Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) discussed introducing articles of impeachment against President Joe Biden Friday during a House Judiciary Committee hearing.
The Daily Poster’s Julia Rock and David Sirota detail new dark money ads celebrating Kyrsten Sinema’s blocking of President Biden’s ‘Build Back Better’ agenda.
It’s demographic shifts. While it’s arguable that coverage of Trump has shifted opinions within individual members of the Democratic base, the larger story of the last few decades has been the Democrats’ abandonment of the working class and embrace of suburban elites and urban professionals. It’s different people […]
Neocon stooge George Will on how neocons like himself were purged or marginalized in the GOP. Veteran conservative columnist and thinker George Will joins MSNBC’s Brian Williams to discuss how Trumpism – not conservatism – became the prevailing principle of the modern Republican Party.
On a daily basis, I come across more and more commentary from all over the political spectrum about the possibility of civil war, a coup, a revolution, or secession. Documentarian Ken Burns compares the current crises in the US to World War II, the Great Depression and the […]
Fiona Hill shares new details on Trump’s call with Putin and more from her book, “There is Nothing for You Here – Finding Opportunity in the 21st Century.”
British-born Russia expert Fiona Hill talks to DW’s Brent Goff on “The Day” about the danger to US democracy posed by former president Donald Trump, who like Russia’s Vladimir Putin has sought to prevent a transfer of power. Hill says Germany’s recent election serves an example of orderly […]
Conservative extremists such as Steve Bannon and Madison Cawthorn publicly and successfully aligning with the GOP–in addition to far rightwing Black and POC figures–are analyzed by experts in conversation with Joy Reid. » Subscribe to MSNBC: http://on.msnbc.
Watergate journalist Carl Bernstein and John Dean reacts to a Senate probe that reveals evidence that former President Trump attempted to overturn the 2020 presidential election.
Public policy professor Jack Goldstone predicted three decades ago that elitism, inequality and political obstruction would help usher a Trump-like figure into power. His latest prediction? Another U.S. civil war. He and historian Ruth Ben-Ghiat join Mehdi to discuss.
Kim Iversen reports on former president Donald Trump’s newest attempt at challenging Big Tech, this time with his own social media platform: Truth Social.
Krystal delivers the argument for why progressives in congress should vote down the Biden budget bill if it ends up being as atrocious as it appears to be
Krystal and Saagar cover the breaking news that former President Trump will be launching his own media company to compete with Twitter and cable news
Ryan Grim and Robby Soave discuss new polling showing a majority of Americans, including independents, believe President Biden is at fault for the current economy.
Krystal and Saagar break down the updated welfare provisions being proposed by the Democrats in their budget bill, which would impose crippling new costs onto middle class families
At the bottom of this page is a reprint of an article I wrote on Alex Jones for an Alternative Right magazine back in 2010. It is interesting to revisit that article in light of what has happened in the past 11 years with the emergence of Trumpism. […]
Why are folks debating whether Kamala is “Black” and is it relevant to her presidential prospects? How does one square the belief that White Americans are too racist to vote for policies that benefit Blacks with a redistributive economic agenda — much less Reparations? Briahna Joy Gray covers […]
Robby Soave breaks down the education culture war currently playing out in the Virginia gubernatorial race.
Both the Democrats and Republicans seem to be working on contingency plans for the creation of a one-party state of their own. The Democrats want a Latin American class system with Western European social norms, and the Republicans want something more like a Latin American caudillo or an […]
By Eric London World Socialist Web Site In an interview with the Democratic Socialists of America magazine Democratic Left published on March 21, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez attacked socialist critics of the Biden administration as “privileged” and “bad faith actors,” while praising the Democratic Party for “totally reinvent[ing] themselves in […]
Former presidential and NYC mayoral candidate Andrew Yang discusses his vision for his new third party, the Forward Party.
Krystal and Saagar review the letter sent by a bipartisan group of legislators warning Amazon that they could be investigated due to possible lies under oath last year
Ryan Grim criticizes Senator Joe Manchin’s insistence on maintaining a work requirement for the extension of the child tax credit.
Saagar breaks down the figures showing the extent to which America depends on China for even the most basic goods, and how failures from politicians got the US to this point
This article makes for an important counterpoint to the adjacent article on Biden/Carter comparisons. But the author leaves out the most important differences between now and the late 1970s: The Cold War is no longer taking place. The reach of the USSR was far greater than that of […]
I very much agree that there are many parallels between right now and the Carter era, although the economic problems of the late 1970s are often unduly attributed to Carter, when they were really the outgrowth of policies pursued in the late 60s and early 70s by LBJ […]
They’re not mutually exclusive. By Matt Taibbi Politico reporter Ben Schreckinger’s new book is an equal opportunity offender that may push a reluctant national media to re-examine ugly questions about President Joe Biden If you want insight into how challenging life has become for reporters in the Trump […]
Trump has weakened the Republican Party by making it into a permanent freakshow, and the Democrats have largely fragmented into what amounts to two parties.
Trump may well turn out to be the best friend proponents of pan-secession ever had by escalating fragmentation and advancing sympathy for pan-secession. Saagar analyzes the negative effects Trump’s presence is having on the GOP, Democratic Party, and the broader political debates taking place in America and on […]
Krystal and Saagar discuss the ongoing feud between Senators Bernie Sanders and Joe Manchin on the issue of climate change and the proposals Sanders put in the budget reconciliation bill
Kim Iversen details shocking poll numbers that show a large number of Americans want part of the country to secede.
Former Congressional candidate and political director of Ground Game Texas, Mike Siegel, breaks down what the state’s governors’ race could look like should actor Matthew McConaughey decide to run.
On today’s What America’s Thinking, a new CNN poll finds 73 percent of voters disapprove of Congress while 27 percent approve. Meanwhile, a new Hill-HarrisX poll finds 80 percent of voters said lawmakers in Congress should work across party lines more often.
This isn’t necessarily an indictment of any president on the list. It just suggests how much more partisan we’ve become in just three decades’ time. Literally any Democrat could be in the oval today, and the approval rating would be similar. Most of these polls just mean, “Me […]
Damon Linker is the only other commentator beside myself that I have ever seen use the description of “popular front” to describe the neocon-led (or neocon-embedded) anti-Trump coalition. Linker is what is called a “theocon. ” The theocons were a neocon front movement that was created by Podhoretz […]
By Ryan Cooper The Week For several years after the 2008 financial crisis, it seemed that any brand of European lefty party, from socialist to milquetoast liberal, was on the road to extinction. Center-right or even far-right parties dominated elections from the Nordics to Hungary. The one high-profile […]
Ryan Grim and Robby Soave discuss what Hillary Clinton’s future in national politics might look like.
Features correspondent at Insider, Adam Wren, explains the controversy surrounding a Senate candidate for Arizona, Blake Masters, and his relationship with billionaire mega donor Peter Thiel.
Daily Poster founder, David Sirota, explains how the Democratic establishment breathed new life into Rahm Emanuel’s career after he left the Chicago mayor’s office plagued by scandal.
Road Map for a Constitutional Coup: The Republican Plan for Legislative Nullification of the Popular Vote for President
Both parties appear to be developing plans for the creation of a one-party state. Compare this article with the contents of this article from a few years ago. What this indicates is that the electoral system is losing its perceived legitimacy because the two sides view victory by […]
Trump is the new Nixon, Biden is the new Carter, Sanders is the new Ted Kennedy. It’s like it’s 1977 all over again. And the neocons/neo-Reaganites are using the same methods in order to make a comeback: pushing the culture war to the max, baiting China over Taiwan, […]
Krystal and Saagar review the latest economic figures to come out about inflation in America and they compare the data to their analysis in previous episodes of the show
Krystal and Saagar weigh in on the reporting that the suburban women who have become the Democratic party’s base are going back to brunch instead of tuning into politics
Krystal and Saagar review the footage from a now infamous NASCAR interview where an NBC reporter claimed that a ‘F Joe Biden’ chant was actually ‘Let’s go Brandon’ in reference to the driver
North Carolina state Representative Charles Graham discusses his viral campaign ad, and his candidacy for Congress.
Briahna Joy Gray reacts to President Biden’s plummeting poll numbers amongst Black Americans.
There are probably more than four. And all four of these pretty much suck. By Damon Linker, The Link The two parties are as ideologically polarized as they’ve been within living memory — and they’re also very evenly matched. Yes, Democrats win somewhat more votes on a national […]
Ryan Grim and Robby Soave react to the Biden administration’s use of child actors in a new video featuring Vice President Kamala Harris.
Kim Iversen details past rhetorical challenges to the legitimacy of U.S. elections.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Greg Bluestein previews his new book, Flipped: How Georgia Turned Purple and Broke the Monopoly on Republican Power.