Human Madness

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10 Signs Trump's Top Homeland Security Cop Wants to Drag America Into a Paranoid Apocalyptic Police State

Wherever you live, look around. What are the biggest security threats? What’s real, and what’s paranoia?<p>According to a speech this week by Homeland …

Immigration

America Is 'a Democracy on Life Support — It Can’t Breathe'

Next week we will mark the 100th day that Donald Trump has been president of the United States. Tens of millions of Americans are still in a state of …

Democracy

Kremlin tells U.S. it's 'one step from war' as Trump warns he will hit Syria AGAIN » Alex Jones' Infowars: There's a war on for your mind!

<b>The Kremlin has warned the US it is ‘one step from war’ over Syria – but the Trump administration hit back by saying it would be prepared to carry</b> …

America Has Become a War Machine—and It Has Destroyed Our Ability to Function as a Democracy

On successive days recently, I saw two museum shows that caught something of a lost American world and seemed eerily relevant in the Age of Trump. …

War

Trump and the Pathology of Narcissism

At 6:35 a.m. on the morning of March 4th, President Donald Trump did what no U.S. president has ever done: He accused his predecessor of spying on …

Narcissism

The Trump Administration Just Took Its Climate Denialism to Dizzying New Heights

It’s not enough for the Trump administration to end Obama-era efforts to halt man-made climate change, as it effectively did with an executive order …

Climate

100-year-old San Francisco woman dies one month after she was evicted from apartment

A 100-year-old San Francisco woman died one month after losing the home where she spent half her life in an eviction fight.<p>Iris Canada’s battle …

San Francisco

The Ugly Numbers of Trauma, Exile and Death Caused by U.S. Wars and Interventions in the Past 75 Years

<i>This essay is adapted from “Measuring Violence,” the first chapter of John Dower’s new book,</i> The Violent American Century: War and Terror Since World …

War

Secret Service likely to cut cybercrime investigations to pay for Trump’s weekly Mar-a-Lago trips

President Donald Trump’s weekly Mar-a-Lago trips carry a steep price tag for the Secret Service, and a new report says it’s likely Trump’s travel …

Donald Trump

Kremlin abruptly scaled back Trump praise due to the threat posed by his instability, say reports

Pres. Donald Trump’s erratic behavior and instances of apparent emotional instability have got even his supporters in Moscow rattled, according to …

Russia

Jim Hightower: What Should We Do About a Mentally Ill President?

It's time to face up to the obvious: The president of the United States is deranged.<p>I don't mean he's merely idiosyncratic or pushing policies that I …

Donald Trump

MSNBC reporter torches Sean Spicer: Why did Trump ask Congress to uncover wiretap info he already has?

MSNBC White House correspondent Hallie Jackson backed White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer into a corner by asking him why President Donald Trump …

Donald Trump

This past weekend’s craziness tells us more than we care to know about the state of the presidential mind

Assume for a moment, as many have suggested, that the whole Trump/Putin/Russia calamity is a deliberate distraction, a deflection to shift our gaze …

Trump's American Carnage Is Really the Wars We Are Perpetually Engaged In

In his inaugural address, President Trump described a dark and dismal United States, a country overrun by criminal gangs and drugs, a nation stained …

War

Trump and His Obscene War Machine

A month into his presidency, Donald Trump announced that he would increase US military spending by $54 billion. To do this, Trump said that he would …

War

Morbid Inequality: Now Just SIX Men Have as Much Wealth as Half the World's Population

Morbid Inequality: Now Just SIX Men Have as Much Wealth as Half the World's Population<p>Yes, inequality is getting worse every year. In early 2016 …

Wealth

Donald Trump's Deportation Plans Are Getting More Sinister with Each Passing Day

Buried deep in the Trump administration's plans to round up undocumented immigrants is a provision certain to enrage Mexico 2014 new authority for …

Immigration Law

'Morning Joe' Reveals the Secret Panic of GOP Lawmakers After Trump's Unhinged Press Conference

MSNBC's Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski weighed in on Trump's alternative press conference early Friday. Horrified by the president's narcissism …

Donald Trump

Nixon Advisor Admitted War on Drugs Invented to Crush Anti-War and Black Movements

In 1994, a former Nixon policy adviser admitted the War on Drugs was waged not to keep Americans safe, but to crush dissent. According to John …

First Reported Massacre of Afghan Civilians Under Trump Takes at Least 18 Lives

As the U.S.-led war in Afghanistan extends into its third presidential administration, the United Nations and local residents say that American …

Afghanistan

Trump Goes Full Nixon on Law-and-Order Executive Orders, Vows 'Ruthless' War on Drugs and Crime

In a sharp break with the Obama administration, which distanced itself from harsh anti-drug rhetoric and emphasized treatment for drug users over …

Liberal POV

One of the Nastiest Wars in Recent History Is Raging in Yemen—And the U.S. Is Heavily Involved in It

A United Nations Panel of Experts sent its report to the UN Security Council this week. The tenor of the report is bleak. Yemen, say the experts, is …

Yemen

More Than 100 Inauguration Day Protesters Indicted on Rioting Charges

A grand jury has indicted more than 100 Inauguration Day protesters on rioting charges in Washington, D.C. In total, 209 people have now been indicted.<p>The indictment, handed up D.C. Superior Court on Wednesday, charged 146 additional protesters with felony rioting — meaning they face a fine of up …

Injustice

UK's Digital Economy Bill is a gift to copyright trolls, with 10 years in prison for watching TV the wrong way

Jim from the UK Open Rights Group writes, "Why has the UK's Digital Economy Bill been drafted to criminalise file sharing and minor online copyright …

Surveillance

When the black justice movement got too powerful, the FBI got scared and got ugly

In the 1970s, the surveillance and intimidation was no joke<p>On a sunny January day in 1969, a gun battle broke out during a meeting of the Black …

A new front in the assault on women’s freedom: Anti-choice activists now going after birth control

Under Trump and a GOP Congress, anti-choice activists don't need elaborate excuses to go after contraception<p>Most conservatives are masters of the bad-faith argument, but none so more than anti-choice activists. For decades now, anti-choicers have perfected the art of concealing their hostility to …

Rights & Freedoms

Republicans Introduce Bill to ''Terminate the Environmental Protection Agency''

On February 3, Florida Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz introduced a bill titled "To Terminate the Environmental Protection Agency" (EPA).<p>This is a sign of …

Government
Religion