Tag Archives: trump administration

Chris Hedges | The Elites Won’t Save Us 

The tension between the Trump White House and segments of the establishment, including the courts, the intelligence community and the State Department, has been misconstrued as evidence that the elites will remove Trump from power.

David Price | Rogue Elephant Rising: The CIA as Kingslayer

Price: I know no reason to trust the CIA and other intelligence agencies any more than we trust Trump.

Jeremy Scahill | Seymour Hersh Blasts Media for Uncritically Promoting Russian Hacking Story

Hersh denounced news organizations as “crazy town” for their uncritical promotion…

Raimondo and Swanson | Two independent media views about the firing of Mike Flynn

The ousting of Mike Flynn takes us down the road to a police state.

The Rage of Caliban: Identity Politics, the Travel Ban, and the Shifting Ideological Framework of the Resistance

Islamophobia is not the same thing as racism, just as fascism is not the same thing as Hate. Any effective resistance to Trump’s agenda will have to go much further than the official opposition rhetoric that invites us to conflate these things. By PETER GAFFNEY  Counterpunch  February 16, 2017    The travel ban was a […]

Murtaza Hussain | Trump’s Rhetoric on “Radical Islam” Undermines Counterextremism Programs in U.S.

Never popular in the first place, domestic counterextremism programs are now likely to become much more aggressive and bellicose.

Mike Madden | Senior Advisor Sharon Burke at New America Says Ending the Worst Excesses of the War on Terror, Including Torture, Would Be “Concessions to ISIS”

What likely concerns Ms. Burke, is that social media is further from government control than is the traditional media.

Wm. O. Beeman | Trump Administration Risks War with Iran Over Nothing

Once again, the United States is singling out and targeting Iran on highly questionable grounds without any real authority.

Evergreene Digest: U.S. Veterans Just Turned Against Donald Trump and It Is Going Viral

In just his third day in office, Donald Trump screwed hundreds of thousands of veterans out of better pay, and thousands more out of potential jobs.

Henry A. Giroux | White Nationalism in the Oval Office and the Suppression of Dissent

Trump’s trash-tweeting mimics the hate-filled discourse and threats of violence in which he often engaged during the presidential primary campaign — only now he has a much broader audience

On Pivoting: Ideas on Organizing During a Trump Administration

We have observed that the incoming administration does not respect the right to protest and responds aggressively to dissent.