The Republic At Risk

America is now one year into the presidency of Donald J. Trump. While many have followed his presidency as a seemingly unending series of unrelated scandals, a more coherent narrative shows that all of his unorthodox actions are part of a singular story of a president with disturbingly autocratic tendencies presiding over a democracy at…

Voices From the Women’s Marches

Marking the anniversary of the Women’s March in January 2017, hundreds of thousands of people gathered in major cities and small towns around the globe over the weekend, marching for women’s rights from Cheyenne, Wyo., to Pikeville, Ky., to Washington to Rome on Saturday and from Paris to London to Las Vegas, Nev. on Sunday.…

Trump Campaign Ad Accuses Democrats Of Murder

A press release announcing the ad accuses Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer and his fellow Democrats of “shut[ing] down the federal government, holding lawful citizens hostage over their demands for amnesty for illegal immigrants.” The press release goes on to call out “Democrats ‘who stand in our way’ of progress” of being “complicit in every…

Judge blocks Trump wind-down of Dreamers program

A federal judge has blocked President Donald Trump’s effort to shut-down the Obama-era program that provides quasi-legal status and work permits to foreigners who entered the U.S. illegally as children. In a ruling Tuesday evening, San Francisco-based U.S. District Court judge William Alsup ordered the administration to resume accepting renewal applications for the Deferred Action…