Even if the Pentagon budget were cut in half, the United States would still outspend China, Russia, Iran, and North Korea combined.
The crux of America’s crisis: Our system of government was designed to constrain power, but Trump doesn’t want his power to be constrained.
Only once in our history—in 1861—did enough of us distrust the system so much we succumbed to civil war.
The president's megalomania means there is no clear strategy.
Trump doesn’t want his base to know that the only way they can permanently become better off is by reining in the ownership class.
Trumponomics is a thin veneer of an excuse for giving America’s rich whatever they want, while sticking it to everyone else.
To Trump and his merry band of climate-change deniers, boosting coal is fine. Helping solar is an unwarranted interference in the free market.
Trump will do anything to maintain his power—even sacrifice American democracy.
Trump and Fox News turned humiliating people into an art form.
He is degrading the core institutions and values of our democracy. But America is fighting back.
Fox News is Trump’s propaganda arm—and both will do anything to boost ratings.
Shkreli will do whatever it takes to win. His kind can be found on Wall Street, in Hollywood, in Silicon Valley, and in Washington.
We’re living in a jungle where only the most unscrupulous get ahead.
The era we’re living in offers many illustrations of greed, narcissism and hatefulness.
Get active and make it harder for Trump to damage America.
Buybacks don’t mean new equipment, research or factories. They don’t add jobs or raise wages.
Trump’s divide-and-conquer strategy is destroying our tolerance of opposing views.
These essential safety nets need to be strengthened, not cut.
America was built by ambitious people from all over the world, not by global capital.
He has thrown GOP principles out the window to get elected.
The big investors are the ones who invested in getting Trump and the Republicans into office.
He has an uncanny ability to discover people’s fears, anxieties, prejudices, and darkest desires.
Twenty campaign promises Trump has broken.
The biggest winners will be the Koch brothers, Peter Thiel, Sheldon Adelson, Woody Johnson and Carl Icahn.