Trump Budget Will Ruin The Clean Energy Industry (VIDEO)

Trump Budget Will Ruin The Clean Energy Industry (VIDEO)

President Donald Trump’s 2018 budget is pretty terrible. Not only does it cut funding for veterans, the poor, and the disabled, but it also slashes funding for important clean energy research. The budget also cuts $1.4 billion from the Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, dropping the department’s total to $636 […]

Big Business To Trump: Don’t Take The US Out Of Paris Agreement (VIDEO)

Big Business To Trump: Don’t Take The US Out Of Paris Agreement (VIDEO)

A group of Fortune 500 companies is urging President Donald Trump to stay in the Paris climate agreement. Last month, two dozen companies – including Apple, Google, Intel, and Facebook – signed an open letter to the president, asking him to maintain American commitments in the Paris Agreement. The letter – which was published in […]

JUST IN: Special Counselor Appointed In Russia Probe (VIDEO)

JUST IN: Special Counselor Appointed In Russia Probe (VIDEO)

The Justice Department named former FBI director Robert Mueller as special counsel in its widening investigation of Russia’s interference during last year’s election. Mueller’s probe will investigate possible ties between the Kremlin and President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein pulled the trigger on the special counsel appointment earlier today. In a statement, […]

Tesla Just Made It Easy And AFFORDABLE To Go Completely Solar! (VIDEO)

Tesla Just Made It Easy And AFFORDABLE To Go Completely Solar! (VIDEO)

Tesla has begun taking orders for its new solar roof system – and its low cost could revolutionize the home solar industry. When viewed from the street, Tesla’s solar tiles look like regular asphalt, terracotta, or slate shingles. But when viewed head-on, the tiles appear opaque and the solar cell within becomes visible. This allows […]

Guess Which State Will Probably Keep #1 Spot In Uninsured Residents (VIDEO)

Guess Which State Will Probably Keep #1 Spot In Uninsured Residents (VIDEO)

Texas has both the highest percentage of people without health insurance in the country (nearly one in five) and the largest absolute number of uninsured (4.6 million). Sadly, the American Health Care Act – the GOP’s Obamacare replacement plan – will probably make the situation in Texas even worse. Texas was one of the big […]

Trumpcare Will End Health Insurance As We Know It — Here’s How (VIDEO)

Trumpcare Will End Health Insurance As We Know It — Here’s How (VIDEO)

By now, everyone knows that the American Health Care Act – the GOP’s slapdash replacement for Obamacare – is terrible. But just how terrible is it, really? Jon Perr answers that very question in a recent piece published this week on Daily Kos. Comparing the AHCA to Obamacare is the only way to fully understand how […]

The New York Times Spells Out ‘Breathtaking Hypocrisy’ And ‘Horrors’ Of Trumpcare (VIDEO)

The New York Times Spells Out ‘Breathtaking Hypocrisy’ And ‘Horrors’ Of Trumpcare (VIDEO)

In a recent editorial, the New York Times tore into the American Health Care Act, the GOP’s Obamacare replacement plan. Beginning with the shameful fact that the House bill would strip at least 24 million Americans of health coverage over the next 10 years, the piece builds steam by citing six major offenses. First, the […]

The Permafrost Is Melting And Releasing Killer Bacteria And Viruses (VIDEO)

The Permafrost Is Melting And Releasing Killer Bacteria And Viruses (VIDEO)

An ancient plague, frozen beneath the arctic ice for millennia, is suddenly released as the ice around it thaws. The disease makes its ways to civilization, killing billions and bringing civilization to a screeching halt. It sounds like science fiction. But as climate change accelerates, long-dormant pathogens and bacteria could awaken and wreak havoc across […]

Climate Change Ads Target Trump In a Unique Way (VIDEO)

Climate Change Ads Target Trump In a Unique Way (VIDEO)

It’s common knowledge that Donald Trump loves watching cable news. Now an environmental group is taking advantage of the president’s bad habit to raise awareness about the dangers of climate change. The Partnership for Responsible Group – a nonprofit dedicated to fighting climate change while maintaining economic growth – has sponsored a series of five […]

Obamacare Repeal Could Violate International Law (VIDEO)

Obamacare Repeal Could Violate International Law (VIDEO)

Republicans have learned the hard way that repealing Obamacare isn’t easy. But repealing the landmark healthcare legislation may not just be difficult, but illegal under international law. According to a newly-published appeal from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights (OHCHR), a repeal that could cause nearly 30 million to lose […]

An Inside Look At How Russia Plays The Propaganda Game (VIDEO)

An Inside Look At How Russia Plays The Propaganda Game (VIDEO)

Clint Watts testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee this week to explain exactly how Russia’s massive fake news propaganda operation works. Watts’ resume is impressive. As a fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute, where he specializes in national security and Middle East affairs, and a senior fellow at George Washington University’s Center for […]

No Matter How You Slice It American Cops Are Killing Too Many American Citizens (VIDEO)

No Matter How You Slice It American Cops Are Killing Too Many American Citizens (VIDEO)

In his inaugural address, President Donald Trump pledged to stop the “American carnage” he believed was wracking the country. He might start with America’s police officers, who kill far more people than their counterparts in the rest of the developed world. In 2015, The Guardian found that 55 people had been killed by police in […]

It’s Official — Drug Abuse Is Not A ‘Black Problem’ Or A ‘Latino Problem’ (VIDEO)

It’s Official — Drug Abuse Is Not A ‘Black Problem’ Or A ‘Latino Problem’ (VIDEO)

A new study published in the American Journal of Public Health found that Whites, not Blacks or Hispanics, are most likely to abuse “hard drugs” (cocaine, PCP, hallucinogens, and opiates). The study examined a random sample of over 1,800 individuals processed at the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center in Chicago. The researchers then tracked […]

Another Republican Healthcare Plan That Yanks Medical Coverage From Those Who Need It Most (VIDEOS)

Another Republican Healthcare Plan That Yanks Medical Coverage From Those Who Need It Most (VIDEOS)

House Republicans are once again back at the drawing board in an effort to dismantle Obamacare. Despite their failure to reach a compromise last month, a coalition of centrists led by Rep. Tom MacArthur (R-N.J.) and conservatives led by Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) may be nearing a deal. The latest proposal revives the American Health […]

Majority Of Americans Still Feel The Bern (VIDEO)

Majority Of Americans Still Feel The Bern (VIDEO)

According to new polling data, Vermont senator Bernie Sanders (I) is the country’s most popular politician. The April Harvard-Harris poll found that nearly 60 percent of Americans view Sanders favorably. Among Democrats, unsurprisingly, he has a much higher favorability rating of about 80 percent. Even among Republicans, though, Sanders remains popular; almost two-thirds of Republicans […]

Former Head Of MI6 Claims Trump Took Russian Money In 2008 (VIDEO)

Former Head Of MI6 Claims Trump Took Russian Money In 2008 (VIDEO)

Despite President Donald Trump’s repeated refutations to the contrary, the former head of British intelligence service MI6 claims Trump borrowed Russian money in 2008. Richard Dearlove joined MI6 in 1966 and served as the agency’s head from 1999 to 2004. In a recent interview with Prospect, he claimed that the global financial crisis in 2008 […]

Glenn Beck’s Fake College History Class Is Ridiculous (VIDEO)

Glenn Beck’s Fake College History Class Is Ridiculous (VIDEO)

Do you like American history – especially history in which the Founders never did anything wrong and the American Revolution was fought to free the slaves? History in which the Founders rejected evolution and chose creationism almost a century before Charles Darwin published The Origin of Species? If you answered a vacant-eyed “Yes,” then I […]

This Was America Before The EPA – We Can’t Go Back (IMAGES/VIDEO)

This Was America Before The EPA – We Can’t Go Back (IMAGES/VIDEO)

In the 1960s, America was a dirtier, uglier place than it is today. Illegal dumping was widespread. Sewage often mingled with river water that upstream communities swam in or drank from. And smokestacks stood directly alongside residential developments. Two catalysts would bring about lasting change and inspire the Environmental Protection Agency. One was Rachel Carson’s […]

Wells Fargo Execs Forced To Return Pay, But Not Nearly Enough (VIDEO)

Wells Fargo Execs Forced To Return Pay, But Not Nearly Enough (VIDEO)

In the wake of continuing investigation into Wells Fargo’s fake account scheme, the bank’s board ordered two top executives to return a combined $75 million in pay today. Carrie Tolstedt, who headed the bank’s sales division, was ordered to pay back $47 million. Former CEO John Stumpf was ordered to pay back $28 million. This […]

Cummings Thinks Trump Will Go Down In History As A Great President? Only In Trump’s Mind (VIDEO)

Cummings Thinks Trump Will Go Down In History As A Great President? Only In Trump’s Mind (VIDEO)

President Donald Trump tells two kinds of lies. One kind is big and grandiose – for instance, that 3 to 5 million “illegals” voted against him in last year’s election, or that his inauguration was the most heavily attended in history. This sort of untruth is, on the one hand, laugh-out-loud absurd. But it’s also […]

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