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Jake Johnson: ‘I Don’t F—ing Care That They Have Weapons’: Trump Wanted Security to Let Armed Supporters March on Capitol

Hutchinson’s chilling testimony leaves no doubt: President Trump led a criminal conspiracy to overturn the 2020 election.

June 29, 2022 · Leave a comment

Video: Michael Luttig, Who Advised Pence’s Team in Lead-Up to Jan. 6, Speaks Out

In this expansive interview, former federal judge Michael Luttig says he believes America is in the midst of the first constitutional crisis in its history:“I believe that the Constitution never contemplated, and therefore didn’t provide for, process and mechanisms to withstand an attack on America and her democratic processes from within.”

June 11, 2022 · Leave a comment

Erica Etelson: In order to transcend Trumpism, we must tend to suffering — not celebrate it

Our survival as a species depends on our ability to turn away from the delusion of sweet revenge, and show compassion for those we may dislike or detest.

May 19, 2022 · 2 Comments

George Yancy: If the State of the World Makes You Want to Scream, You’re Not Alone

We must face the weight of such social evils and be prepared to also face the ways in which we are complicit with them, especially when we are often indifferent.

April 16, 2022 · Leave a comment

John Nagl and Paul Yingling: An Open Letter to General Milley

If Donald Trump refuses to leave office at the expiration of his constitutional term, the United States military must remove him by force, and you must give that order.

August 24, 2020 · Leave a comment

Richard Gunderman: The ‘first scientist’s’ 800-year-old tonic for what ails us: The truth

In times like these, we urgently need leaders who know what they are talking about and whose commitment to truth exceeds their loyalty to party or person – among them, the sort of people long known as scientists…

May 6, 2020 · Leave a comment

John Feffer: The President as Political Hit Man

Donald Trump attempts to take out his electoral adversaries one by one, Mafia-style.

March 11, 2020 · Leave a comment

George Monbiot: The Roots of Fascism

Some countries, separately and together, are beginning to head towards the darkest of all political places.

February 17, 2020 · 7 Comments

Daniel R. Cobb: Time to Breathe

I don’t know about you, but it seems to me that life has been far more stressful over these last… oh… two years?  The continuous meltdown in DC sends shockwaves around … Continue reading

December 28, 2018 · 5 Comments

Marc Jampole: Who Should the Democrats nominate for President?

The Democrats are blessed with a large number of candidates whose experience, politics and personality make them qualified to assume the office of the presidency. Even if we rule out … Continue reading

December 17, 2018 · 12 Comments

Tom Engelhardt: What Will Donald Trump Be Remembered For?

The World According to The Don(ald) I know you won’t believe me. Not now, not when everything Donald Trump does — any tweet, any insult at any rally — is … Continue reading

October 8, 2018 · 1 Comment

Christine Hanna: Trump Supporters Infuriated Me. But Then Van Jones Changed My Mind

I saw shades of the men in my own life in Jones’ story, and deeper understanding set in. Several weeks ago, I found myself at a retreat center in the … Continue reading

December 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

Marc Jampole: The Moral Aspect of Tax Policy

How much do the “deserving” rich really deserve? Not as much as they think. As Donald Trump and Republicans roll out their proposal to provide wealthy people with a massive … Continue reading

October 2, 2017 · 4 Comments

Jose Padua: Restraint

It takes great effort on my part, walking the colorful, tree-lined streets on these fresh and beautiful new spring days, not to turn to the next person coming my way, … Continue reading

April 10, 2017 · 1 Comment

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