Michael Rawles

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Betsy DeVos’ vision goes beyond privatizing education — and she’s alarmingly close to realizing it

<b>(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)</b><p>Critics wrote DeVos off as a nitwit. But she’s playing a long game, and winning<p>Jennifer Berkshire<p>October 7, 2017 9:59am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>If Betsy DeVos enjoys the occasional quaff of champagne on her private jet, the recent news that the Supreme …

Exiles on Pennsylvania Avenue: How Jared and Ivanka Were Repelled by Washington’s Elite

“What is off-putting about them,” one political veteran told me, “is they do not grasp their essential irrelevance. They think they are special.”<p>I. Air Force One<p>Donald Trump hoped the trip would draw a line under the Russia story, which had hounded his candidacy and was now damaging his presidency. …

Knicks Again Find Themselves at a Crossroads for Free Agency

The Phil Jackson era is over, ending just in time for the chaos of free agency, which begins at 12:01 a.m. Saturday. And as is almost always the case, the Knicks find themselves at a crossroads.<p>They could use help at point guard and on the wings and, for that matter, need someone to replace Jackson …

Trump comes close to finding his red line in Syria

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump, in a late Monday night statement signed by his press secretary, signaled his intentions in Syria's ongoing conflict, telegraphing that the United States is aware of "potential preparations for another chemical weapons attack" carried out by President …

Industries That Will Suffer the Most From Trump's Deportation Plans

<i>This article originally appeared on</i> The Motley Fool.<p>In response to an executive order issued in January by President Donald Trump, the Department of …