Tag: Politics

4 Disturbing Takeaways From the New Trumpcare Report

Twenty days after House Republicans voted on the American Health Care Act – their plan to replace Obamacare – the Congressional Budget Office finally finished assessing what the bill would do if enacted. According to…

Why the 25th Amendment Won’t Save America From Trump

With an approval rating hovering in the 30s and a four-month tenure marked by incessant scandal, Donald Trump has inspired America’s latest favorite pastime: imagining the different scenarios that could result in him leaving the White…

Rolling Stone at 50: From Nixon to Trump, Talking to Power

In November 1993, Rolling Stone had just wrapped up its first interview with a sitting U.S. president when a last-minute question from National Affairs editor William Greider caused Bill Clinton to turn red in the…

President Trump Calls Manchester Arena Terrorists ‘Evil Losers’

In Bethlehem, Israel, President Donald Trump addressed the the Ariana Grande concert bombing in Manchester, England. “So many young, beautiful, innocent people living and enjoying their lives, murdered by evil losers in life,” Trump said while on his first…

How a Small Town Is Standing Up to Fracking

On October 24th, 2012, several agents from Pennsylvania General Energy, an oil-and-gas exploration company, met privately with local officials from the rural western Pennsylvania community of Grant Township. Fracking was booming in Pennsylvania, and PGE…

Sweden Drops Rape Investigation into Julian Assange

Swedish prosecutors announced Friday that they have dropped their rape investigation against Julian Assange. An arrest warrant for Assange was also revoked. Since 2012, the WikiLeaks founder had sought asylum in the Ecuadorean embassy in…