Puzder aside, Trump will still shaft workers

search

With Andrew Puzder’s decision to withdraw from consideration as Secretary of Labor, advocates for America’s working men and women are doing a little victory dance. Progressive senators, labor unions [...] Continue Reading…

DeVos would destroy public education

_93972703_mediaitem93972702

There’s a reason that Betsy DeVos’ confirmation as the new Secretary of Education was such a close vote, requiring Vice-President Mike Pence to break the tie. Even in the [...] Continue Reading…

The end of reproductive rights?

Women's March DC

A new rightwing justice won’t change the Supreme Court. The confirmation of Neil Gorsuch — and he is quite likely to be confirmed — won’t alter its makeup. A [...] Continue Reading…

Trump’s shameful border rules

Protestors Rally At JFK Airport Against Muslim Immigration Ban

President Donald Trump will build a wall along the border with Mexico. You know that’s true because, well, he says it is. Starting his tenure with a showman’s gifts [...] Continue Reading…

The awful Age of Trump

donald-trump

It begins. We have officially entered the Age of Trump, an era that may be the most contentious and most dangerous to the health of the republic since the [...] Continue Reading…

The injustice of Jeff Sessions

wireap_1dc92b1d1a26497a84b93883619b3ffe

Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III is one in a long line of reprehensible characters likely to inhabit the Trump White House. Now that he s confirmed as the nation’s highest-ranking [...] Continue Reading…

US sets a bad example

Peace on earth? Good will to all men? Hardly. The latest terrorist attack in Germany has added a cruel exclamation point to a holiday season already punctuated by unspeakable assaults [...] Continue Reading…