Trump’s Secretary of Agriculture Tells Joke About Whining Farmers To Room Full of Farmers,...

President Donald Trump's Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue cracked a joke that American farmers "whine" about Trump's trade war with China and got laughs as he intended but also boo's from audience members that...

The Democrats need a recession plan

There has been talk of a possible recession on the horizon for a while now, but recently the signs have become even more pronounced. A number of indicators suggest the onset of an economic...

TrumpRecession Trends as President Blamed for Rising Fears of Another Economic Meltdown

"Trump came along and deregulated everything, weakening the post-Great Recession laws meant to curb Wall Street abuses and authorizing a massive tax cut for the wealthiest Americans." Fears of another financial meltdown in the United...

Yes, it matters that Trump spread a lie about the Clintons murdering Jeffrey Epstein

On Saturday, Donald Trump accused his 2016 opponent, Hillary Clinton, of murder, retweeting a video pushing a conspiracy theory that the Clintons had somehow managed to murder Jeffrey Epstein in jail. Epstein, as...

Ann Coulter Suggests Donald Trump Should Be Charged

Right-wing commentator and former avid supporter of President Donald Trump Ann Coulter has asked why the president and other employers have not been charged with a crime for hiring undocumented migrants. "Yes, why WON'T authorities...

Don’t expect me to be ‘grateful’

In June, I published a book — This Land Is Our Land: An Immigrant's ­Manifesto — ­­arguing that immigration is a form of rep­a­ra­tions. It drew forth a fusillade of ­hatred — on Twitter,...

The Inside Story of How Newt Gingrich Single-Handedly Destroyed Congress

Representative Newt Gingrich of Georgia was a rising star in the GOP by 1987, either despite or because of his aggressive political tactics toward other members. Almost as soon as the Georgian had entered...

Former FBI official Andrew McCabe sues over his firing

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, a frequent target of President Trump’s ire, sued the FBI and the Justice Department on Thursday over his firing. The lawsuit, the second this week from a former FBI...

Trump’s currency war and the end of the American-led global trading system

America's trade war with China has escalated and expanded to new frontiers in the past few days. First the Trump administration announced new tariffs on some $300 billion of Chinese goods. The Chinese retaliated...

The rise of anti-pluralism is the challenge of our time

Since Donald Trump won the GOP nomination and then the presidency in 2016, the political tendency he represents has been called many things. At first many labeled it populism. Then, with the blessing of...

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