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Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Proof the American Dream Has Been Indefinitely Deferred

By Alex Henderson, AlterNet

An alarming new study finds that homeownership in the U.S. is rapidly becoming a thing of the past.

Cornered by Mueller, Trump Hires a Hatchet Man

By Jefferson Morley, AlterNet

Joseph diGenova, former U.S. attorney-turned-conspiracy-theorist, joins the White House defense team.

Donald Trump Is Exploiting the Parkland Shooting Toward a Truly Sinister End

By Amanda Marcotte, Salon

The administration's policies would drive at-risk students out of school and into prison.

France Puts the U.S. to Shame With its New Proposed Legislation Defending Women

By Liz Posner, AlterNet

France's gender equality minister wants harassers to pay up on the spot.

Fox News Uses Trumpian Legal Tactics to Keep Bill O’Reilly’s Accusers Quiet

By Brendan Gauthier, AlterNet

O’Reilly’s baggage looks a lot like Donald Trump's.

What Mark Zuckerberg Said Years Ago About Facebook Could Haunt Him Amid the Cambridge Analytica Scandal

By Mehreen Kasana, AlterNet

The leaked instant messages show a darker side of Zuckerberg.

Facebook's Latest Data Breach Reveals Silicon Valley's Fortunes Are Built on Pilfering Privacy

By Steven Rosenfeld, AlterNet

Facebook has the keys to our personal lives. And that's just the beginning of the end of our privacy.

Human Rights Group Loudly Denounces Twitter for Creating Toxic Environment for Women

By Julia Conley, Common Dreams

A new report from Amnesty International details the site's myriad failures.

The Sexist, Racist Implications of the 'Walk Up, Not Out' Movement

By Kylie Cheung, AlterNet

Walk Up demands nothing of the policymakers who are actually in positions to make change.

Trump Ignored an All-Caps Warning in His Presidential Daily Briefing Not to Congratulate Putin

By Noor Al-Sibai, Raw Story

The president also didn't bother to condemn him over a recent international poisoning.

Ben Carson Says Homeless Trans People Make Others Uncomfortable

By Kashmira Gander, Newsweek

He used homeless cis women to prop up his transphobic new policy.

Sacramento Police Slay Unarmed Black Man After Shooting Him 20 Times

By Shreesha Ghosh, International Business Times

Officers claim they thought the victim's cell phone was a weapon.

Donald Trump Brazenly Ignores GOP in New Twitter Assault on Robert Mueller

By Brad Reed, Raw Story

The president appears bent on triggering a constitutional crisis.

Do Trump's Voters Even Want to Live in a Democracy?

By Chauncey DeVega, Salon

A new study reveals a staggering percentage would simply prefer a "strong leader."

West Virginia Teachers Strike Awakened 'Sleeping Giant' of Labor Activism for Teachers Across the U.S.

By Ilana Novick, AlterNet

Oklahoma has already set a strike deadline, and teachers in Arizona and Kentucky have been protesting for weeks.

Humanity's Meat and Dairy Intake Must Be Cut in Half by 2050 to Avoid Dangerous Climate Change

By Julie Cappiello, AlterNet

Going vegan will help reduce animal suffering, protect your health and halve your carbon footprint. So what are you waiting for?

The Misplaced Attacks on Legal Cannabis Continue

By Maryam Henein, Truthout

America's drug laws are hopelessly stuck in the past.

EPA Head Spends Over $100K in Taxpayer Money to Fly Around the World in First Class

By Noor Al-Sibai, Raw Story

This administration continues to burn through money that isn't theirs for personal luxuries.

Trump Administration Is Now Auctioning Off Public Land in Utah for Oil and Gas

By Lorraine Chow, EcoWatch

The land is located near protected national monuments.

How Much Daily Activity You Need to Burn off 9 Healthy (But High-Calorie) Foods

By Luke Doyle, AlterNet

Some of the most common healthy foods are also highly caloric.

Do You Have Any Idea How Much Green Spaces in Cities Are Actually Worth?

By Alan Davis, AlterNet

Urban green spaces are critical to our health and emotional well-being.

15 Years Ago, America Destroyed My Country

By Sinan Antoon, Common Dreams

I never thought Iraq could be worse than it was during Saddam's reign, but the 2003 U.S. invasion changed that.

Watch Trump Ignore a Reporter's Question About Mueller That He Clearly Heard

By David Edwards, Raw Story

The president wouldn't confirm that the special counsel shouldn't be fired.

Former RNC Chair Takes Evangelicals to Task for Moral Hypocrisy on Trump

By Bob Brigham, Raw Story

Right-wing Christians are showing their lack of authentic values.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

A Private Mercenary Firm Is Making Millions Off Tragedy in Houston, Puerto Rico and Standing Rock

By Mehreen Kasana, AlterNet

The company has bullied protesters and profited off recent hurricanes.

Trump's New Legal Attack Dog Is a Longtime GOP Hitman and Conspiracy-Monger

By Heather Digby Parton, Salon

Joe diGenova goes back to the Lewinsky scandal and has been spreading Clinton-FBI conspiracy theories since 2016.

RIP Jared Kushner: A Political Obituary for the President’s Son-in-Law

By Nomi Prins, TomDispatch

Trump is on a firing spree, and his son-in-law is not necessarily immune.

Steve Bannon’s Surprising Opinion About Cambridge Analytica

By Steven Rosenfeld, AlterNet

The Cambridge Analytica scandal revelations keep surprising us.

Paul Krugman: Trump Is Weighing Two Calamitous Economic Policies

By Ilana Novick, AlterNet

Whichever side wins out, the American people lose.

Trump Unchained: After McCabe Firing, He Thinks He Can Do Whatever He Wants

By Heather Digby Parton, Salon

Trump’s puerile assault on McCabe suggests he’s feeling a rush of power—and road-testing a Mueller firing.

The Remarkable Reason Some Millennials Aren't Saving for Retirement

By Keith A. Spencer, Salon

Most can't afford to, but a handful believe socialism will provide their safety net.

We Could Be in Store for a Flood of New Harvey Weinstein Stories

By Mehreen Kasana, AlterNet

The Weinstein Company has nullified its nondisclosure agreements, giving employees a chance to speak out.

Barbara Lee Lets Betsy DeVos Have It for Her Indifference About Racism in Schools

By Brad Reed, Raw Story

"You just don’t care much about civil rights of black and brown children."

Ben Carson Offers a Laughable Explanation for That $31,000 Dining Set

By Laura Clawson, DailyKos

Blaming your wife is a low blow.

9 Warning Signs That You Should Avoid a Restaurant

By Melissa Kravitz, AlterNet

Look for these red flags before placing your order.

Why Denmark Dominates the World Happiness Rankings Year After Year

By Marie Helweg-Larsen, The Conversation

The U.S. could stand to follow the Scandinavian nation's example.

At Least 7 Injured in Maryland High School Shooting: Report

By Sarah K. Burris, Raw Story

Police are on the scene and have asked parents to stay away.

The Ugly Reality That Is Emerging in Syria

By Vijay Prashad, AlterNet

The city of Afrin has already fallen.

Republicans Fear Another Roy Moore-Style Disaster in West Virginia

By Sarah K. Burris, Raw Story

An ex-con coal CEO is currently leading a three-way primary.

Even Affluent Black Boys Aren’t Safe From the Poverty Trap

By Liz Posner, AlterNet

It's more common for wealthy African-American boys to become poor than to stay rich in adulthood.

Cambridge Analytica Is Proud That It Swayed and Corrupted Elections Across the Globe

By Mehreen Kasana, AlterNet

It would be a dangerous mistake to assume that the United States was the data analytics firm’s only target.

Don’t Believe the Media Hype About Saudi Prince Mohammed Bin Salman

By Medea Benjamin, AlterNet

Beneath the veneer of reform is a young man who believes he deserves absolute power.

The Fed Is on the Verge of Making a Major Policy Error

By Marshall Auerback, AlterNet

Policymakers have helped to perpetuate an economic model that is ultimately unsustainable.

A 2% Financial Wealth Tax Would Provide a $12,000 Annual Stipend to Every American Household

By Paul Buchheit, AlterNet

America needs a universal basic income.

Monday, March 19, 2018

Sen. Sanders, Sen. Warren and Michael Moore Invite Entire Nation to a Live Town Hall Meeting on Wealth and Income Inequality

By April M. Short, AlterNet

It's a national meeting on the decline of the middle class and rise of oligarchy.

This Is How Trump Won Mindless Loyalty From Millions of Americans

By Jeremy Sherman, AlterNet

The simple, surefire formula for sycophants.

Charles Blow: The World May Never Trust the U.S. Again

By Ilana Novick, AlterNet

Donald Trump has already done irreparable damage to our reputation abroad.

Jared Kushner Condemned for Outrageously Corrupt Real Estate Practices

By Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams

The Housing Rights Initiative did not mince words.

How Trump Used Facebook in 2016 and Why That Tactic Is Coming to Every Important Race This Year

By Steven Rosenfeld, AlterNet

Political campaigns have learned to use social media to bully, intimidate and spread misinformation.

The Alt-Right Is Collapsing, but Powerful Conservatives Are Mainstreaming Its Ideas

By Amanda Marcotte, Salon

Tucker Carlson and his ilk have taken up the banner of white nationalism.

Robert Mueller's Latest Subpoenas Have Trump Considering Drastic Measures: Report

By Brad Reed, Raw Story

The president's furious tweets are a sign of things to come.

John Oliver Masterfully Skewers Mike Pence—and His Pet Rabbit

By Martin Cizmar, Raw Story

The "Last Week Tonight" host was in rare form on Sunday.

GOP Strategist Stuns MSNBC's Stephanie Ruhle with a Horrifying Prediction

By David Edwards, Raw Story

Rick Tyler expects Trump to order Mueller fired "sooner than later," but that's not all.

Is the Mainstream Media Ignoring a White Nationalist Terror Spree?

By Michael Edison Hayden, Newsweek

Three men have been charged in a mosque bombing, but you'd never know it from cable news.

Robert Reich: This Reagan-Era Financial Rule Has Got to Go

By Robert Reich,

Until we eliminate stock buybacks, income inequality will continue to grow.

What the Media Missed About the West Virginia Teachers Strike

By Jennifer Berkshire, AlterNet

West Virginia teachers share the lessons from their nine-day walkout.

Booze and Basketball: Why Binge Drinking Increases During March Madness

By Dustin R. Wright, Benjamin Cowan, Jadrian Wooten, The Conversation

Students tend to tipple more when their team is in the tournament.

Is the #MeToo Movement Leaving Black Muslim Women Behind?

By Vanessa Taylor, AlterNet

Despite the larger movement addressing campus sexual assault, black Muslim women still share their experiences in whispers.

The Western Notion of Development Is Destroying the Planet: So What Are the Alternatives?

By Allen White, AlterNet

As capitalist industrialization worsens inequality and environmental degradation, the search is on for new models.

A Tale of Two Cities: How San Francisco and Burlington Are Shaping America's Low-Carbon Future

By Kyra Appleby, AlterNet

Cities are vital to the transition to a low-carbon economy.

Trump and His Supporters: A Dangerous Cycle of 'Collective Narcissism'

By Chauncey DeVega, Salon

Trump’s Pennsylvania rally offered greatest hits and a preview of his 2020 campaign. It could be uglier than ever.

Donald Trump's Trade Wars Hurt America's Credibility

By Nomi Prins, Truthdig

We're hurting our allies and empowering our enemies.

The Sick Paying for the Healthy: How Insurance Companies Drive Up Drug Prices

By Mike Ludwig, Truthout

The system is crumbling over its own rate.

Europe's Top 5 Cities for Cocaine, Ecstasy and Speed Use

By Phillip Smith, AlterNet

Wastewater analysis can reveal many things, including the continent's partying hot spots.

Sunday, March 18, 2018

The Democrats’ Sweet Spot: Diverse, Young, Working-Class People Who Didn't Vote

By Jefferson Morley, AlterNet

A new study of the 2016 election identifies the party’s path to victory in 2020.

Is the U.S. Trying to Start a Hot War with Syria?

By Vijay Prashad, AlterNet

Fishy claims about the use of chemical weapons could provide the pretext for the U.S. to bomb Damascus.

Inside the Activist Efforts to Stop Noise Pollution

By Valerie Vande Panne, AlterNet

Noise pollution and the battle for quiet space and peace of mind.

Robert Reich: The Menace of Mad King Donald

By Robert Reich,

An unconstrained Trump could order an attack on North Korea, precipitating a nuclear war.

Facebook Suspends Trump Campaign Data Firm Cambridge Analytica

By , AFP

The company stole information from 50 million Facebook users' profiles.

Report Reveals the Kushner Family Filed False Documents on New York City Properties to Profit by the Millions

By Tom Boggioni, Raw Story

The Associated Press report uncovers some real estate dirty dealings.

Neanderthals Knew Something About Health Care That America Has Forgotten

By Nicole Karlis, Salon

A new study suggests that caring, organized healthcare is not unique to our species.

Could Walking Be the Solution to Your Health Problems?

By Thom Hartmann, Park Street Press

Walking is a simple way to improve your physical health and encourage creativity.

The Science of Satire and Lies: Watching Colbert Can Fight Right-Wing Brain Rot

By Sophia A. McClennen, Salon

The mainstreaming of lies in the Trump era is hurting our cognitive abilities.

Mueller Is Already in Possession of McCabe’s Bombshell Private Memos on Trump Meetings: Wall Street Journal

By Bob Brigham, Raw Story

McCabe had already turned over the memos to the special counsel.

Science Still Can't Explain This Biological Mystery, But Scientists Like to Pretend Otherwise

By Jeremy Sherman, AlterNet

We still have no scientific explanation for organisms.

The Dangers Of Diplomacy, Trump-Style

By Joe Conason, AlterNet

He's destroying our hope for progress with Iran and North Korea.

Labor Organizes a Congressional Win

By Leo Gerard, AlterNet

Democrat Conor Lamb and organized labor make for a winning combination in a long-time red district.

Trump's Position on Guns Defies Reason and Reality

By Sonali Kolhatkar, Truthdig

America's young people are fed up with a government beholden to lobbyists promoting gun sales.

Rebecca Solnit on #MeToo, Mass Movements and the 10th Anniversary of 'Men Explain Things to Me'

By Amy Goodman, Nermeen Shaikh, Democracy Now!

The writer and activist discusses the power of movements.

Saturday, March 17, 2018

6 Reasons We Should All Hope Trump Doesn't Add John Bolton to His Cabinet

By Jacob Sugarman, AlterNet

The president's rumored replacement for H.R. McMaster is an Islamophobic ultrahawk.

'Red Alert Time': Trump's Personal Lawyer Calls on DOJ to Kill Mueller Probe

By Jake Johnson, Common Dreams

He initially claimed he was speaking on behalf of the president, but later changed his story.

New Book Unmasks Hidden History of How U.S. Corporations Gained Legal Personhood and Civil Rights

By Steven Rosenfeld, AlterNet

Corporations have fought a long battle to win rights once granted only to individuals.

Facebook Spies on Its Own Employees via Its ‘Rat-Catching Team’

By Ethan Baron, San Jose Mercury News

"Get on their bad side and all of a sudden you are face to face with Mark Zuckerberg's secret police."

27 Women Who Have Accused Donald Trump of Sexual Misconduct

By Liz Posner, AlterNet

From sexual harassment to rape, the accusations are more numerous than you think.

The Racist Origin of the Second Amendment and the Rise of Black Gun Ownership

By Zenobia Jeffries, YES! Magazine

Many people of color say they have good reason to be protective of their right to bear arms.

Donald Trump Jr.’s Celebrity-Villain Divorce: Forgive Yourself for Staring

By Erin Keane, Salon

Celebrity culture and politics are ruled by the same principle: Live by the sword, die by the sword.

Bush Is Gone, but the Neocons Are Back

By Jefferson Morley, AlterNet

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo signals a coming confrontation with Iran.

Stunning Critics, Oklahoma Turns to 'Experimental' Use of Nitrogen Gas to Kill Death Row Inmates

By Julia Conley, Common Dreams

Nitrogen gas has been deemed unacceptable for euthanizing animals.

New Report on CIA Nominee Gina Haspel May Rescue Her—But It Shouldn't

By Heather Digby Parton, Salon

Haspel is still implicated in the CIA’s Bush-era crimes.

'Like He Didn't Exist': Texas Paper Edits Grieving Gay Son's Husband out of Mom's Obituary

By Elizabeth Preza, Raw Story

Newspaper publisher claims he can't publish anything "contrary to God's word."

The VA Is the Closest Thing We Have to Single Payer—Now Trump Wants to Privatize It

By Bryce Covert, In These Times

The VA has problems, but more "vouchers to veterans" won't help.

The #MosqueMeToo Controversy Sheds Light on Sexualized Violence and Xenophobia

By Aviva Stahl, Women's Media Center

Victims' stories are being used as political footballs.

Republicans Prioritize Airline Employees' Poor Judgment With Pets Over Young People Dying From Gun Violence

By Gabrielle Gurley, The American Prospect

Animal welfare is important—and so is the safety of school kids.

Friday, March 16, 2018

Is Social Media Destroying Democracy?

By Steven Rosenfeld, AlterNet

What exactly have Silicon Valley’s top social media platforms unleashed on the political world?

Why Has Trump Been Silent on the Texas Bombings?

By Mehreen Kasana, AlterNet

All three victims were people of color.

Paul Krugman: Republicans' Poisonous Policies Are Finally Catching Up with Them

By Jacob Sugarman, AlterNet

The Times columnist assesses Conor Lamb's triumph in the heart of Trump country.

Inside the Trump Circus of Corruption

By Heather Digby Parton, Salon

Ben Carson’s furniture! Ryan Zinke’s “cone of silence”! Ivanka’s double-dealing! And that’s only the beginning.

Why Can't We Talk About the T-Word with Trump's CIA Pick?

By Jefferson Morley, AlterNet

How torture became unspeakable yet defensible in Washington.

Shep Smith Hints at Discord Behind the Scenes at Fox News

By Mehreen Kasana, AlterNet

“We serve different masters,” Smith said.

It's Time We Rethink the Devil for the Modern Era

By Jeremy Sherman, AlterNet

We can do a lot better than the people who invented him.

Betsy DeVos Faces Allegations of Union-Busting in the Department of Education

By Nicole Karlis, Salon

A new complaint accuses her management team of failing to negotiate in good faith.

House Republicans Are Realizing Premature End to Russia Probe Made Them Look Ridiculous: Report

By Cody Fenwick, AlterNet

By contradicting the CIA and FBI, the House Intelligence Committee damaged its credibility.

Donald Trump Unveils a Barbaric New Plan to Tackle the Opioid Epidemic

By Julia Conley, Common Dreams

The president appears to be taking his cues from Rodrigo Duterte.

Robert Reich: 5 Reasons Trump's Infrastructure Plan Is One Humongous Con

By Robert Reich,

The president is taking taxpayers for another trillion-dollar ride.

The Staggering Death Toll in Iraq

By Medea Benjamin, Nicolas J. S. Davies, AlterNet

The American public must come to terms with the scale of the violence and chaos we have unleashed.

Stormy Daniels' Lawyer Reveals His Client Has Been Threatened with Physical Harm

By Travis Gettys, Raw Story

Michael Avenatti neither confirms nor denies the president's involvement.

Is NYC's Progressive Mayor Turning into a Charter School Cheerleader?

By Diane Ravitch, Diane Ravitch's Blog

De Blasio has closed many public schools in New York City. Unlike Bloomberg, he does not boast about it.

The Alt-Right Is Struggling Mightily to Recruit Women, and with Good Reason

By Michael Edison Hayden, Newsweek

A recent incident underscores the movement's propensity for domestic abuse.

Teachers Deserve a Raise—Here’s How to Fund It

By Negin Owliaei, OtherWords

Huge tax cuts for energy corporations have left state school budgets broke.

There's a New Law That Could Allow the President to Send Armed Secret Service Agents to Polling Places

By William Boardman, Reader Supported News

This is an assault on voting rights.

Remembering Courtlin Arrington: The Victim of a Recent School Shooting Largely Ignored by Media

By Amy Goodman, Nermeen Shaikh, Democracy Now!

Parkland wasn't the only recent school shooting.

America's Phony Middle East Wars

By William Astore, TomDispatch

While we meddle overseas, our homeland crumbles.

8 Students With Different Reasons For Stricter Gun Laws

By Lori Panico, YES! Magazine

“All of these students will be voting in the next four years. We will be in the driver’s seat.”

Why It's So Important for Kids to See Diverse TV and Movie Characters

By Julie Dobrow, Calvin Gidney, Jennifer Burton, The Conversation

With movies like "Black Panther" and "A Wrinkle in Time," it seems like there's a move in the right direction for representation of diversity.

Thursday, March 15, 2018

The Democrats May Need a Blue Tsunami to Win Back the House in 2018

By Steven Rosenfeld, AlterNet

Conor Lamb's razor-thin victory reveals just how much gerrymandering benefits the GOP.

White Supremacists Are No Longer Just Spreading Their Hate Online

By Liz Posner, AlterNet

A new report reveals a spike in racist banners across the country.

The Trump Administration Is a Government of Billionaires and Their Sycophants

By Thom Hartmann, AlterNet

The GOP lackeys are eager to do the bidding of whichever oligarch will give them the most money.

Trump Enters a Manic Phase, Discovers Presidential Power: That's Not Good

By Heather Digby Parton, Salon

Trump ramps up the ugliness with the promotion of zealot Mike Pompeo and torturer Gina Haspel. What’s next?

Hillary Clinton Was Right About the States That Voted for Trump

By Chauncey DeVega, Salon

Does it really help Democrats to pretend otherwise?

Even Republicans Are Horrified by This Kentucky Governor's Attack on Protesting Teachers

By Elizabeth Preza, Raw Story

One prominent GOP official calls Matt Bevin's remarks "indefensible."

Is Trump About to Exile Jared Kushner From the White House?

By Lucian K. Truscott IV, Salon

His legal troubles may have made him a liability the president can no longer afford.

How Democracies Die: One Small Change to Normalcy at a Time

By Steven Levitsky, Daniel Ziblatt, Crown Publishing

Never has a president flouted so many unwritten rules so quickly.

Jimmy Kimmel Makes a Hilarious Discovery at Trump's Online Store

By Jen Hayden, DailyKos

The late-night host couldn't find a single product manufactured in the U.S.

Trump's New Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow Doesn't Actually Have a Clue About Economics

By Cody Fenwick, AlterNet

On tax cuts, inflation and the recession, Kudlow was spectacularly wrong.

Seth Rich's Family Is Suing Fox News for Its Egregious Reporting on the DNC Staffer's Death

By Nina Mast, Media Matters

The network has never apologized for its myriad inaccuracies and innuendos.

Donald Trump Doubles Down on His Bizarre Lie to Justin Trudeau

By Brad Reed, Raw Story

The president has completely invented a trade deficit with Canada.

White Men Stockpile Guns Because They're Scared of Black People and Feel Inadequate, Science Says

By Martin Cizmar, Raw Story

The average gun owner is a white man without much education.

We Should Demand Corporate Media Take These 6 Steps to Stop Gun Violence

By Liz Posner, AlterNet

Cable news networks could do a lot to save lives.

A Worldwide Ranking Says Americans Aren't as Happy as We Used to Be

By Brendan Gauthier, AlterNet

The U.S. happiness ranking dropped significantly in the past year.

The Battle of 1498

By Alexander Zaitchik, AlterNet

A piece of U.S. patent law could focus deepening public outrage over drug prices—and help cure an epidemic to boot.

Here's How Democrats Could Stop Trump's Pro-Torture Appointees

By Cody Fenwick, AlterNet

Democrats should form a unified front and join unlikely allies to defeat the appointments.

Why Won't Republicans Pass Their Own Background-Check Bill?

By Amanda Marcotte, Salon

Republicans and the NRA claim they want better background checks for guns. Their actions tell a different story.

Billy Graham and the Gospel of American Nationalistic Christianity

By Anthea Butler, Religion Dispatches

It's time to reconsider his racist legacy.

Jim Hightower: Everybody Does Better When Everybody Does Better

By Jim Hightower, AlterNet

How to build a Democratic Party for the future.

4 Things You Should Know About Ayahuasca

By Jared Michaelson, Kahpi: The Ayahuasca Hub

If you're considering a spiritual journey with the hallucinogenic tea, read up.

'A Living History Lesson': Teachers Reflect on the Massive West Virginia Strike

By Yawana Wolfe, In These Times

Teachers are not backing down.

Watch Teens Who Walked Out of School Explain How Adults Have Failed Them on Gun Control

By Cody Fenwick, AlterNet

Student activists have leveraged the power of protest to keep gun control in the public eye.

Did Trump Pick Larry Kudlow As Economic Adviser Because He's 'Handsome' on TV?

By Bob Brigham, Raw Story

The president's extraordinary vanity comes into focus yet again.

Trump Brags About Inventing Facts in Conversation with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

By Elizabeth Preza, Raw Story

The president seems to be proud of speaking from ignorance.

Conor Lamb's Success in Pennsylvania Proved Americans Aren't Buying the GOP's Tax Law Spin

By Cody Fenwick, AlterNet

The heavily Republican district supported him despite his strong opposition to the tax law.

Report Describes Staffers at Trump White House in State of Constant Dread

By Bob Brigham, Raw Story

The toxic atmosphere is "ripping people apart."