The Yuge Republican Lie About the Deficit

by Robert Reich When asked about America’s soaring debt and deficits, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell lamented “It’s disappointing, but it’s not a Republican problem,” and he blames Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. Rubbish. It’s… Read More

One third of UK billionaires have moved to tax havens

A third of British billionaires have moved to tax havens over the past decade, it has been reported. An investigation by The Times found that 28 out of 93 British billionaires – 30% – have moved to… Read More

UK and Ireland retailers warn of 40% tariffs on food in no-deal Brexit

A no-deal Brexit could lead to tariffs of 40% or more being imposed on food such as beef and cheddar cheese, driving up prices in shops and squeezing household budgets across the UK and Ireland,… Read More

New Evidence Emerges of Possible Wrongdoing by Trump Inaugural Committee

The Trump inaugural appears to have overpaid for space at Trump’s Washington hotel, a possible violation of the law. Federal prosecutors are probing the festivities. by Justin Elliott, ProPublica, and Ilya Marritz, WNYC Federal prosecutors… Read More

GOP livid with Trump over ignored Khashoggi report

Senate Republicans are fuming at President Donald Trump for telling lawmakers he would disregard a law requiring a report to Congress determining who is responsible for the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The uproar… Read More

Trump Wants Socialism for the Rich, Harsh Capitalism for the Rest

by Robert Reich “America will never be a socialist country,” Donald Trump declared in his State of the Union address. Someone should alert Trump that America is now a hotbed of socialism. But it is socialism for… Read More

Trump campaign paid legal fees to firm representing Jared Kushner

President Donald Trump‘s campaign has spent nearly $100,000 of donor money to pay legal bills to the firm representing Jared Kushner, the latest campaign finance records show. The president’s re-election campaign made two payments to… Read More

New Evidence Emerges of Possible Wrongdoing by Trump Inaugural Committee

The Trump inaugural appears to have overpaid for space at Trump’s Washington hotel, a possible violation of the law. Federal prosecutors are probing the festivities. by Justin Elliott, ProPublica, and Ilya Marritz, WNYC Federal prosecutors… Read More