Topic: Trump administration

  • The vote against Trump and what it means

    The defeat of the Republicans in last week's elections can give people greater confidence to resist--and not just by casting a vote one day a year.

  • One year after hell froze over

    One year after the nightmare of Election Night, it's easy to still feel shock at how a moral monstrosity came to occupy the world's most powerful office.

  • A CIA that isn't afraid to torture?

    How does CIA Director Mike Pompeo's promise of a more "vicious" agency fit with the agency's dark history of violence?

  • Will Mueller get the goods to take out Trump?

    It would be nice to see Trump and Co. held accountable for some of their crimes--but waiting for the establishment to do the job is a recipe for failure.

  • From breaking the silence to building resistance

    From NFL players taking a knee to the #MeToo statements about sexual assault, we’re seeing the steps that can lead toward a lasting resistance.

  • Our resistance in the era of political whiplash

    Every week--sometimes every day--brings a new outrage of the Trump era, but we can respond by building a left united behind solidarity and struggle.

  • The reasons one bigot pardoned another

    Donald Trump's pardoning of racist Sheriff Joe Arpaio was a calculated show of support meant to embolden the right, and a slap in the face to those who care about justice.

  • Una resistencia antiimperialista

    Una oposición efectiva a Trump y a la derecha debe desafiar no sólo su agenda doméstica, sino además sus planes para reforzar el imperialismo.

  • Will Trump last the year?

    Political leaders and corporate executives are fleeing the Trump White House like the proverbial sinking ship. But the vessel may not go down just yet.

  • White (House) supremacists

    If the far right has been emboldened to spew its bigotry, they have the racists of the Trump administration to thank for it.

  • John Kelly is no "moderate"

    Don't expect Trump’s new chief of staff to bring "nuance" or "moderation" to the White House--he's a fanatical reactionary.

  • The resistance needs to be anti-imperialist

    Those who want to oppose Donald Trump and the right wing have to challenge not just their domestic agenda, but their program for U.S. imperialism.

  • Ten days that Mooched the world

    In his brief time in the spotlight, Anthony "The Mooch" Scaramucci told us a lot about how Donald Trump and his administration view democracy.

  • The truth about Trump's golden boy

    Jared Kushner is the pampered heir of a business empire, but that's not the only thing he has in common with his father-in-law.

  • Holding out a helping hand to the banksters

    The head of the Treasury office in charge of regulating banks has a lot of experience... protecting banks from Treasury regulations.

  • Washington's love affair with tyrants

    It's always been the foreign policy of the U.S. government to overthrow elected governments and prop up dictatorships.

  • What we'll need to take on the right

    The success of a mobilization to protest Trump in Connecticut gave activists a sense of confidence about confronting the right.

  • Unifying to resist Trump in Connecticut

    Some 350 people protested Donald Trump's recent commencement speech at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in Connecticut.

  • Trump anoints the duke of vote suppression

    Trump's choice to lead the Commission on Election Integrity, Kris Kobach, has years of experience—concocting and imposing racist voting rules.

  • Can Humpty Trumpty be put together again?

    Donald Trump's presidency unraveled to a spectacular degree in a matter of one week, but what happens next can't be left to official Washington.

  • The arrogance of the completely corrupt

    The bumbling of the White House during the Comey firing would be laughable if not for the frightening picture it reveals of how the administration operates.

  • Is there a ruling-class resistance to Trump?

    Even as Trump makes one blunder after another, he is creating ominous common ground with sections of the establishment.

  • Trump takes aim at libraries

    Donald Trump's "America First" budget puts working-class communities last--with drastic cuts to library funding.

  • Washington's cynical use of refugee children

    Donald Trump's hypocrisy--expressing pity for Syrian "babies" while keeping U.S. borders closed to them--isn't unique to the Republicans.

  • Trump and the global disorder

    A European socialist considers the implications of Trump's election outside the U.S. in a world of crisis and instability.