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New Details Alleged in Scheme to Make Millions Off Trump's Border Wall in Texas

New Details Alleged in Scheme to Make Millions Off Trump’s Border Wall in Texas

A small fence separates densely populated Tijuana, Mexico, right, from the United States in the Border Patrol’s San Diego Sector. Construction is underway to extend a secondary fence over the top of this hill and eventually to the Pacific Ocean …
EPA, Rollback of EPA

What It’s Like Inside the Trump Administration’s Regulatory Rollback at the EPA

Betsy Southerland knew something was wrong the moment she walked into her office at the Environmental Protection Agency. It was 8 a.m. on a Thursday in April and already, her team was waiting at her door, computer printouts in hand …
income inequality

Don’t Listen to the Rich: Inequality is Bad for Everyone

Chris Doucouliagos, Deakin University A world where a few people have most of the wealth motivates others who are poor to strive to earn more. And when they do, they’ll invest in businesses and other areas of the economy. That’s …
Trump, FBI

Trump and Nunes Torch Tradition of Trust Between Congress and FBI

Trump with FBI Director Christopher Wray on Dec. 15, 2017. AP Photo/Evan Vucci Douglas M. Charles, Pennsylvania State University President Donald Trump’s attacks on the FBI may have reached a climax. In an apparent attempt to discredit Robert Mueller’s Russia …
State of the Union

Donald Trump Made the State of the Union Unwatchable

Julia Peetz, University of Surrey People like to argue that there is too much performance in politics – that especially in the era of Donald Trump, political coverage is fixated on personality at the expense of policy. Hillary Clinton, for …
dreamers, daca, path to citizenship

Trump’s Path to Citizenship Will Leave Out Nearly Half of All Dreamers

Kevin Johnson, University of California, Davis Which “Dreamers” will be given legal recourse to stay in the U.S., and which ones will be left out? This is the central question surrounding current debate in Washington over a group of undocumented …
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Here’s How Workers Would Spend the Corporate Tax Cut

Having a bullhorn is nice, but workers need more to elevate their voices. AP Photo/David Goldman) Thomas Kochan, MIT Sloan School of Management Over 200 CEOs have said they will raise wages or give bonuses as a result of the …
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Trump’s Travel Ban is Legalize Discrimination Against Muslims

Basima Sisemore, University of California, Berkeley and Rhonda Itaoui, Western Sydney University On Jan. 19, a year after President Donald Trump’s first travel ban was issued, the Supreme Court agreed to hear arguments against the latest third version signed by …
The State of the US Solar Industry

The State of the US Solar Industry

Dedicating a 31-kilowatt photovoltaic array at Rainshadow Community Charter High School, in Reno, Nevada.BlackRock Solar, CC BY Joshua D. Rhodes, University of Texas at Austin Editor’s note: On Jan. 22, 2018, the Trump administration announced plans to impose punitive duties …
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Treasury Secretary Mnuchin’s Weak-Dollar Myopia is Dangerous

AP Photo/Markus Schreiber Benjamin J. Cohen, University of California, Santa Barbara Breaking with long-standing tradition, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin endorsed the weakening of the dollar as “good” for the United States. Speaking during a panel at the World Economic …
palestine, aid, Palestinian refugees

Trump Cuts Aid to Palestinian Refugees Throwing Their Future into Doubt

Protesting the Trump administration’s decision in Bethlehem. EPA/Abed Al Hashlamoun Anne Irfan, University of Sussex The Trump administration has announced that it will drastically cut its donations to the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near …
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‘Shithole Countries’: Trump Uses the Rhetoric of Dictators

A day after Donald Trump met with Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg, he told lawmakers the U.S. should have more immigrants from places like Norway and not “shithole” countries like Haiti. AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) Henry Giroux, McMaster University George …
Useful Idiot, Uses for Trump

Trump is an Unfit President – When Will His Backers Run Out of Uses for Him?

Scott Lucas, University of Birmingham A week after the release of a book depicting him as not intelligent enough and not mentally fit to be trusted as commander-in-chief, Donald Trump has done it again. On the same day he cancelled …
Donald Trump, Trump Shutdown, GOP Shutdown

Shutdown Under a Unified Government? Blame Trump

Jennifer Victor, George Mason University Government shutdowns are rare. This one is unique because the U.S. has never before experienced a shutdown under a unified government, a time when the White House and Congress are controlled by the same party …
Women's March 2018

Amazing Images from the 2018 Women’s March

Check out these amazing images from the 2018 Women’s March. Which took place across America and the world. In New York, women gather by the thousands for #WomensMarch2018 https://t.co/CVhpwEsjQh pic.twitter.com/XtbVOuRRBI — Los Angeles Times (@latimes) January 20, 2018 #WomensMarch2018 #WomensMarchNYC …
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A Year of Trump: How His Incendiary Style Took the Place of Substance

Clodagh Harrington, De Montfort University Anyone looking for a visual representation of Donald Trump’s first year in office need only behold Time magazine’s cover marking the anniversary. Composed by artist Edel Rodriguez, it depicts Trump as a furious, bellowing mouth, …
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The #TrumpShutdown Will Hurt the US Economy

Scott R. Baker, Northwestern University The federal government is on the brink of shutting down for the first time in a little more than four years after Republicans and Democrats appeared unable to agree on a last-minute deal to keep …
dreamers, american economy

‘Dreamers’ Could Boost the US Economy if Allowed to Stay

Amy Hsin, City University of New York Earlier this month, hopes were high that a bipartisan deal could be reached to resolve the fate of the “Dreamers,” the millions of undocumented youth who were brought to the U.S. as children …
Donald Trump, Impeach, Odds of Impeachment

What are the Odds of Trump Surviving 2018 in Office? Here are the Numbers

Joseph Sohm/Shutterstock.com Christoph Siemroth, University of Essex Donald Trump has been under constant fire from critics since he began his campaign in the summer of 2015, and his presidency has so far been perhaps the most chaotic and bizarre in …
New Ways Scientists Can Help Put Science Back into Popular Culture

New Ways Scientists Can Help Put Science Back into Popular Culture

Clifford Johnson, University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences How often do you, outside the requirements of an assignment, ponder things like the workings of a distant star, the innards of your phone camera, or …

We Are Bernie

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Why Bernie Sanders Will Win the 2020 Presidential Election

This is the first year of the Trump Presidency and it has brought with it a series of changes that …
Bernie Sanders, Feminism, Hillary Clinton

Bernie Sanders isn’t a Woman, but is He a Better Feminist than Hillary Clinton?

Cynthia Weber, University of Sussex Pundits in the U.S. see Hillary Clinton in deep trouble with women voters after her …
Bernie Bros, Bernie Bro, Post Mortem, Debunking Bernie Bros

One Year in Review: The Bernie Bro Myth

It’s been a year since the election of Donald Trump and I figured it would be a good time to …
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What is the Difference Between Democratic Socialism and Socialism?

There has been quite some mayhem when it comes to Bernie Sanders referring to himself as a Democratic Socialist. The …
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The Truth About the Justice Democrats

About the Justice Democrats The Democratic Party used to be the party for the downtrodden, workers, and minority in the …
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Liberal Media Must Put its Money Where its Mouth is

Des Freedman, Goldsmiths, University of London The success of Donald Trump and the Brexit vote shocked a lot of people …
working class

Trump’s Plan Abandons His Working-Class Supporters

Steven Pressman, Colorado State University President Donald Trump heralded his new tax plan as relief for the middle class, revenue-neutral …

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