Opinion

A bawdy house of bad right-wing ideas

If you’re wondering where Congress’ next truly bad idea will come from, keep an eye on a secretive far-right-wing outfit called ALEC — the...

Building a global progressive network to combat fascism

We are witnessing an explosive revival of the far right across the globe. It is happening in Europe, Latin America, Russia, the Middle East...

Putting the Trump stamp on the public

This spring, President Trump created an inter-agency federal task force to propose structural reforms in the U.S. Postal Service. In only two months, the...

Letters: 12/13/18

Climate report, meet climate bill A new report on climate change and its effects, both already-occurring and projected, dropped on Black Friday. The report...

Déjà vu at U.N. climate talks

This year felt like déjà vu. On Dec. 10, I was again standing in line at the U.N. Climate Talks, waiting to disrupt the...

Opportunity zones: Who benefits?

The 2017 tax bill provides for the creation of “Opportunity Zones” (OZs) — economically distressed communities where as a result of investment in said...

Macron and les deplorables

French President Emmanuel Macron returned to Paris from the G20 Summit, where he reaffirmed France’s commitment to the Paris Climate Accord, to discover a...

Free the free press from Wall Street plunderers

A two-panel cartoon I recently saw showed a character with a sign saying: “First they came for the reporters.” In the next panel, his...

Letters: 12/6/2018

Solving poverty in the U.S. Thanks to Jim Hightower for pointing out the absurdity of the recent “poverty is over” announcement (Re: “Have you heard...

Have you heard the news? Poverty is over!

Someone needs to buy a Grassroots USA tour package for the members of Donald Trump’s Council of Economic Advisers, so they can at least...

Time to re-evaluate Saudi relationship

Mister Bone Saw. That’s what many people around the world are calling Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (or MBS). Growing evidence from various...

Letters: 11/29/18

Correction: The  Nov. 15 News story, “A return to legacy,” misstated the estimated lode of Bates Hunter Mine. It’s estimated worth is $2 billion....
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