California Is Preparing To Defend Its Waters From Trump Order

By Jane Kay, -

In its first act to shield California from the Trump administration’s repeal of regulations, the state’s water board has prepared its own rules protecting wetlands and other waters. The proposed [...]

Trump Picks FERC Official With Potential Conflicts Of Interest

By Mark Hand, -

By choosing a longtime corporate attorney to head the nation’s top energy regulatory agency, President Donald Trump stuck to his practice of nominating officials riddled with potential conflicts [...]

Trump Ends TPS For 200,000 Salvadorans Seeking Sanctuary

By Molly Olmstead, -

The Trump administration announced Monday it was ending a humanitarian program that allowed nearly 200,000 Salvadorans who fled catastrophic conditions in their home country to remain in the [...]

California Regulations May Hinder Trump Effort To Renew Offshore Drilling

By Ellen Knickmeyer, -

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In the decades since a 1969 oil spill near Santa Barbara tarred sea-life and gave rise to the U.S. environmental movement, politicians and environmental activists have built [...]

Trump Moves To Open 90% Of Our Coastal Waters To Oil Drilling

By Rhea Suh, -

President Trump has launched the most sweeping industrial assault in history on our oceans, marine life, coasts and all they support, proposing to expose nearly all U.S. waters to the risk of [...]

Show Me Something New In Trump’s Foreign Policy

By Charles Pierson, -

“Trump, the Insurgent, Breaks with 70 Years of American Foreign Policy,” the New York Times declared on December 28.  The article, by Mark Landler, describes foreign leaders such as German [...]

Homeland Security Uses ‘Crisis Action Team’ In 1st Trump Travel Ban

By Josh Gerstein, -

When protests and widespread confusion broke out at airports across the U.S. after President Donald Trump issued his first travel ban executive order last January, White House officials scoffed [...]

Trump Admin Fires White House HIV Council Members

By John Lannoye, -

President Donald Trump’s Administration has terminated all members of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA). GPB has learned that members of the council were notified yesterday in [...]

The State Of The Empire In The Age Of Trumpism

By Diane Perlman, Transcend Media Service -

Johan Galtung is a Norwegian-born citizen of the world, sociologist and mathematician recognized as the ‘founding father’ of peace studies and conflict transformation as a scientific discipline. [...]

Trump Breaks Record Special Ops Deployed In 149 Countries

By Nick Turse, -

“We don’t know exactly where we’re at in the world, militarily, and what we’re doing,” said Senator Lindsey Graham, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, in October. That was in the [...]

White House’s Plans For Private Spies To Counter “Deep State” Enemies

By Matthew Cole and Jeremy Scahill, -

By Matthew Cole and Jeremy Scahill for The Intercept - THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION is considering a set of proposals developed by Blackwater founder Erik Prince and a retired CIA officer — with [...]

Protest On Utah Capitol Day Before Trump Attack’s National Monuments

By Staff, -

By Staff of Common Dreams - On Saturday, thousands of protesters angered by Trump's expected Monday attack on two national monuments in Utah rallied in Salt Lake City, just two days ahead of his [...]

Trump’s Health Nominee Implicated In Insulin Price-Gouging Scheme

By Mike Ludwig, -

By Mike Ludwig for Truthout - "That means that a significant number of people who already paid premiums for their health insurance then end up paying more than their insurer does for a medicine," [...]

Seven Things You Can Do To Support The J20 Defendants

By Staff, -

By Staff of Crimeth Inc - The inauguration defendants aren’t an isolated case. The broad use of conspiracy allegations will have a massive impact on all movements for social justice. The [...]

Justice, Clean Air And Water In The Age Of Trump

By Oliver Milman, -

By Oliver Milman for The Guardian - The Trump administration is peeling away rules designed to protect clean air and water, fueling a growing urgency around the struggle for environmental [...]