Tag: Politics

Trump Fires FBI Director James Comey

James Comey has been fired as the director of FBI. A statement from the White House late Tuesday said, “President Trump acted based on the clear recommendations of both Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and…

Free Lunch for Everyone

The first thing you notice about Utopia for Realists, the new book that argues that money should be free and a 15-hour work week sounds about right, is its tone. Writer Rutger Bregman is cheerful,…

Sally Yates Provided a Helpful Timeline of the Mike Flynn Saga

Sally Yates, the acting attorney general fired by Donald Trump in January after refusing to enforce the president’s controversial travel ban, testified before the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism on Monday. The hearing…

The Doomsday Glacier

In the farthest reaches of Antarctica, a nightmare scenario of crumbling ice – and rapidly rising seas – could spell disaster for a warming planet. In the farthest reaches of Antarctica, a nightmare scenario of…

Meet Jeff Sessions’ Right-Hand Drug Warrior

In January 1990, Ira Johnson stood in a federal courtroom and pleaded with the judge to show her son mercy. Darrell Frazier, 29, had just been sentenced to life in prison without parole. He wouldn’t…

Republicans Don’t Know How the Human Body Works

“Nobody dies because they don’t have access to health care.” That wasn’t a villainous hospital administrator in a poorly written medical drama. That quote came straight from the mouth of an elected member of the…

Justice Department Opens Criminal Investigation of Uber

The Justice Department has opened a criminal probe against Uber after it was revealed that the ride-sharing app utilized deceptive software to avoid authorities in Uber-restricted cities, according to the Washington Post. In March, the…