History of White Supremacy in America

The angry men marching in Charlottesville, Virginia, this past weekend seemed alien to many Americans. They shouted “Blood and Soil,” imitating the Nazi slogan “Blut and Boden” – meaning that the blood must be racially…

Arnold Schwarzenegger to Neo-Nazis: Your Heroes are Losers

In the wake of the horrific events in Charlottesville last Saturday that left one anti-hate protestor dead and at least 19 injured, Arnold Schwarzenegger called out Donald Trump as well as “Neo-Nazis, the White Nationalists…

Donald Trump’s Golf Course Plaque Honors Fake Civil War Battle

A 2015 report about a factually inaccurate plaque featured at Donald Trump‘s Northern Virginia Trump National Golf Club has resurfaced this week in light of the president’s controversial remarks about the violent weekend in Charlottesville…

Fire Steve Bannon

The list of nitwits in the Trump administration is long. Betsy DeVos, in charge of education issues, seems capable of losing at tic-tac-toe. Ben Carson thought the great pyramids of Egypt were grain warehouses. Rick…

Republicans Must Tell Trump to Go – Now

Forget impeachment. Forget Robert Mueller’s investigation. Forget Russia. Well, don’t forget them, but put them to the side for a moment. Investigations and impeachments and Senate trials take time, and we don’t have time any…

Trump’s Long History of Racism

The moment that struck me in Trump’s make-up speech Monday afternoon wasn’t when he declared racism “evil” or finally name-checked the KKK, neo-Nazis and white supremacists. It was his remark about the flag. “No matter…