Justice

Steve January 14, 2021

With much of corporate America vowing to withhold donations to Republican insurrectionists, party leaders have a choice to make. The Trump cult or the money? The money or the Trump cult? One hoped that love of country and its democratic institutions would have been reason enough to strongly condemn fellow Republicans who tried to overturn […]

Steve January 13, 2021

Outgoing President Donald Trump is reluctant to pay his longtime friend and personal attorney Rudy Giuliani for his legal services incurred while traveling on the president’s behalf to challenge election results in key states — and has instructed staff not to approve the fees, The Washington Post reported on Wednesday. “Though Trump has been exceptionally […]

Steve January 13, 2021

by Mona Lena Krook, Rutgers University Among the various forms of violence on display during the U.S. Capitol insurrection, one has been largely overlooked: misogyny, or hatred toward women. Yet behaviors and symbols of white male power were striking and persistent features of the riots. Members of the overwhelmingly male crowds defending a president well-known […]

Steve January 13, 2021

John Fogerty, the legendary former frontman of Creedence Clearwater Revival is no stranger to composing socially conscious tunes. Songs such as “Fortunate Son” and “Who’ll Stop the Rain” are timeless anthems that were written in response to the Vietnam War and President Richard Nixon’s administration. Concerning “Fortunate Son,” Fogerty issued a cease-and-desist order to Donald […]

Steve January 13, 2021

Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY) confirmed to MSNBC an earlier account by Rep. Mikie Sherrill (D-NJ) that pro-Trump insurrectionists were running a “reconnaissance tour” of the U.S. Capitol with a member of Congress the day before the deadly attack. “I can confirm that,” Rep. Maloney told MSNBC’s Nicolle Wallace on Wednesday. “I don’t have firsthand […]

Steve January 13, 2021

NEWS Published on January 13, 2021 Donald J. Trump on Wednesday became the only U.S. president to be impeached twice as House Democrats, joined by ten Republicans, charged the President of the United States with inciting the violent insurrection on Jan. 6 at the U.S. Capitol that eventually led to five deaths. Donald Trump is […]

Steve January 13, 2021

Reprinted with permission from Alternet Eric Trump is not happy with the growing number of businesses that have opted to sever ties with the Trump Organization following the storming of the Capitol incited last Wednesday by his father’s dangerous rhetoric. But f course he isn’t blaming Daddy for the consequences their family businesses are suffering. […]

Steve January 13, 2021

During the final days of Donald Trump’s presidency, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo renewed his efforts to incite greater conflict between the United States and Iran. He also used Voice of America (VOA) to broadcast a speech that a group of whistleblowers described as “political propaganda.” “I read that some VOA employees didn’t want me […]

Steve January 13, 2021

Reprinted with permission from Alternet As the House of Representatives prepared Tuesday night to vote on a resolution calling for Vice President Mike Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment and remove President Donald Trump from his position, the man first in line to the Oval Office wrote a letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi denying the […]