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Sexist, vulgar posts on women's marches rebound on officials

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A school board member in Hillary Clinton's hometown resigned after making a derogatory reference on Twitter to the female anatomy in describing women marching against President Donald Trump. An Illinois teacher was pulled from the classroom for a tweet deemed sexist. And a …

Social Media

Trump Finds The Weak Spot In Obama’s Protections For Scientists

<b>UPDATE</b> (Jan. 26, 3:44 p.m.): Bill Hall, deputy assistant secretary for public affairs at the Department of Health and Human Services, emailed us a …

Trump Administration

At one end of Trump's revived Keystone XL pipeline there is a scene you must see to believe

One is the contentious $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline, which would shuttle petroleum more than 1,100 miles, from North Dakota's Bakkan oil fields to holding tanks in Patoka, Illinois.<p>The other is the Keystone XL pipeline — a new segment of the existing Keystone Pipeline system, which begins in …

Oil Sands

Donald Trump, imperialist: Forget “isolationism” — Trump longs to build up our military and then use it

Trump’s “America First” talk doesn’t mean retrenchment. He just wants us to dominate everyone and rule the world<p>Donald Trump's inaugural address produced yet another torrent of commentary about his "populist, isolationist" ideology and what it means for the future of the republic and the world. …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump Preaches Angry Nationalism, While Practicing Goldman Sachs Capitalism

President Donald Trump’s inaugural address was fiery and nationalistic, a considerable departure from the traditional Republican Party embrace of the …

Everything we thought we knew about free trade is wrong

“I’m a free trader,” said Donald Trump, in his speech announcing his candidacy. That was in June 2015. Since then, he’s been singing a very different tune. Sounding more like a flannel-wearing protester than the ruthless tycoon of <i>The Apprentice,</i> Trump now says the US needs “fair trade, not free …

Economics