Category Trump presidency
I’m a Child of Immigrants. And I Have a Plan to Fix Immigration. By Sonia Nazario, and End Project Streamline
Neither Democrats nor Republicans will like [the plan].. But it would be humane, it would adhere to the rule of law, and it would work.
It was a classic set-up, and it is patently obvious, in hindsight, that NATO’s Godfathers had no intention whatever of abiding by the solemn assurance that the alliance would “not expand one inch to the east.”
it’s pretty easy to find people who have been impacted by American airstrikes. It’s kind of shocking.
The drive to build nuclear reactors in Saudi Arabia is led by the half-wit son-in-law of the president, Jared Kushner, who met Tuesday with Salman in Riyadh, the Saudi capital, to discuss “ways to improve the condition of the entire region through economic investment,” according to the White House.
Tomgram: A Swiftian Modest Proposal for the President, Or How to Solve the Border and China Problems in One Swell Foop
As of 2019, despite moments of Trumpian braggadocio about a supposed $1.5 trillion infrastructure investment plan — largely a scam that has yet to arrive in Congress — the only kind of infrastructure still getting attention is, of course, the president’s great wall to nowhere.
Who has nuclear weapons? Officially, China, France, Russia, United Kingdom, and the United States. Also, India, Israel, and Pakistan
From the Hope in the Time of Trump conference three excellent speakers–sponsored by Yorkshire CMD.
The global arms trade is experiencing its greatest boom since the Cold War, fueled by horrific wars in the Middle East and revitalized power rivalries among China, Russia and the United States.
Juan Guaidó: The Man Who Would Be President of Venezuela Doesn’t Have a Constitutional Leg to Stand On
“We believe in the vote, in dialogue, we believe in coming to an understanding, we believe Venezuelans need to part ways with the extremist sectors that only offer hatred, revenge, lynching.” Claudio Fermin
Sorting Through the Lies About Venezuela and US Military Presence in Latin America and the Caribbean
Sorting Through the Lies About Venezuela (Portside) There is every reason to be concerned about the threat to Venezuela, given U.S. government hostility to any who seek to become independent of the U.S. or to direct economic activity to benefit local people rather than maximizing corporate profits. U.S. military presence in Latin America & the […]
For the majority of Americans, the 2020s will likely be remembered as a demoralizing decade of rising prices, stagnant wages, and fading international competitiveness.
“I think it’s very clear now that … the nuclear problem is coming back with a vengeance.”
Wellerstein pointed out that, owing in part to a decades-old aura of secrecy surrounding nuclear weapons, many people have a sense they aren’t well-informed on nuclear issues, with some Americans admitting they deliberately avoid nuclear weapons-related news.
It made our mass media pundits look like hardened fools. But they have kept spouting their nonsense anyway, hoping no one notices the soup dripping down their faces.
The New York Times loves NATO, but should you?
Critics, which include nearly all of the major veterans’ organizations, say that paying for care in the private sector would starve the 153-year-old veterans’ health care system, causing many hospitals to close.
RS: Adam Smith in “The Wealth of Nations” talked about, you know, the invisible hand; that no one should be able to control the action. But the multinational corporations, and they are dominant now—they want a hand. They want it controlled.
DM: They have an invisible hand through bribes. There isn’t a free market that we think, there isn’t free and fair competition. In fact, it’s all—I don’t want to say it’s all rigged, but it’s greatly rigged through bribes.