The Evolution of the American Political Revolution

Women and whisky: country star Toby Keith to sing during Trump Saudi Arabia visit

Keith will play male-only concert in Riyadh while US president makes visit to ultra-conservative cradle of Islam Country music star Toby Keith, celebrated in Middle America for his songs referencing communal drinking and patriotic fervour, will perform a free, male-only concert in Saudi Arabia to mark Donald Trump’s visit. Keith – who frequently performs for […]

Senate Democrats say ‘hell no’ to Trump’s choice of Joe Lieberman for FBI Director

Democrats in the U.S. Senate gave a solid thumbs down to President Donald Trump’s announcement that he is likely to choose retired Sen. Joe Lieberman to replace former FBI Director James Comey. According to Politico, if Trump thought that Lieberman would be a choice welcomed by Democrats, he g… Source: New feed

Trump administration launches NAFTA renegotiations to ‘modernize’ trade deal by year’s end

Trump administration launches NAFTA renegotiations to ‘modernize’ trade deal by year’s end

President Donald Trump’s newly appointed US trade representative has formally notified Congress of the administration’s intent to begin renegotiations of NAFTA, the 23-year-old trilateral trade agreement between the US, Canada and Mexico. Read Full Article at RT.com Source: New feed

Aides urge Trump to ‘lawyer up’ as he becomes more and more ‘mistrustful of many around him’

President Donald Trump has been repeatedly urged to hire outside counsel for the multiple criminal investigations into potential Trump organization ties to Russia. Maggie Haberman and Glenn Thrush penned a New York Times update on the difficult position the Trump White House finds itself in as inves… Source: New feed

Why white Americans don't see themselves when they hear the word 'race' – PBS NewsHour

PBS NewsHour Why white Americans don't see themselves when they hear the word 'race'PBS NewsHour“Can we challenge the forces of unconscious white privilege and implicit bias, to come out of the closet and be held accountable?” Georgetown professor Michael Eric Dyson says asking that question is his job. Dyson gives his Brief but Spectacular take […]

Movement for Impeachment Must Be Grounded in Opposition to Trumpism and the GOP

Movement for Impeachment Must Be Grounded in Opposition to Trumpism and the GOP

By Sonali Kolhatkar Many on the left are balking at pushing for Donald Trump’s impeachment because of the prospect of a President Pence. But that shouldn’t stop them. Related Entries May 18, 2017 Lithuania Opens Door to Gay Chechens Fleeing Persecution, While U.S. Slams It Shut May 18, 2017 Eric Holder’s ‘Criminal Justice’ Past Is […]

Bill O'Reilly Lauds Roger Ailes: "He Saved People Routinely When They Got Into Trouble," "I Admired That Greatly"

BILL O’REILLY (HOST): So, it’s a sad day for my staff and I because Roger Ailes, the founder of the Fox News Channel died today at age 77. He was in Florida. I knew he had been in poor health. I was in touch with his widow, Beth and it was a very, very sad […]

Rick Perry’s early days as Energy Secretary have been a bonanza for corporations and the Koch Brothers

Rick Perry’s early days as Energy Secretary have been a bonanza for corporations and the Koch Brothers

FILE – In this Dec. 12, 2016, file photo, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry smiles as he leaves Trump Tower in New York. Perry was for “all of the above” on energy production before President Barack Obama embraced the strategy. Years before the Democratic president endorsed all types of energy production _ from oil and […]

Vox Sentences: Mike America Flynn Again – Vox

Vox Vox Sentences: Mike America Flynn AgainVoxVox Sentences is your daily digest for what's happening in the world, curated by Dylan Matthews and Dara Lind. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox Monday through Friday, or view the Vox Sentences archive for past … Source: New feed

Inoculation theory: Using misinformation to fight misinformation

Inoculation theory: Using misinformation to fight misinformation

As a psychologist researching misinformation, I focus on reducing its influence. Essentially, my goal is to put myself out of a job. Recent developments indicate that I haven’t been doing a very good job of it. Misinformation, fake news and “alternative facts” are more prominent than ever. The Oxford Dictionary named “post-truth” as the 2016 […]