Series: Tales from the Trump Swamp

SocialistWorker.org writers dig up the dirt on Donald Trump and the swamp monsters that fill his new administration.
  • 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 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.

  • Ed Sec wanted, no experience required

    Betsy DeVos, Trump's choice for secretary of education, is a pro-charter conservative who wants to gut public education.

  • 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.

  • The burger bosses' dreams come true

    Trump's choice for Labor Secretary is a fast-food boss, and no amount of dish soap and hot water can wash the dirt off of him.

  • The torture presidency?

    The news that Trump wants to reinstate CIA black sites begs the question: Why is the administration so keen on restarting torture?

  • Meet Dr. "Poverty Is a Choice" Carson

    With Ben Carson taking over Housing and Urban Development, the prospects don't look good for affordable housing--or poor people.

  • The foxes tear down a flimsy henhouse fence

    Is it a surprise that an administration filled with banksters is unraveling the Dodd-Frank rules they opposed back on Wall Street?

  • Running the EPA...into the ground

    Trump's appointment of Scott Pruitt to head the EPA is another step in the energy giant's scorched-earth war on a warming planet.