Topic: U.S. Politics

  • The millions who said "Not our president"

    The protesters marching on Inauguration Weekend outnumbered those gathered to celebrate Trump by at least 10 to 1.

  • Don't shame the first steps of a resistance

    The women's marches were the beginning, not the end, and it does no good to chastise participants for not being "woke" enough.

  • Didn't take long to see the real Donald Trump

    The first actions of the Trump administration proved that he couldn't care less about the "ordinary people" he claims to speak for.

  • Populism with a price tag

    Trump says he's giving power back to the people, but those "people" are the super-rich who footed the bill for his inauguration.

  • He made America protest again

    A torrent of humanity flooded through cities around the country to express their anger at Donald Trump--but also their joy at finding one another.

  • Setting out a left agenda in the Trump era

    A panel discussion on the night Trump took power focused on the threat he represents and the status quo that got us into this mess.

  • From hope to cynicism in the Obama era

    Obama's stature will grow with each passing day under his successor, but the fact is his presidency paved the way for Trump.

  • It's up to us to resist Trump

    We pledge to do everything in our power to make sure the inauguration protests mark not the high point, but the starting point of the anti-Trump resistance.

  • What is Turning Point USA?

    This recently formed right-wing campus group says it wants a "dialogue," but what it really wants is to spread its bigoted ideas.

  • Missing the real election sabotage

    The same politicians and media outlets shouting about Russian hackers are ignoring obvious evidence of racist voter suppression.

  • Do American spies have the goods on Russia?

    The allegations of Russian interference in the presidential election have caused a number of strange flip-flops in U.S. politics.

  • La solidaridad derrota al odio

    Necesitamos construir una resistencia contra Trump entre todos aquellos que tengamos un interés mutuo en luchar unidos.

  • The resistance after Inauguration Day

    Our side is the majority, and we have the power to stop Trump's agenda, but it will require that we get organized and fight back.

  • UC Davis takes on alt-right hate

    Student protesters at the University of California-Davis shut down a reactionary speaking event led by Milo Yiannopoulos.

  • Looking for villains everywhere but the mirror

    The revelations from hacked DNC e-mails didn't lose the election for the Democrats. Their neoliberal, pro-corporate, anti-worker policies did.

  • How we made Montana Nazis back down

    Neo-Nazis canceled a planned armed march on Martin Luther King Day in Montana, after antiracists made their opposition clear.

  • A racist in charge of our rights?

    Donald Trump calls his attorney general choice Jeff Sessions a "world-class legal mind," but world-class racist is more like it.

  • When celebrities take on Trump

    Meryl Streep challenged Donald Trump at the Golden Globes and sparked a debate about celebrities speaking against injustice.

  • La trampa trumponómica

    La promesa de Trump de estimular la economía para impulsar la creación de empleos es una cubierta para aun otro obsequio para los más ricos.

  • The general sense of fear under Trump

    Donald Trump's list of cabinet appointments is chock-full of CEOs, billionaires and generals--lots and lots of generals.

  • A defeat the Democrats deserved

    Failures of capitalist "democracy" are producing disillusion with mainstream politics and space for the far right to grow.

  • Where Trump and tech see eye to eye

    The president-elect's closed-door meeting with Democratic-supporting tech executives surprised some people, but it shouldn't have.

  • Plotting the points of a fightback

    Donald Trump, more than any other Republican president, could provoke mass opposition as a result of his overreach.

  • The Trumponomics con game

    Donald Trump's promises to heat up the U.S. economy in order to boost job creation is a cover for another massive handout to the wealthiest.

  • The big picture under Trump

    The next four years don't need to be defined one-sidedly as merely an unrelenting horror show orchestrated by Donald Trump.