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ANDY COHEN'S REALITY TELEVISION FANTASY

No one ever believed that reality television was totally real. Thirty-one days before The Real World premiered on MTV in 1992-a one-off...

IT TOOK THE DEMOCRATS HALF A CENTURY TO REDISCOVER TRICKLE-UP ECONOMICS

When Republicans began reformulating their tax philosophy in the late 1970s, they looked to their party's policies in the 1920s for...

 
 
 

HOW AMERICA BECAME THE MONEY LAUNDERING CAPITAL OF THE WORLD

In March, federal agents raided the Beverly Hills premises of a company called U.S. Private Vaults. According to a subsequent grand...

BP'S SUSPICIOUS SUPPORT FOR A CARBON MARKET IN WASHINGTON STATE

In early April, the state of Washington managed to do what once seemed impossible: successfully pass a bill establishing carbon pricing....

 
 
 

BIG PHARMA: THERE'S NO EASY WAY OUT OF THE VACCINE CRISIS WE CREATED

On Wednesday, after months of growing pressure from progressive activists and governments around the world, the Biden administration...

THE WASHINGTON MEDIA IS OVERBLOWING THE LIZ CHENEY STORY

In the last 24 hours, about the only publication that has not offered a breathless account of Liz Cheney's plight is Epicurious. And...

 
 
 

THERE'S SOMETHING MISSING FROM BIDEN'S MOVE TO FREE THE COVID VACCINES

In a breakthrough for global health, the Biden administration on Wednesday announced it would support an international waiver of intellectual...

THE DEMOCRATS ARE DOING COURT REFORM BACKWARD

The ultraconservative hijack of the Supreme Court, enabled by Mitch McConnell's chicanery and President Donald Trump's assent to Federalist...

 
 
 

THE MEDIA STILL DOESN'T KNOW HOW TO COVER THE BIG LIE

When Josh Hawley was asked, during a Washington Post event promoting his new book, about his involvement in the January 6 attempted...

THE REPUBLICAN PARTY WILL ALWAYS CHOOSE CULTURE WARS OVER WORKING-CLASS POLICY

As the Biden administration and Senate Democrats sort out how badly they want to govern, Republicans on Capitol Hill are keeping themselves...

 
 
 

ANDREW YANG TAKES NEW YORK

Andrew Yang-a man who has never held public office, nor even voted in a New York City mayoral election-is currently the front-runner...

THE REAL-LIFE VICTIMS OF DEMOCRATS' IRRATIONAL DEFICIT PARANOIA

Last week, the Wall Street Journal ran a story by reporter Josh Mitchell, with a headline asking an alarming question: “Is the U.S....

 
 
 

BIDEN ISN'T HOLDING TRUMP ACCOUNTABLE. SHELDON WHITEHOUSE IS VERY CONCERNED

The last time a Republican administration nearly ran the country into the ground, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse took to the floor of Congress...

THE RISE OF THE CORPORATE-CATHOLIC “ZOMBIE HOSPITAL”

Rain dots the sidewalk outside Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester, Massachusetts, as Pastor Moses Makor of Christ Vision Ministries...

 
 
 

MAKE AIR CONDITIONERS SUCK LESS

The tell-tale signs of spring are upon us. I'm not talking about the explosion of tulips, or the clouds of pollen , or even that odd...

THE RIGHT-WING WAR ON TRANS YOUTH WAS HIDING IN PLAIN SIGHT

Back in the summer of 2019, when a collection of Fox News personalities and unfamous anti-LGBTQ activists seized on their newest moral...

 
 
 

WHY THE CHAOTIC PROTEST AT MANCHESTER UNITED'S STADIUM WAS GOOD, ACTUALLY

You could hardly blame NBC Sports for cutting away from Sunday's fixture between Newcastle and Arsenal to a nearly empty stadium. Dozens...

He's a Big City Mayor. His Grandsons Are Suspected Gang Members

HE'S A BIG CITY MAYOR. HIS GRANDSONS ARE SUSPECTED GANG MEMBERS

The first 911 call came in at 4:36 PM on August 28, 2019. “Emergency, we have a man shot in the middle of Clark Avenue,” a woman said....

 
 
 
Do You Know Where Your Grilling Charcoal Comes From?

DO YOU KNOW WHERE YOUR GRILLING CHARCOAL COMES FROM?

Two men dropped their tools and fled on foot from an approaching motorbike. They abandoned their own motorcycle, yellow jugs of water,...

A RACIST COP THREATENED TO WEAPONIZE THE LAW TO DISENFRANCHISE BLACK VOTERS

The “fuckers would be slaughtered.” So declared Cody Richard Griggers on a group text among militia members referring to what red America...

 
 
 



Four rescued after boat capsizes near Bay Bridge

Four rescued after boat capsizes near Bay Bridge

Four people were rescued after a boat capsized Thursday night near the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, Maryland Natural Resources police say. Read more ...

Top CDC official resigns from post following reassignment

Top CDC official resigns from post following reassignment

Nancy Messonnier, a senior Centers for Disease Control and Prevention scientist who was the first U.S. official to warn of the severity of the coronavirus pandemic last year... Read more ...

The Chamber of Commerce calls for an end to $300 federal unemployment...

The Chamber of Commerce calls for an end to $300 federal unemployment benefits after April's lackluster jobs report

Summary List Placement The Chamber of Commerce called for an end to the $300-per-week federal unemployment benefit on Friday, assailing it as an obstacle to the economic... Read more ...

US job growth unexpectedly softens, falling far below expectations

US job growth unexpectedly softens, falling far below expectations

Despite bullish predictions and the recovery of the US economy, job growth slowed in April compared to a month earlier, figures released by the Labor Department show. According... Read more ...

3 dead after black powder device explodes near Illinois park

3 dead after black powder device explodes near Illinois park

NORTH UTICA, Ill. - Authorities say three people have died after a black powder device exploded along a bank of the Illinois River in the northern part of the state. First... Read more ...

The disappointing April jobs report showed gains were mainly in leisure and...

The disappointing April jobs report showed gains were mainly in leisure and hospitality

Summary List Placement The leisure and hospitality sector was the only major industry to see a six-digit job gain between March and April. The US added just 266,000 nonfarm... Read more ...

US Employers Added Just 266,000 Jobs In April As Hiring Slows

US Employers Added Just 266,000 Jobs In April As Hiring Slows

The unemployment rate ticked up to 6.1% in April, from 6% in March. Read more ...

4 ex-officers indicted on civil rights charges in death of George Floyd

4 ex-officers indicted on civil rights charges in death of George Floyd

A federal grand jury has indicted the four former Minneapolis police officers involved in George Floyd's arrest and death, accusing them of violating his constitutional rights... Read more ...

Debris from massive Chinese rocket expected to crash into Earth this weekend

Debris from massive Chinese rocket expected to crash into Earth this weekend

Experts have said that debris from China's Long March 5B rocket could fall anywhere from as far north as New York to as far south as New Zealand. Read more ...

4 ex-officers indicted on civil rights charges in death of George Floyd

4 ex-officers indicted on civil rights charges in death of George Floyd

A federal grand jury has indicted the four former Minneapolis police officers involved in George Floyd's arrest and death, accusing them of violating his constitutional rights... Read more ...