Each Thursday on the PBS NewsHour, plain-speaking economist Paul Salmon explains difficult issues in his “Making Sen$e” segment. This past week he focused on
As Republicans recklessly move forward in doing damage to health care in America, it’s important for Democrats to have a clear vision for the
Like many progressives, I have repeatedly had my share of disappointments with Arizona Senator John McCain. It’s hard not to like him because he’s
Fortunately, Bernie Sanders has been getting a lot of air time recently. For the most part, the peripheral vision of the media has ranged
Paul Ryan never seems happier than when talking about the money that can be saved by repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act. It
On the evening of March 4, Saturday Night Live ran a parody movie trailer of a film about the next “stand-up Republican.” It seems
It’s not a pretty sight for Democrats. There may be hope for an American electoral recoil from Trump-mania, but the game in the U.S.
Remember when you might have thought that Donald Trump was a Democrat at heart? We know that he was once pro-choice, that he had
Last night, I think that I finally got it: why Donald Trump feels that way he does about mainstream media, particularly CNN. Fake news.
At first we couldn’t talk about it. The dictums of the American Psychological Association said that not only was it inappropriate for us as