Pete Lindemann

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Democratic socialism surging in the age of Trump

PORTLAND, Maine — Last Friday, Maine Democrat Zak Ringelstein wasn’t ready to consider himself a formal member of the Democratic Socialists of …

Middle-class

Treasury moves to protect identities of "dark money" donors

Politically active nonprofit groups no longer have to disclose their financial donors to the Internal Revenue Service tax authorities, a move that …

Internal Revenue Service

Forget Impeachment — Here Are 7 Other Ways Donald Trump’s Presidency Might Go Down in Flames

There’s an ironclad rule with Republican presidents — the greater their authoritarianism and incompetence, the more spectacular the destruction they …

Donald Trump

Former Fox News reporter warns that Trump team is ‘still colluding’ with the Russians

Carl Cameron: Trump "is enabling the biggest cyberattack in U.S. history."<p>Former Fox News Channel chief political correspondent Carl Cameron has a …

Donald Trump

As 'Petulant' Democratic Elites Howl in Protest, DNC Panel Gives Plan to Gut Power of Superdelegates Final Approval

In the face of fervent opposition from Democratic elites clinging desperately to their undue influence over the direction of the party, the …

Middle-class

Democrats Take Major Step to Reduce Role of Superdelegates

Democratic Party officials took a major step Wednesday toward sharply reducing the role and influence of powerful political insiders in the presidential nominating process, a change sought by Senator Bernie Sanders and many other liberals after the 2016 campaign.<p>These insiders, called …

Government

Scientists Harvest Hydrogen from Water in Microgravity, a Nifty Trick for Deep-Space Travel

A team of scientists announced they have harvested hydrogen from water in microgravity—a proof-of-principle test that may one day lead to a way to …

Nature Communications

Iran: Trump's Tweets have added $10 to cost of Oil, Upping cost of Gasoline

From Informed Comment<p>Trump Still Using His Private Non-Secure Cell Phone, Creating HUGE National Security Problems<br>(Image by YouTube, Channel: The …

Oil

The Grown-Up Way To Drink Tequila

Are you ready to put those tequila-shot nightmares to bed? Yeah, we are too. There are plenty of easy recipes out there that will help you take your …

drinktequila

Trump campaign claimed they'd 'buy American', so why is a Chinese factory churning out Trump flags?

Donald Trump's 2020 re-election campaign is already well underway—and got underway almost immediately after the 2016 elections, though primarily as a …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump's administration acts like the Taliban. The only difference? We voted for our leaders

'America, as a nation, must accept responsibility for the emergence of the racist, xenophobic, bigoted and misogynist cult of power also known as the Trump presidency.'<p>Recently the U.S. government displayed naked hypocrisy. On June 19, Nikki Haley, America’s representative at the United Nations, …

Donald Trump

Manafort bank fraud trial does have Trump campaign connection, Mueller's team says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Prosecutors for special counsel Robert Mueller intend to present evidence at the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort that a banking executive allegedly helped Manafort obtain loans of approximately $16 million while the banker sought a role in the Trump campaign.<p>Manafort …

Donald Trump

Clouds Are No Problem for New Bacteria-Powered Solar Panels

A pretty useful trick.<p>Researchers at the University of British Columbia have developed a new kind of solar cell that can convert sunlight into electricity, but instead of using electronics like most solar cells, this particular invention relies on bacteria.<p>Many bacteria are already capable of …

Clean Energy

HIV vaccine on horizon as jab triggers immunity in humans and stops monkeys being infected

A vaccine against HIV is on the horizon after scientists showed a new drug triggered a protective immune response in humans and stopped two thirds of monkeys becoming infected.<p>In the 35 years since the HIV epidemic began, just four vaccines have been tested on humans, with the best only lowering …

Public Health

The German Enabling Act of 1933 and the USA Enabling Decision of 2018

- Advertisement -<p>Either this nation will kill racism or racism will kill this …

Communist Party

Drug gets body cells to 'eat and destroy' cancer

<b>Scientists have designed a special type of drug that helps the body eat and destroy cancerous cells.</b><p>The treatment boosts the action of white blood cells, called macrophages, that the immune system uses to gobble up unwanted invaders.<p>Tests in mice showed the therapy worked for aggressive breast and …

Immunotherapy

World's worst negotiator forces allies into trade war, thinks it makes him look strong

Donald Trump is digging in on his trade war even as some of the United States’ strongest allies push back harder, with the European Union calling …

Donald Trump

Children drop to ground crying as 'lunatic' Trump supporter pulls gun on peaceful immigration protest in Alabama

A peaceful Alabama protest of President Trump’s extremist immigration policy was allegedly terrorized by a Trump supporter who started an argument …

Donald Trump

Plastic-eating bacteria discovered by student could help solve global pollution crisis

A student may have found a solution to one of the world’s most urgent environmental crises – breeding bacteria capable of “eating” plastic and …

Pollution

WATCH: Fresno cops make black men crawl at gunpoint after T-Mobile employees falsely accuse them of burglary

Dorian Johnson, 26, was held at gunpoint by police officers in California after being racially profiled by a T-Mobile employee who falsely accused …

Crime

Was there a link between Justice Kennedy’s retirement and a $1 billion bank loan to Trump?

After President Trump made his first speech to Congress in February 2017, he was filmed showing his appreciation for U.S. Supreme Court Justice …

Donald Trump

PA police officer commits one of the most egregious Taser attacks ever captured on video

Video has surfaced of a reported Lancaster, Pennsylvania, police officer tasering a man who is unarmed and complying to the best of anyone’s …

Law Enforcement

In 'Stunning Indictment', ICE Officers Call for Own Agency to Be Dissolved Amid Growing Outrage Over Immigration Policy

As the #OccupyICE movement spreads across the country, with protesters setting up encampments outside Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) …

Immigration

Trump deal for Wisconsin Foxconn factory cost taxpayers $4 billion — and it is already downsizing

On Thursday, President Donald Trump boasted about his triumphant arrival in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to celebrate the opening of the Foxconn plant, an …

Donald Trump

Scientists Discover Dolphins Call Each Other by Name

“This is the coolest thing ever."<p>Video shot in Shark Bay, Australia, shows something incredible: dolphins are calling each other <i>by name</i>.<p>The video is …

Dolphins

A 28-year-old Democratic Socialist just ousted a powerful, 10-term congressman in New York

<b>(CNN) —</b> Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a 28-year-old Latina running her first campaign, ousted 10-term incumbent Rep. Joe Crowley in New York's 14th congressional district on Tuesday, CNN projects, in the most shocking upset of a rollicking political season.<p>An activist and member of the Democratic …

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Wins as a Democratic Socialist With a 21st-Century Vision

John NicholsWith a values-based campaign that championed Medicare for All and the abolition of ICE, the 28-year-old Latina beat a top Democratic …

Middle-class

It's Bernie's party now

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>After Tuesday’s stunning primary results is now safe to say that the Democratic Party is the party of Bernie Sanders. In fact, …

Middle-class

Pennsylvania Mayor Urges Cops to Treat Pittsburgh Protesters Like It’s 1963

The mayor of a Pittsburgh suburb called on police officers to go old school on the people protesting the officer-involved shooting of a 17-year-old, …

Justice

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is a Name You Need to Know Immediately

The future of the Democratic Party is suddenly more clear.<p>On Tuesday, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a 28-year-old first-time candidate for office and …

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez