Sam Knight

Trump Uses UN Podium to Threaten Nuclear Annihilation

President Donald Trump raised the possibility of launching high-stakes US military operations in three corners of the world on Tuesday, at his first address to the United Nations General Assembly.

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National Parks on the Verge of Taking Corporate Funding

The National Park Service (NPS) is proposing a relaxation on rules governing corporate partnerships in a move that could see parks increasingly commercialized and dependent on the whims of private donors.

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Liz Warren Warns of Major Danger Signs with a Huge Chunk of America's Mortgages

The federal government is limited in its ability to oversee the housing market due to a trend that has emerged since the financial crisis—one that disproportionately impacts the poor and troubled borrowers.

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How Washington Is Doing Its Best to Ensure Another Financial Crisis Is Coming

The following is an excerpt from We Don’t Have an Endless Amount of Time, a new book from The District Sentinel.

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Trump Hotel Unlawfully 'Restraining and Coercing' Las Vegas Culinary Workers

The National Labor Relations Board alleged that the hotel company of Republican presidential primary frontrunner Donald Trump “has been interfering with, restraining and coercing” the rights of its workers in Las Vegas.

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For First Time In Years, Labor Resistance Is on the Rise in America

Industrial unrest in the United States was more frequent and widespread last year, according to annual data released Wednesday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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CIA Director Melts Down After Being Asked to Apologize for Spying on the Senate

The Director of the CIA reacted furiously on Tuesday to a call by Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) to apologize for agents’ spying on Senate Intelligence Committee (SSCI) staffers in January 2014, during the staffers’ compilation of a report on Bush administration torture programs.

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Senator Offers a Truly Bizarre Rationale for Pushing Through a Dangerous International Corporate Trade Deal

Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn (R-Texas) cited instability in a regional ally gripped by pro-US authoritarian rule as a reason to grant the administration Trade Promotion Authority.

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Shrugging Off Prior Concerns, U.S. Claims 200 Syrian Oil Wells Have Been Targeted in ISIS Fight

Flirting with possible environmental catastrophe and long-term blowback, the US military appears to have shrugged off an initial reticence to strike Syrian oil fields in its war against the Islamic State.

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How Is Bradley Cooper Getting Away with Pretending That 'American Sniper' Is Apolitical?

This week, Hollywood actor Bradley Cooper said that he hoped Americans would not use his latest film, about the now-deceased Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle, to discuss politics. Then he helped the Department of Defense do just that.

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