The Anderson File

The war on unions rages on

On Feb. 26, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in Janus v. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME). The Washington Post...

Coors, Fox, Watergate and Trump… Oh my!

Fox News personality Geraldo Rivera recently told network host Sean Hannity that President Nixon would have survived the Watergate scandal if Fox News had...

Trump’s war on workers

Trump proclaims himself the savior of the screwed-over “forgotten men and women” of the working class. Every day, he hogs the media spotlight with...

Trump and the neo-Nazi investment adviser

Shortly before the 2016 vote, far right militias were preparing to defend Donald Trump in case the election was stolen by Hillary Clinton. That’s...

Russian Revolution turns 100, Soviet Union collapse turns 25

There was no official commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution last year. Vladimir Putin’s spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, asked, “What is there to...

Starting at the grassroots

Many on the Left approach the coming year with trepidation but also some hope. The Democratic victories in November were encouraging and the election...

Tax cut madness

It’s difficult to exaggerate the significance of what the Republicans are trying to do with their grotesque and brazen tax scam. They are determined...

Hope — if we are committed

In the last several years, a new conventional wisdom has emerged in the West about conflict in the Middle East. World leaders, public intellectuals,...

The pendulum swings

A year after Trump was elected president, we finally have something to smile about. This month’s elections brought a tidal wave of victories for Democrats...

Fracking: Too late for ‘small and easy progress’

Across the globe, the movement to ban fracking is growing. France, Germany, Scotland, Ireland and the Netherlands have stopped this dangerous practice. So have...

Helping heal the wounds of division

The massive 10-part PBS documentary series on the Vietnam War by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick starts by saying the war  was “begun in...

Bernie’s foreign policy looking better everyday

Filmmaker Michael Moore says Trump “will take us to war.” He’s afraid that centrist liberals and the mainstream media will support him like they...
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