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Report: All Life On Earth Could Be Extinct By The End Of The Century (Video)

Report: All Life On Earth Could Be Extinct By The End Of The Century (Video)

Here is something you will not hear in the American mainstream media: “The chance of ‘catastrophic’ climate change completely wiping out humanity by 2100 is now 1-in-20.” That is a headline from the British Daily Mail, reporting a recent finding from researchers at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego. In other words, there […]

Trump Just Morphed Into George Bush Right In Front Of The UN (Video)

Trump Just Morphed Into George Bush Right In Front Of The UN (Video)

So much for President Donald Trump’s campaign promise of not getting us into any more “dumb wars.” It’s apparently 2003 all over again. So let’s take a trip back there. It is a year after the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, and President George W. Bush’s rhetoric is beginning to refer less to Osama bin […]

Here’s What Germany Can Teach Us About Remembering An Ugly Past (Video)

Here’s What Germany Can Teach Us About Remembering An Ugly Past (Video)

We are at an interesting time in our history. We will not soon forget the 2016 election and whatever transpired or will transpire over the next couple of years. But President Donald Trump’s ascendancy is not a historical aberration, although it may be for us. The United States has always regarded itself as a paragon […]

GOP Base Splintering Between Support For Trump Versus Congress (VIDEO)

GOP Base Splintering Between Support For Trump Versus Congress (VIDEO)

Recent news reports and polling data all seem to confirm one troubling fact for the Republican Party: their base of support tends to back President Donald Trump more than the party itself. That could prove to be troubling for members of the GOP in Congress, many of whom have shown wavering support for some of […]

Study: Fox News Propaganda Powerful Enough To Influence Elections

Study: Fox News Propaganda Powerful Enough To Influence Elections

If you are reading this, it’s pretty safe to say you aren’t a fan of Fox News. Chances are, though, you know someone who is. Perhaps you’ve even had to argue pesky facts with this person to counter something she or he accepts from “America’s only fair and balanced news source” without hesitation or evidence. And you may have wondered […]

It’s True, Mr. President–Your Predecessor Left You A Growing Economy (Video)

It’s True, Mr. President–Your Predecessor Left You A Growing Economy (Video)

It might not appear so with all the controversy swirling around President Donald Trump’s nascent administration, and who knows how long it’s going to last under Trump, but according to Tuesday’s Census Bureau report, in 2015, the American middle-class and poor experienced the best year of economic improvement in decades. Two years ago, median household income was $56,500 compared […]

Most Americans Would Benefit Financially From Bernie’s Healthcare Bill — Here’s Why

Most Americans Would Benefit Financially From Bernie’s Healthcare Bill — Here’s Why

A handful of Democratic senators are pledging to co-sponsor independent Sen. Bernie Sanders’s plan for single payer healthcare coverage in the United States. At least five senators have signed onto the plan, including Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker, Kirsten Gillibrand, and Tammy Baldwin. Others, including moderate Democrats Max Baucus and Jon Tester, who have […]

Equifax Offers Credit Monitoring After Massive Data Breach–But There’s A Catch (Video)

Equifax Offers Credit Monitoring After Massive Data Breach–But There’s A Catch (Video)

Whenever there is a security breach compromising sensitive information, corporations affected typically offer free credit monitoring services for a specified period of time. On Thursday, credit agency Equifax experienced a data breach that impacted at least 143 million U.S. consumers who had their birth dates, names, and addresses hacked, including 209,000 customers’ credit card numbers. Immediately, Equifax extended […]

Fissures Within the GOP? This Might Be Just The Beginning (VIDEO)

Fissures Within the GOP? This Might Be Just The Beginning (VIDEO)

President Donald Trump bucked many people’s expectations this week when he made an agreement with his political rivals, Democrats Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer, over the debate on the extending debt ceiling. Not only did Trump agree to a three-month fix on the issue — a plan that other Republican leaders like Speaker of the […]

Illinois Is Now The 10th State To Institute Automatic Voter Registration (Video)

Illinois Is Now The 10th State To Institute Automatic Voter Registration (Video)

In a time when our electoral process is under attack like never before, it’s encouraging to see some local and state governments doing right by the citizens they represent. The 2016 presidential election demonstrated the lowest voter turnout (55.4%) since 1996 (53.5%). This is due partly to Republican voter suppression efforts, but also to inconvenient and […]

Yes, Quebec WILL Be Providing More Than Prayers To Texas (VIDEO)

Yes, Quebec WILL Be Providing More Than Prayers To Texas (VIDEO)

The people of Houston need all the help they can get. And, yes, they will be receiving it from Quebec, contrary to initial reports. Tuesday afternoon, Quebec Minister of International Relations, Christine St-Pierre, spoke with Texas Secretary of State Rolando Pablos to express her concern for Texas in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, and to offer equipment, electrical […]

Mueller Has First Draft Letter Of Comey Firing Indicating He’s Pursuing Something Big (VIDEO)

Mueller Has First Draft Letter Of Comey Firing Indicating He’s Pursuing Something Big (VIDEO)

The New York Times is reporting that Robert Mueller, special counsel leading the investigation into Russian meddling in our nation’s elections last fall, received a first draft letter commissioned by President Donald Trump that laid out the administration’s original rationale for firing former FBI Director James Comey. It’s unclear as yet whether the memo, which was originally written by […]

History Writer Explains: No, Nazis Were NOT Socialists (TWEETS)

History Writer Explains: No, Nazis Were NOT Socialists (TWEETS)

Yes, “Nazi” is a short name for “National Socialist German Workers’ Party.” They put socialist in the name to draw people away from communism, even though this was a far-right organization. Many people try and claim that Nazis were socialist, but they really weren’t. Mike Stuchbery, a history teacher, and writer, recently posted a long […]

Study Finds Climate Change Costs Will Hit Trumplandia The Most

Study Finds Climate Change Costs Will Hit Trumplandia The Most

As you sit here reading this, Hurricane Harvey is inundating Texas. This is pretty ironic–and poignant–considering a new study published in Science magazine titled “Estimating Economic Damage from Climate Change in the United States” finds the Southeastern states, the ones that voted overwhelming for President Donald Trump, are the most vulnerable to the expensive impacts of anthropogenic climate change. The study discusses […]

This Is What America Would Look Like Without Gerrymandering (GRAPHIC)

This Is What America Would Look Like Without Gerrymandering (GRAPHIC)

In his last State of the Union address, former President Barack Obama said we need “to change the system to reflect our better selves.” On the top of that list was ending gerrymandering. He said: “We have to end the practice of drawing our congressional districts so that politicians can pick their voters, and not […]

Defcon Hackers Prove It Doesn’t Take Much To Infiltrate A Voting Machine (VIDEO)

Defcon Hackers Prove It Doesn’t Take Much To Infiltrate A Voting Machine (VIDEO)

We know Russia has the ability to infiltrate our electoral system. We know there are hi-tech hackers the world over with the ability to get into just about anything. Put them together, and what do we have? An electoral system more easily susceptible to garden-variety hacking than we may have previously assumed. That is the conclusion […]

‘Circa’–A Right-Wing Media Outlet Poised To Supplant Fox? (VIDEO)

‘Circa’–A Right-Wing Media Outlet Poised To Supplant Fox? (VIDEO)

The Fox is dying. Fox News, that is. For the past couple years, the cable news channel most conservatives trust has been hemorrhaging viewers, due in part to the fact that the average age of prime time Fox viewers is 68 (including President Donald Trump). Most younger audiences are looking to alternative internet sources (like this […]

SMOKING GUN: Connecting The Dots From Putin To Trump (VIDEO)

SMOKING GUN: Connecting The Dots From Putin To Trump (VIDEO)

It’s getting harder and harder every day to follow the threads that lead from Vladimir Putin to Donald J. Trump.  Obviously, there is more going on than hacking into our election data. There are Russian officials, shady lawyers and a major international money laundering case. It’s like we’re living in a bad B movie. So in an effort to […]

WATCH: Link Between Institutional Poverty And Children’s Brain Development Found

WATCH: Link Between Institutional Poverty And Children’s Brain Development Found

On April 12, 2016, then-presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) held a campaign rally at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York in which he talked about the “physiology of poverty.” In other words, concern over where and when one’s next meal is coming from, how one will be able to pay bills, keep the lights […]

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