The Catastrophic Oil Spill in Trump’s Cabinet

With the nomination of Exxon-Mobil's CEO and an Energy Transfer Partners board member to Cabinet posts, Donald Trump has added to the swamp he pledged to clean two corporate alligators who will put the planet in peril.
Isaiah J. Poole

False Hope Hurts More

President-elect Trump promised, “The forgotten men and women of our country will be forgotten no longer.” Working people across America who heard that and his jobs and trade promises believed him. Those hopes must not become false hopes.
Leo Gerard

Through the GOP, the Wealthy Are Waging War on the Old

If you are an older American – or if you expect to live past your early sixties – and aren’t wealthy, recent news stories may have led you to conclude that the Republican Party is at war with you. If so, you’re not wrong.
Richard Eskow
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Drug Prices Likely to Rise in Trump Administration

Congress is set to repeal the Affordable Care Act, which means that the drug companies will lose millions of customers. Because drug companies will want to make up for their lost revenue, drug prices are likely to rise.
Diane Archer

How to Expose Trump’s Dastardly Bait-and-Switch

To expose Donald Trump's bait-and-switch on the economy, it will be vital to follow the money, and expose the corruptions and the lies. Challenging Trump’s appointments will provide the first opportunity to pierce the veil.
Robert Borosage

Trump’s Punch Down Strategy

Trump, believe it or not, is President-elect of the United States. That is a position of great power, commanding great influence over what people think and do.

America Did Not Vote For This Cabinet

Donald Trump is creating an executive branch of government in service to a narrow set of special interests that no Democrat, and not even all Trump voters, would ever want.
Bill Scher

Principles To Guide The Vetting Of Betsy DeVos

As the vetting of Betsy DeVos goes forward, policy leaders should look beyond "facile" comparisons of how charter schools compare to public schools and consider the impact of school choice on all students and the whole education system
Jeff Bryant

Will Trump Bring the Robot Apocalypse?

The future was supposed to bring prosperity and leisure to working people, not joblessness and misery. But that was before the money guys took over.
Richard Eskow
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Public-Sector Compensation Should Be a Model for the Private Sector

Most public-sector jobs are secure middle-class jobs that attract educated workers willing to work for less. Yu wouldn’t know this to read reports from the American Enterprise Institute, the Arnold Foundation, and countless others.
Monique Morrissey

The ‘Buy America’ Trump Test

Corporate-backed Republicans in Congress are pushing to strip "Buy America" provisions from a bill to help fix the country's water systems. Trump campaigned on government help for American manufacturing and jobs. How will this play out?

Clean Energy Victory In IL Shows We Can Still Win In The Age of Trump

The Illinois General Assembly voted to approve the Future Energy Jobs Package, a bill which would more than double renewable energy generation in the state. Our victory in this fight proves that we can still win big in the age of Trump.
Kenzo Esquivel, Diane Fager and Rev. Tony Pierce

What Happens to Medicare if Trump Supports Speaker Ryan?

During his presidential campaign, Donald Trump pledged not to touch Medicare. Now, it appears President-elect Trump is set to kill Medicare. If you do not want Congress to destroy traditional Medicare, sign this petition.
Diane Archer
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