Switching Sides: America and Russia in US Public Opinion

Switching Sides: America and Russia in US Public Opinion

Once upon a time in the US you could fairly predict what Americans believe about Russia. Their beliefs would parallel their views of the USSR during t...

April 12th, 2017 |  


Find the adults and get them in the room

Find the adults and get them in the room

Trump attacks others, from the Pope to Gold Star families, on a routine basis, often based on no evidence, exaggerated claims, and he claims trends ba...

April 11th, 2017 |  


A Special Loophole for Trump’s Millionaire Cabinet

A Special Loophole for Trump’s Millionaire Cabinet

The wealth of Donald Trump’s proposed cabinet is unprecedented. According to the Boston Globe, Trump and his top nominees are together worth ove...

April 11th, 2017 |  


The History of Taxes, in One Mega-Rich Family

The History of Taxes, in One Mega-Rich Family

David Rockefeller has just passed away.You may have already heard that news. You may have not. America’s major media outlets haven’t treat...

April 11th, 2017 |  


A New Way to Close the Gender Pay Gap

A New Way to Close the Gender Pay Gap

Once again, Equal Pay Day passed. Never heard of it? If you’re a working woman or someone who cares about the working women in your life, you ne...

April 11th, 2017 |  


My Autistic Child Isn’t ‘Diseased’

My Autistic Child Isn’t ‘Diseased’

Finding out that your child is autistic is usually presented as a disaster, a financial and emotional drain that needs a long period of grief to come ...

April 11th, 2017 |  


Job-killing Lyin’ King president

Job-killing Lyin’ King president

Trump’s budget is out, his Trumpcare bill is introduced, and between them they are astonishingly stupid and promise-breaking. Featured are just ...

April 11th, 2017 |  


The Trouble with Trump’s ‘Alternative Facts’

The Trouble with Trump’s ‘Alternative Facts’

About an hour after Donald Trump was sworn in, I was having lunch with my wife and our five-month-old. As we picked at our food outside my office in D...

April 11th, 2017 |  


This Man May Be Trump’s Most Dangerous Cabinet Pick

This Man May Be Trump’s Most Dangerous Cabinet Pick

President-elect Donald Trump recently picked Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions as his nominee for U.S. attorney general, a position that leads the Departm...

April 11th, 2017 |  


Draining the Swamp: A How-To Guide

Draining the Swamp: A How-To Guide

When President-elect Donald Trump talked about “draining the swamp,” it evoked the way Bernie Sanders talks about how the system is rigged...

April 10th, 2017 |