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As Mueller Closes In, Don’t Forget We Have The 25th Amendment (Video)

As Mueller Closes In, Don’t Forget We Have The 25th Amendment (Video)

A month ago, Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) called the White House an “adult daycare center.” Before that, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called President Donald Trump a “f***ing moron.” He, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin are reportedly so concerned about Trump’s mindset, they’ve formed a “suicide pact” in which they agree if […]

The Trial Has Begun For Inauguration Day Protesters And Journalists Who Face 70 Years In Prison (Video)

The Trial Has Begun For Inauguration Day Protesters And Journalists Who Face 70 Years In Prison (Video)

The trial has begun for six defendants accused of rioting during President Donald Trump’s inauguration. They are Michelle Macchio, 26, of Naples, Fla.; Jennifer Armento, 38, of Philadelphia; Christina Simmons, 20, of Cockeysville, Md.; Alexei Wood, 37, of San Antonio; Oliver Harris, 28, of Philadelphia; and Brittne Lawson, 27, of Pittsburgh. According to Assistant U.S. Attorney Jennifer Kerkhoff, these […]

Guess Who Benefits Most From The GOP Tax Plan–The Trumps (Video)

Guess Who Benefits Most From The GOP Tax Plan–The Trumps (Video)

“Believe me.” That’s what President Donald Trump told supporters at a September 27 event in Indiana, referring to how much he stood to lose under the Republican tax plan that ultimately passed the House of Representatives on Thursday 227 to 205. “My accountant called me and said ‘you’re going to get killed in this bill,’” Trump told a […]

In Fight Over Net Neutrality, The FCC Seeks To Supersede States’ Rights (Video)

In Fight Over Net Neutrality, The FCC Seeks To Supersede States’ Rights (Video)

From opening our public land to commercial interests, green-lighting the Keystone XL pipeline, approving the Italian oil giant Eni SpA’s plan to drill exploratory wells in the Arctic Ocean north of Alaska, we are only beginning to get a taste of how far President Donald Trump and company will go to privatize the public sector. One […]

A Fox News Anchor Gets Ripped To Shreds For Defending Hillary Clinton (Video)

A Fox News Anchor Gets Ripped To Shreds For Defending Hillary Clinton (Video)

Fox News told the truth this week. And its viewers were not happy. It isn’t usual for the conspiracy theory-laden network to debunk its own spin. But that was exactly what Fox News anchor Shepard Smith did Tuesday when he dedicated six minutes of airtime to fact-check Republican talking points about “Uranium One,” the erroneous charge against former Secretary of State […]

They’re Still At It–The GOP Tax Plan Takes Aim At Obamacare (Video)

They’re Still At It–The GOP Tax Plan Takes Aim At Obamacare (Video)

They’re at it again. As if the proposed Senate Republican tax plan did not put enough targets on average Americans’ backs, according to multiple reports, the revised bill includes another insult: repeal the Affordable Care Act’s, aka Obamacare, individual mandate. The individual mandate is the most controversial part of former President Barack Obama’s signature legislation. It requires all […]

The GOP Tax Plan: ‘Teachers, Give Your Deductions To Your Corporate Overlords’ (Video)

The GOP Tax Plan: ‘Teachers, Give Your Deductions To Your Corporate Overlords’ (Video)

Even if the rumors about Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ impending resignation are true, the attack upon America’s teachers is just getting started. The Supreme Court announced in September it is going to hear early next year the Janus v. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) case that threatens to flip the entire nationwide public […]

Want To Know Why The US Is Doing Nothing About Gun Violence? Follow The Money (Video)

Want To Know Why The US Is Doing Nothing About Gun Violence? Follow The Money (Video)

The United States of America made history again last weekend. With two more months left in the year, we experienced our 308 mass shooting. On Sunday, a gunman walked into the First Baptist Church in Sutherland, Texas and opened fire, killing 26 parishioners in the worst mass shooting in Texas’ history. If you get the feeling […]

Democrats Trounce The Republican Agenda In Nationwide Progressive Victories (Video)

Democrats Trounce The Republican Agenda In Nationwide Progressive Victories (Video)

For all out there feeling a little demoralized about the class warfare congressional Republicans and President Donald Trump’s administration are waging against us, results from Tuesday’s elections should lift your spirits. Let’s start in Virginia where Democratic Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam defeated Republican Ed Gillespie for governor in a vital election the whole country was […]

With Official Report In Hand, Will Trump Now Act On Climate Change? (Video)

With Official Report In Hand, Will Trump Now Act On Climate Change? (Video)

It appears the walls of reality are beginning to close in on climate change deniers. Friday, the White House released the fourth National Climate Assessment, which confirms what scientists have been warning us about for decades: human activity is the primary cause of global warming, and dire consequences like sea level rise of eight feet […]

More Evidence Of Russian Facebook Ads Surface In Congressional Probe (Video)

More Evidence Of Russian Facebook Ads Surface In Congressional Probe (Video)

Do you remember seeing any of these advertisements on Facebook last year? Last month, news broke about evidence confirming Russian buyers used Facebook advertising as propaganda leading up to the last year’s presidential election. In response, Facebook presented Congress 3,000 Russian-purchased ads through 470 phony pages and accounts intended to exploit America’s racial divisions, like this one: Facebook said at least […]

It’s Official: There Is Now More CO2 In The Atmosphere Than Ever Before In Human History (Video)

It’s Official: There Is Now More CO2 In The Atmosphere Than Ever Before In Human History (Video)

“If humanity wishes to preserve a planet similar to that on which civilization developed and to which life on Earth is adapted, paleoclimate evidence and ongoing climate change suggest that CO2 will need to be reduced … to at most 350 ppm [parts per million].” This is a quote from former NASA climatologist Dr. James […]

Hungry For Change–World Hunger Linked To A Changing Climate (Video)

Hungry For Change–World Hunger Linked To A Changing Climate (Video)

815 million people around the world went hungry last year. This, according to the latest data from the United Nations, is the first increase in global hunger in more than 15 years. Sweeping initiatives from nations all over the world slashed the undernourished population in half between 1990 and 2015. Seeking to eradicate hunger by […]

Trump Promised Fallen Army Sergeant’s Father $25K–Surprise! He Never Sent It (Video)

Trump Promised Fallen Army Sergeant’s Father $25K–Surprise! He Never Sent It (Video)

Almost exactly one year to the day, then-candidate Donald Trump boasted he would run the country like he runs his business. That was music to people’s ears if they were hoping a businessman would be able to reform Washington dysfunction. It was not music to people’s ears if they had once dealt with Trump in […]

At Height Of Opioid Crisis, Pharma Lobbyists Worked Congress To Keep It Going (Video)

At Height Of Opioid Crisis, Pharma Lobbyists Worked Congress To Keep It Going (Video)

In her book This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate, Naomi Klein argues that countries like the United States will never have effective climate policies as long as there are legislators profiting from fossil fuel companies’ deep pockets. The same can be argued about the so-called war on drugs at a time when opioids are wiping […]

Schumer To Trump: Repeal And Replace Is ‘Off The Table’ (Video)

Schumer To Trump: Repeal And Replace Is ‘Off The Table’ (Video)

It has been almost one year since Donald Trump was elected the 45th president of the United States, and nine months since he took office. In that amount of time, Trump has accomplished none of the major campaign promises he vowed to his base on the campaign trail. For progressives and his other opponents, this […]

Confirmed: Russia Used Facebook Ads To Help Trump Win Michigan And Wisconsin (Video)

Confirmed: Russia Used Facebook Ads To Help Trump Win Michigan And Wisconsin (Video)

Last week, we learned Facebook was preparing to give Congress 3,000 Russian-purchased ads through 470 phony pages and accounts that suggest African American rights groups, like Black Lives Matter, posed a political threat, in an effort to exploit racial divisions during the 2016 presidential campaign season. Facebook said at least $100,000 was spent for this purpose, a […]

After Las Vegas, Republicans Might Be Interested In Banning “Bump Stocks” (Video)

After Las Vegas, Republicans Might Be Interested In Banning “Bump Stocks” (Video)

Could last week’s deadly terror attack in Las Vegas actually be the thing that finally breaks the elephant’s back? Thanks to the gun lobby, Congress did nothing meaningful to curb our gun violence after the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Conn. in 2012, despite former President Barack Obama’s pleas. A mass shooting […]

Studies Show Climate Change Is LITERALLY Draining The Economy (Video)

Studies Show Climate Change Is LITERALLY Draining The Economy (Video)

If there’s anything consistent about the right, it’s that it believes economics are at the crux of every political, professional, personal, social, and environmental decision. The “free market,” they say, “will solve all that ails us.” Of course money is important, and we would be remiss if we did not consider the economic costs of […]

In Lead-Up To The Election, Russia Used Facebook To Exploit Racial And Religious Divides (Video)

In Lead-Up To The Election, Russia Used Facebook To Exploit Racial And Religious Divides (Video)

Did you use social media, specifically Facebook, last year leading up to the election? Millions did. They clicked on, shared, liked, didn’t like, commented, and followed users they felt reflected their political views. (Some also lost friends along the way when the campaign became fractious.) Like it or not, because of its impact on how […]

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