August 26, 2017 Archive August 2017

Trump issues Friday night pardon for Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Will Trump’s enduring legacy be a right-wing judiciary?

How should we protest neo-Nazis? Lessons from German history

"Weeping Nazi" Christopher Cantwell went from libertarian to fascist — and he's not alone

This week in Donald Trump's conflicts of interest: A total eclipse of ethics!

Donald Trump is right (about something): There really is an "alt-left," but it's even weirder than he thinks

Are Powerball drawings and "Quick Pick" numbers really random?

Trump has no time or words for America's dead sailors and their families

Will the United States ever transcend white supremacy?

Lessons from Brooklyn: How a young Bernie Sanders learned about the value of money

The biggest difference between private, charter and public schools isn’t test scores. It’s marketing

Rev. Jesse Jackson says NFL owners "have colluded" against Kaepernick, "we should honor" him

What schools don’t tell you about campus sexual assault

Jon Stewart’s legacy: It’s been 2 years since he left “The Daily Show” but his satire still has bite

Trump's 6 biggest history fails since entering the White House

Bill Maher: Ivanka Trump is the "greatest disappointment" of Trump's presidency

My hometown Confederate war

The two faces of the Gulf crisis: Arms race

Trump’s “new” strategy in Afghanistan is doomed to fail

Historian Timothy Snyder: After Charlottesville, "we are hanging by our teeth to the rule of law"

Online startup Crowd Cow wants to disrupt the meat market. The stakes have never been higher.

Sebastian Gorka is out of the White House, and not even Trump knew what his role was

Here’s a better vision for the US-Mexico border: Make the Rio Grande grand again

Who in the hell was Stonewall Jackson?! Everything you were afraid to ask about this once-again important person

The spread of white nationalism is taking our nation into uncharted and dangerous territory

"Terminator 2" made — and almost ended — Robert Patrick's career: "I kept getting offers to play another robot"

The 6 most iconic times American athletes protested racism before Colin Kaepernick

McCain bashes Trump over Arpaio pardon, but many Republicans remain quiet

Afghanistan is now officially James Mattis’s war

What every woman in music owes Dolly Parton

We live in a world where satires such as "The Tick" soar and "Brigsby Bear" goes begging

How Westeros Can Be Won: A quick rundown of Valyrian steel on "Game of Thrones"

The Philippine labor movement is beginning to turn against authoritarian rule

How Sleater-Kinney became heroes of rock

"Desus & Mero": Perfect late-night viewing for surviving Trump and the supremacy

One person dies as Harvey rocks Texas and more "catastrophic" floods loom ahead

Former KKK leader faces racist past and his 102-year-old African-American caretaker

African Americans fighting fascism and racism, from WWII to Charlottesville

My liberal white male rage: What should I do about it?