Donald Trump backlash inspires record number of women to run for Congress

The backlash against #Donald Trump’s presidency has prompted a record number of women to run for office this year. More than double the number of women who ran for Congress in 2016 have put their… Read More

Stormont must act on abortion reform ‘or Westminster will’

The equalities minister has urged Northern Ireland’s politicians to take action to liberalise abortion law or risk Westminster stepping in. After a highly charged debate in the House of Commons on Tuesday, Penny Mordaunt tweeted… Read More

Trump’s ‘zero tolerance’ at the border is causing child shelters to fill up fast

The number of migrant children held in U.S. government custody without their parents has surged 21 percent in the past month, according to the latest figures, an increase driven by the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” crackdown… Read More

Trump’s Curious Coalition

by Robert Reich Trump’s strategy for keeping power is to build up his coalition of America’s white working class and the nation’s ownership class. It’s a curious coalition, to say the least. But if Democrats don’t respond… Read More