Barely a month into the Trump presidency, the elaborate lifestyle of America’s new first family is costing U.S. taxpayers far beyond what’s been typical for past presidents — a price tag that’s ballooning. 441 more words
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There’s a pretty good chance that sometime over the next few years something nasty will happen — a terrorist attack on a public place, an exchange of fire in the South China Sea, something. 375 more words
A descendent of Ukrainian refugees and World War II camp liberators sees in his family’s history an answer to rising anti-immigrant sentiment.
I woke up last night, as I have so often in recent months, in a state of panic. 1,872 more words
What Trump Doesn’t Get About Nukes - Bruce Blair. "The time to decide and act is now." Mikhail Gorbachev
Will Trump come to his senses in time to avert an arms race and a nuclear war?
Mikhail Gorbachev, the former Soviet premier, warned in an extraordinary article late last month that the “increasingly belligerent” tone of geopolitical debates looked to him “as if the world is preparing for war.” He urged the United Nations Security Council to “adopt a resolution stating that nuclear war is unacceptable and must never be fought.” 1,060 more words
The important thing is to keep saying no to each new outrage, and not to become complacent or inattentive.
The American courts have given us an extraordinary victory this week. 446 more words
It’s been a rollercoaster first two weeks with Donald Trump in the Oval Office.
In less than a fortnight, Trump has already offended Mexicans, offended Australians, offended Muslims and offended women. 356 more words
Dark Arts. How a dark money network is taking power on both sides of the Atlantic. - George Monbiot.
“Looking forward to working with you as the new UK government develops its trade policy priorities, including in high value areas that we discussed such as defence.” – Liam Fox, UK Secretary of State for International Trade… 645 more words