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Trump’s Solar Tariffs Blamed for Billions in Shelved Clean Energy Projects

    Trump’s Solar Tariffs Blamed for Billions in Shelved Clean Energy Projects

Since President Donald Trump approved a “reckless” 30 percent tariff on imported panel materials in January, U.S. clean energy developers have shelved more than $2.5 billion in solar projects, moves that have cost thousands of American jobs, according to Reuters. The first company to fall victim to the Trump-imposed tariff—which will decline by five percent annually over a four-year…

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Pentagon Admits ‘No One Will Ever Know’ How Many Civilians US Has Killed Fighting ISIS

    Pentagon Admits ‘No One Will Ever Know’ How Many Civilians US Has Killed Fighting ISIS

WASHINGTON — Four years into America’s assault on the Islamic State, the Pentagon now acknowledges it has no idea how many civilians it has killed during its campaign to defeat ISIS. In fact, the United States military will never know how many civilians it killed, the Pentagon admitted on Tuesday. The shocking admission comes on…

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As Civil Rights Cases Are Dismissed, National Groups Take on DeVos

    As Civil Rights Cases Are Dismissed, National Groups Take on DeVos

Weeks after civil rights advocates began receiving notifications from the Department of Education that their cases regarding discrimination in schools were being dismissed, three national groups filed a lawsuit Thursday arguing that the department’s new complaint guidelines are undermining its own obligation to investigate civil rights violations. “You don’t have be an attorney to know…

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Iran To File Lawsuit Against “ISIS Founder”: United States

    Iran To File Lawsuit Against “ISIS Founder”: United States

After a US federal judge in New York ordered Iran to pay billions of dollars to the families of victims of the September 11 terror attacks earlier this month in a largely symbolic default judgement, Iran is reportedly prepping to sue Washington for terror attacks carried out against Tehran within the last year. Iran says the US…

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Trump Announces Full Pardon for ‘Openly Racist’ Right-Wing Propagandist Dinesh D’Souza

  Trump Announces Full Pardon for ‘Openly Racist’ Right-Wing Propagandist Dinesh D’Souza

President Donald Trump announced in a tweet on Thursday that he will fully pardon the “openly racist” right-wing propagandist Dinesh D’Souza, who pleaded guilty to campaign finance violations in 2014 and has—in just the past year—mocked school shooting survivors, circulated anti-semitic lies, and suggested that the white supremacist Charlottesville rally was “staged.” Will be giving a Full…

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Trump Plans Total Ban on German Luxury Carmakers From US Market

  Trump Plans Total Ban on German Luxury Carmakers From US Market

Having cornered his European allies over the Iran sanctions, and tightened his grip on the EU economy over metals tariffs, an exclusive report by German magazine WirtschaftsWoche claims that President Trump is taking direct aim at Merkel and is preparing to impose a total ban on German luxury carmakers from the U.S. market. Citing several unnamed U.S. and…

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Trump Loves Goods from China — As Long as they Make Him Richer

  Trump Loves Goods from China — As Long as they Make Him Richer

Donald Trump built no small part of his political brand railing against Chinese industry—so much so that The Huffington Post once published a supercut of the president sneering the word “China” dozens and dozens of times, for three full minutes. While Trump’s highly charged language about China “raping our country” showcased the president’s usual xenophobia, the part about lost…

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The Spooks Spooking Themselves

  The Spooks Spooking Themselves

With the news that a Cambridge academic-cum-spy named Stefan Halper infiltrated the Trump campaign, the role of the intelligence agencies in shaping the great Russiagate saga is, at last, coming into focus. It’s looking more and more massive.  The intelligence agencies initiated reports that Donald Trump was colluding with Russia, they nurtured them and helped them…

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Germany Commits to Iran’s Economic Development, Further Proving Trump’s Sanctions Aren’t Working

  Germany Commits to Iran’s Economic Development, Further Proving Trump’s Sanctions Aren’t Working

Despite Trump’s best efforts to isolate Iran through the imposition of sanctions both on Iran and any government or business doing commerce with Iran, its partners in the JCPOA, which Trump unilaterally withdrew the US from a few weeks ago, are committed to preserving both the nuclear accord and their business ties with Iran. German Foreign Minister Heiko…

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Trump Set to Recognize Israel’s Claim to Occupied Golan Heights and Its Sizable Oil Reserves

  Trump Set to Recognize Israel’s Claim to Occupied Golan Heights and Its Sizable Oil Reserves

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL – While President Trump has reneged on many of his campaign promises — namely, those more populist and non-interventionist in nature — he has undeniably fulfilled those that appealed to his pro-Israel, Zionist supporters. First, Trump announced late last year that his administration would officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.…

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