Trump Revokes Former CIA Director John Brennan’s Security Clearance

President Donald Trump has revoked former CIA Director John Brennan’s security clearance, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced Wednesday. Sanders said Trump has exercised his “unique constitutional responsibility to protect the nation’s classified information.” Historically, as a professional courtesy, former heads of intelligence and law enforcement agencies have been allowed to retain access…

The White Nationalists Are Winning

The year since the white-supremacist Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, has been difficult for the rogues’ gallery of Nazis and pseudo-Nazis who championed it. Jason Kessler, one of the organizers, was practically run out of town and faces a lawsuit that could force him to name his funders and ideological comrades. Christopher Cantwell,…

The Freedom of the Press Is Yours

The press, says the 45th president of the United States, is “very dangerous & sick.” It causes “great division & distrust.” It is the “enemy of the people.” Every president—starting with George Washington, who griped about his treatment at the hands of “infamous scribblers”—has felt maligned or misunderstood by the media. The rhetoric now emanating…

How Medicaid Cuts Could Threaten Public School Students and Teachers in Eve…

President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans have repeatedly attempted to undermine the U.S. health care system, including with provisions in their unpopular tax bill that undercut the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) individual mandate and drove up premium prices. Recent reports indicate that congressional Republicans will almost surely repeat their campaign to repeal the ACA and…