Politics


Mobilizing progressive resistance | James A. Haught

The progressive vision for America — to make life better for all…

  • Apr 23rd, 2017

Why Is There So Little Popular Protest Against Today’s Threats of Nuclear War? | Lawrence Wittner

In recent weeks, the people of the world have been treated to…

  • Apr 23rd, 2017

Get ready for overtime in Olympia | The Petri Dish

OLYMPIA — The countdown to special session is under way. Truthfully, it’s…

The Shape-Shifter | Mel Gurtov

People in the media are having difficulty in figuring out where Donald…

  • Apr 19th, 2017

Trump’s Broken Promise Could Break Another Promise | Dick Polman

Smoke has been billowing skyward from the Trumpster fire for nearly 100…

Trump’s 12th week in office | In cartoons

Donald Trump has been president for a dozen weeks. For those keeping…

  • Apr 18th, 2017

A puzzle with more than a million pieces | The Petri Dish

OLYMPIA — As eight lawmakers arrived at a conference room early Wednesday…

Trump Shouldn’t Overlook Violence Against Christians | John L. Micek

It was most serene of all scenes: A choir singing hymns on…

Trump’s 11th week in office | In cartoons

Ivanka’s move to the White House and all that talk about another…

  • Apr 10th, 2017

Trump’s Shortsighted Intervention in Syria | Mel Gurtov

Realism and Idealism Before April 6 The reaction of the Trump administration…

  • Apr 10th, 2017

“They’ll Never Learn” Department: Trump and North Korea | Mel Gurtov

As Donald Trump prepares to meet Xi Jinping, his administration is going…

  • Apr 8th, 2017

Sen. Cantwell addresses Syrian attack, U.S. military response

U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) said Friday the United States and other…

  • Apr 7th, 2017

Senator Murray speaks on military strike against Syria

U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) said President Trump must spell out his…

  • Apr 7th, 2017

Trump’s Answer on Syria: It’s Obama’s Fault | John L. Micek

Offered an opportunity to explain what he planned to do about a…

Is Bill O’Reilly Too Big To Fail? | Dick Polman

Fox News, where women work at their own risk in a misogynist…

Trump is Breaking (the) News | Raging Moderate

Supposedly, the Chinese or the Arabs or the Scientologists or one of…

Trump’s 10th week in office | In cartoons

More Twitter tantrums, more Russian intrigue, more military spending in the Trump…

  • Apr 3rd, 2017

All is Well in Trumplandia | John L. Micek

EAST PENNSBORO TWP, Pa. - President Donald Trump’s approval ratings might be…

The Great Distracter | Mel Gurtov

Three of Donald Trump’s latest ploys to distract attention from Russiagate have…

  • Apr 3rd, 2017