“We’ll Be Further Apart as a Country”: Trump, the Midterm Elections, and Why the Really Crazy Times May Just Be Beginning

The results of the 2018 midterm elections were both predictable and predicted, although that wasn’t necessarily how it seemed when #Nancy Pelosi started Election Day by telling reporters that Democrats would absolutely win control of… Read More

Pentagon Spending Crimping U.S. Job Creation

Far from being the best way to create jobs, the Pentagon’s $700-billion war-making budget only retards the nation’s job growth, economists say. “In fact, compared with…alternative uses, spending on the military is a poor source… Read More

Grassley Challenges DOJ, FBI on Anthrax Case

by Greg Gordon, McClatchy Newspapers, Mike Wiser, FRONTLINE, and Stephen Engelberg, ProPublica This story was co-published with PBS Frontline and McClatchy. WASHINGTON — A senior Republican senator has asked the Justice Department to explain why its civil lawyers filed… Read More