Trump goes to war with corporate America

President Donald Trump is now at full-scale war over trade policy with some of the Republican Party’s staunchest allies in big business, including executives at iconic American brands such as General Motors and Harley-Davidson who previously shied away from criticizing an often irascible president. Trump’s approach has created a high-stakes showdown without recent political precedent:…

When the Poor Turn Against the Poor

The American fairytale is far from enchanted, argues Matthew Stewart in his June 2018 cover story for The Atlantic. Power and wealth are concentrated in an anxious aristocracy, comprised of 10% of the population, that reigns by dividing the lower classes and pitting them against each other. It’s how most aristocracies throughout history have worked.…

Michigan Election Dates & Deadlines – Rock the Vote

Please share: just a friendly reminder that you need to be registered to vote by July 9th in order to vote in the August 7th primary. https://www.rockthevote.org/voting-information/election-dates-deadlines/michigan/ Michigan Election Dates & Deadlines – Rock the Vote Find out when Michigan has an election coming up or when Michigan has a voter registration or absentee ballot…

Even pre-Trump, Republicans relied on fear that browning of America threate…

Donald Trump is a race-baiter. He exploits the racial and cultural fears held, unfortunately, by too many white Americans. In a poll conducted just before the presidential election, a bit less than one-half of whites surveyed expressed fear that the growing number of immigrants—not undocumented immigrants specifically, just immigrants overall—posed a threat to “traditional American…