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Unsettling Trump Mural Greets Children at Detention Center in Former Walmart

    Unsettling Trump Mural Greets Children at Detention Center in Former Walmart

Children who are taken to the former Walmart which now serves as a detention center for young immigrants in Brownsville, Texas, are greeted by a mural of the man responsible for their incarceration—President Donald Trump. MSNBC journalist Jacob Soboroff was given a tour of the facility, now known as Casa Padre. He shared images of the mural, which…

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Democrats Are Putting Partisanship and Power Before Peace

    Democrats Are Putting Partisanship and Power Before Peace

When Richard Nixon returned to Washington after his historic 1972 trip to China, he was welcomed with strong support from Democrats. “From the initial Congressional reaction, it was apparent that the President, home from his China trip, would find broad bipartisan support for his move toward closer relations with Peking,” The New York Times reported on Feb. 29,…

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Pro-War Liberals Resist Trump’s Modest Accomplishments at North Korea Summit

    Pro-War Liberals Resist Trump’s Modest Accomplishments at North Korea Summit

SENTOSA ISLAND, SINGAPORE – The summit between the leaders of the United States and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea at Singapore’s Sentosa Island has come and gone. While it may not have been the comprehensive solution to all outstanding issues between the two countries, it surely has lived up to the hype befitting a…

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Trump-Kim Summit Raises Cautious Hopes for Peace

    Trump-Kim Summit Raises Cautious Hopes for Peace

In time it will become evident whether the joint statement signed by U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jung-un on Tuesday will lead to a formal end to the Korean War, denuclearization of the Korean peninsula and an end what the North sees as U.S. provocations against Pyongyang. On the morning after,…

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Picking Up Where Obama Left Off: Trump’s Justice Department Seizes Reporters’ Records

  Picking Up Where Obama Left Off: Trump’s Justice Department Seizes Reporters’ Records

Carl Bernstein, the journalist famous for exposing details related to the Watergate scandal, was on MSNBC and described the United States Justice Department’s seizure of phone records of reporters as a “matter of policy” that went all the way up to the president. “The object of it is to try and intimidate people who talk…

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Someone Tell Trump: There Is No ‘Get Out of Jail Free’ Card for Presidents

  Someone Tell Trump: There Is No ‘Get Out of Jail Free’ Card for Presidents

Someone needs to alert Donald Trump: there is no “Get Out of Jail Free” card just for being president. According to Trump’s Twitter feed, he believes that he has an absolute right to pardon himself of any crimes for which he might be charged while serving in office. He’s not alone in this imperial belief. Two of Trump’s…

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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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