Trump Flees DC Climate Protests for 'Campaign-Style Rally' Marking 100 Days

President Donald Trump’s 100-day speech in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania was “deeply disturbing,” marked by false claims of crowd size, “surreal,” and rife with attacks on the media. In other words, it was par for the course.  It also featured Trump telling law enforcement to “get him out of here” when a protester interrupted the rally—a phrase…

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Message to House GOP After Trumpcare Vote: 'See You at the Ballot Box'

As Republicans joined President Donald Trump for a victory photo op and beer bash at the White House following the passage of the American Healthcare Act (AHCA) in the House of Representatives on Thursday, the overwhelming response from progressive organizations and voters furious over the prospect of losing their healthcare coverage was: “See you at…

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#We: Trump Tweets One Word and the People's Internet Does the Rest

President Donald Trump, or whoever was managing his Twitter account at the time, mistakenly published a single-word tweet on Saturday that simply said: “We.” And though it was deleted shortly afterwards, screenshots of the message quickly circulated and soon a #We hashtag developed by the president’s critics who made the most of an otherwise innocuous…

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UN Investigator: US Coalition Airstrikes Causing 'Staggering Loss of Life' in Syria

Intensified airstrikes by the U.S.-led coalition targeting the Islamic State are responsible for a “staggering loss of civilian life” in Raqqa, Syria, a United Nations investigator said Wednesday. The northern Syrian city, the so-called capital of the Islamic State (ISIS), is where U.S.-backed forces, including Syrian Kurdish and Arab U.S.-backed rebel groups, last week began…

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'Orwellian' and 'Bizarre': Warren Skewers Mnuchin for Doublespeak on Breaking Up Banks

Calling his comments and attempted explanations both “bizarre” and “crazy,” Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) slammed Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin during a hearing on Thursday for backtracking on repeated promises by the Trump administration that it would support breaking up the big banks by reinstating a new version of the Glass-Steagall Act. Click Here: Cardiff Blues…

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DAPL Company Hired War on Terror Contractors to Suppress Native Uprising

The years-long, Indigenous-led fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) briefly captured the nation’s attention last fall as images of peaceful resisters being sprayed with water canons and surrounded by police in tanks and other military-grade equipment were spread widely, fueling global outrage and a fierce protest movement against the oil pipeline. Now that the…

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Amid Senate Secrecy, Opposition to Trumpcare (Even Among GOP Voters) Grows

As a cadre of thirteen male Republican Senators refuses to show most of their colleagues and the American people their Trumpcare bill, a new poll on Wednesday reveals that support for the House version passed last month continues to lose support. “This bill is like a vampire. It can’t live when exposed to the light…

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RESIST: Neil Young premieres video for new protest song, "Children of Destiny"

Canadian rocker Neil Young and Promise of the Real have just released the video for their  new Trump resistance song “Children of Destiny,”  urging listeners to “stand up for what you believe, resist the powers that be.” The video for “Children of Destiny” intersperses scenes of recent large-scale protests alongside imagery like picnics, children waving…

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Sanders Offers Trump 3-Point Agenda for G20 Summit, Putin Meeting

As thousands protested in Hamburg ahead of the G20 Summit, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) took to Twitter late Thursday to encourage U.S. President Donald Trump to focus on a few key issues as he meets with leaders of the world’s top economies. The two-day summit, which kicked off Friday morning, features discussions on trade, climate…

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