The Evolution of the American Political Revolution

American novelist Ursula K. Le Guin dies at 88

American novelist Ursula K. Le Guin dies at 88

(Credit: AP/Jack Liu) Ursula K. Le Guin, an American literary legend who wrote science fiction, fantasy, essays and poetry, died on Monday in her Portland, Oregon, home at 88. Le Guin’s son, Theo Downes-Le Guin, confirmed her death but didn’t specify a cause, according to the New York Times. He said she had been in “poor […]

WaPo Editor Blames Lack of US Leadership for Famine Caused by US Leadership

WaPo Editor Blames Lack of US Leadership for Famine Caused by US Leadership

Washington Post‘s Jackson Diehl (1/21/18): “It’s getting easier for regimes to commit — and get away with — crimes against humanity.” “American leadership” is one of a long list of vague, seemingly benign pseudo-concepts our media throw around to justify increased spending on soft power and military adventurism. It’s a difficult concept to pin down, […]

Tuesday 23 January '18 show notes

Is Chuck Schumer a Genius or a Wimp? Former President of Mexico, Vicente Fox, “Let’s Move On: Beyond Fear and False Prophets”: Authoritarianism & how to defeat it… Professor Dana Fisher, University of Maryland: What the Resistance Means for America & Why It’s So Important read more Source: New feed

Trump makes it clear as he heads to Davos: America first, period – McClatchy Washington Bureau

USA TODAY Trump makes it clear as he heads to Davos: America first, periodMcClatchy Washington BureauWASHINGTON On the eve of his trip to Switzerland to meet with world leaders and promote his “America First” agenda, President Donald Trump signed an order slapping tariffs on solar panel and washing machine imports. His action, he said Tuesday, […]

Trump’s voter fraud commission flagged Texans with Hispanic surnames

Trump’s voter fraud commission flagged Texans with Hispanic surnames

(Credit: AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File) President Donald Trump’s now-disbanded voter fraud commission — convened based on the myth that 3 million undocumented immigrants in California illegally handed Hillary Clinton the popular vote win, and already rife with controversy — specifically requested and purchased records of every Texas voter with a Hispanic surname. Newly released Government Affairs Committee records showed […]

Why Isn't The The Growth Of White Right Wing Terrorists Being Seen as a Threat To Our Country?

Why Isn't The The Growth Of White Right Wing Terrorists Being Seen as a Threat To Our Country?

The Southern Poverty Law Center is reminding us – and there was a great thread by SunLei over at Democratic Underground pointing this out, and thanks for the for the tip on that – that we’re not paying atte read more Source: New feed

Right Wing Round-Up: The Anti-Trump Secret Society

Gordon Haber @ Religion Dispatches: Idiot Wind: Stephen Strang’s “God and Donald Trump” Aims to Justify Christian Support. Hemant Mehta @ Friendly Atheist: Mississippi Bill Would Force Teachers to Recite the Ten Commandments Every Day. Media Matters: The newest pro-Trump conspiracy theory: A “secret society” in the FBI is undermining Trump. Oliver Willis @ Shareblue: […]

Right Wing Bonus Tracks: The Religious Right Gave Trump A Mulligan

An amazing admission from Tony Perkins about the Religious Right’s willingness to overlook Donald Trump’s history of terrible behavior: “We kind of gave him—‘All right, you get a mulligan. You get a do-over here.’” Of course, Perkins is now complaining about being called out for his transparent hypocrisy: “Obviously, the Left wants to shame Christians […]

<meta charset="utf-8" /><b id="docs-internal-guid-7abb3036-24bb-c8be-d168-e476eb0b8a5a">The 5 worst takes from coverage of the 2018 March for Life</b>

<meta charset="utf-8" /><b id="docs-internal-guid-7abb3036-24bb-c8be-d168-e476eb0b8a5a">The 5 worst takes from coverage of the 2018 March for Life</b>

Sarah Wasko / Media Matters The annual anti-abortion March for Life took place on January 19 The 2018 March for Life took place on January 19 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. The march occurs every year on or around the anniversary of Roe v. Wade and serves as a visible protest to the […]

Rush Limbaugh: "The deep state" may have faked Saddam WMD evidence to "damage" George W. Bush

RUSH LIMBAUGH (HOST): Speaking of the intelligence agencies — I’m sure some of you have already thought of this, but it just hit me a few days ago. For some reason, I was thinking about the war in Iraq. You remember what the intelligence agencies were telling us in the war in Iraq? You remember […]