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Trump, TV & Tomahawks: Corporate Media Become State Media as the Cruise Missiles Fly

In times of war, U.S. corporate media often find themselves tripping over their own feet in their rush to show how patriotic they can be. Sadly, this remains true in the Trump era, as much of the corporate press has rushed to breathlessly embrace the awesome spectacle and firepower of the U.S. military in action,…

Huge Interest in Single Payer at Jared Huffman’s Petaluma Town Hall on Health Care

The one single subject which repeatedly caused the crowd to break into spontaneous applause – and a standing ovation – at Jared Huffman’s Town Hall meeting on healthcare, Monday, March 6, 2017, was single payer healthcare. There seems to be no doubt that the more information people find out about single payer, be it Medicare for…

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Call for Meeting w/ ICE Director & Are Then Excluded from the Meeting by Speaker Ryan & Rep. Goodlatte

Statement from Rep. Luis V. Gutierrez (D-IL) “Speaker Ryan is not an emperor and does not control who I meet with.” Feb. 16, 2017 Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez (D-IL) issued a statement in response to being excluded from a meeting in the U.S. Capitol with Acting Director Thomas Homan of ICE.…

Careful drawing conclusions about Russian contacts with Trump & interference in the U.S. election, former CIA/State Dept counterterrorism official warns

The need to resist Trump and all he stands for is paramount. However, let us not forget that there are a significant number of very powerful and influential people who appear to desire a Cold War 2.0 with Russia. Some are openly calling for a coup d’etat to depose Trump. On the Feb. 17 show,…

Constituents Force a Sen. Whitehouse (D-RI) Promise to Aggressively Oppose Trump Nominees & Policies

Democratic and Republican members of Congress are getting considerable flack from constituents early in the Trump era.

Senator Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island discovered recently that his constituents were none too pleased by his “yes” vote for Mike Pompeo as President Donald Trump’s Director of the Central Intelligence Agency.

Read the Brown Daily Herald’s report on the event here.

Norman Solomon on KPFA: Time for the People to Raise Hell & Force Our Representatives to Follow

War Made Easy author, activist and media critic Norman Solomon, a West Marin resident, encouraged activists and all Americans interested in resisting President Donald Trump’s brand of neo-fascism to raise some hell and don’t bother waiting for the Democrats to lead the way, in conversation with KPFA The Sunday Show host Philip Maldari on February…