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John Stavely

Trump’s education budget cuts $9.2 billion of federal outlays to public schools, and eliminates twenty-two programs - But Betsy DeVos claims her department's budget prioritizes “what’s working.” more

May 26, 2017 3:01 PM Public School Shakedown



With deep cuts to vital support for low-income and working-class people, this budget lays bare the scope of Trump's destructive agenda. How should progressives respond? more

May 26, 2017 11:19 AM Dispatches

Now that Trump has been on his first overseas trip, met Pope Francis and did not strangle a single reporter, surely now he is truly presidential. more

May 25, 2017 9:48 AM Multimedia

This sacrifice of public education at the altar of unproven, rightwing ideological experiments is appalling, even for this gang. more

May 24, 2017 3:31 PM Dispatches


Gage Skidmore

If Trump appoints Clarke, Homeland Security’s high-level staff would include a man who told his Milwaukee County constituents to not call local law enforcement but instead to get a gun and “fight back.” more

May 19, 2017 11:26 AM Dispatches



The regime is pretty much in opposition to all our founding principles. more

May 18, 2017 3:34 PM Dispatches


Max Pixel

Democracy matters. Truth matters. And the attacks on democratic norms and institutions by this President, while they are coming at an exhausting pace that fosters cynicism and a feeling of helplessness, deserve a robust response. more

May 16, 2017 11:49 AM Dispatches


Charlotte Cooper

Trump and the Republicans have been busy restricting women's access to healthcare. Time to get to work shutting them down. more

May 12, 2017 3:00 PM Dispatches

This has nothing to do with the Russia thing, right Sergei? more

May 11, 2017 11:50 AM Multimedia

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Michael Vadon & Nick-D

Today, we face the same fundamental challenges to our democracy that we faced in 1973. The parallels are undeniable. more

May 10, 2017 12:15 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

But would the mob really keep someone around who is this bad at steering his clients out of legal trouble? more

May 9, 2017 5:10 PM Dispatches


Matt Northam

All over the country Americans watched with disgust as the House Republicans rammed through their latest plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act. In its broad outlines, the American Health Care Act is a transfer of wealth from the poor to the rich. more

May 5, 2017 2:46 PM Dispatches

Solving the problems of yesterday with solutions that won't work tomorrow! more

May 5, 2017 1:32 PM Multimedia

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Dawn Starin

Anytime festivals call for piñatas, Donald Trump has become the go-to figure throughout the western hemisphere for thumping, bashing, walloping, and burning. more

May 5, 2017 7:29 AM Dispatches


John Fowler

By complaining that public lands are “locked up,” the Trump Administration doesn’t mean they are inaccessible to the public; it means the lands are closed to commercial developers, mining, and drilling operations. more

May 4, 2017 7:37 PM Dispatches


Adventure Jay

The Order on "Promoting Free Speech and Religious Liberty," signed in the Rose Garden on National Prayer Day, effectively opens the door for employers to impose their religious beliefs on their employees. Where's the freedom in that? more

May 4, 2017 2:55 PM Dispatches

"A great general, wholly ignorant of war...A most law-defying, law-obeying citizen." more

May 3, 2017 1:59 PM Dispatches

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thierry ehrmann

Many basic assumptions the French have had about their society since World War II hang in the balance of their upcoming election, pitting ultraconservative Marine Le Pen against moderate Emmanuel Macron. more

May 1, 2017 9:46 PM Dispatches

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