Trump botched his COVID-19 response disastrously, so now he’s giving anti-China conspiracy theories the full weight of the U.S. government.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and her billionaire friends look at the state as a means to empower and enrich themselves. This hurts all of us.
Donald Trump isn’t the first president to threaten to cut funding from the World Health Organization (WHO), but he’s the first to actually do it.
Donald Trump could end up in court over his mishandling of the coronavirus.
As we take steps to control the virus, these devastating U.S. foreign policies need to be immediately reversed.
Warehousing people in unsanitary conditions and then deporting them to poor countries is a recipe for contagion.
For the far right, the pandemic is a chance to enact border controls and erode the rule of law. It could also expose their utter incompetence.
Withdrawing even some of the U.S. troops, planes, drones and bombers from Afghanistan will reduce the killing.
Trump has sent more new troops to the Middle East than he’s bringing home from Afghanistan.
There are few clearer ways to see an administration’s choices than its budget. Here’s what we found in the president’s.
As fears of a coronavirus pandemic grow, the exact agencies best suited to protect Americans from disease outbreaks are starving for funds.
Trump promised to keep his hands off of Medicaid, Medicare and Social Security—while also trying to cut them to pieces.
The president’s 2021 budget aims to cut funding for an already struggling State Department by $1.5 billion, and slash humanitarian aid by nearly 40 percent.
This year and beyond, it’s time to resist this militarized agenda and promote a moral budget that rises to the urgent crises of our time.
Progressive proposals are always met with affordability questions. Those same questions must be put to conservatives, starting with Trump’s 2021 budget.