Tag: Politics

Why Even Trump-Friendly Artists Won’t Perform at His Inauguration

Weeks before Donald Trump‘s presidential inauguration, the subject of securing performances has been contentious. Last night, the president-elect weighed in on the debacle (on Twitter, naturally), saying in his inimitable way that he didn’t need “so-called…

Radio City Rockette ‘Embarrassed’ to Perform for Donald Trump

On Thursday, Donald Trump‘s administration announced that the Radio City Rockettes would take part in the President-elect’s inauguration on January 20th. However, soon after the announcement, a Rockettes dancer took to social media to voice…

What the Drug War Could Look Like Under President Trump

For marijuana legalization advocates, election night brought a lot of good news: Maine, Massachusetts, Nevada and California all legalized the drug for recreational purposes, plus voters approved medical marijuana measures in Florida, Arkansas and North…

Will Senate Republicans Block Trump’s Disastrous EPA Pick?

In a couple of weeks, 2016 will officially be declared the warmest year on record. In September, atmospheric carbon levels pushed past 400 parts per million, the so-called climate “tipping point,” and the irreversible effects…