Democrats back Trump administration’s new sanctions against Iran
Top Democrats have thrown their support behind new sanctions announced by US President Donald Trump against Iran, part of an aggressive foreign policy shift of the incoming administration.
FCC rescinds claim that AT&T and Verizon violated net neutrality
The Federal Communications Commission's new Republican leadership has rescinded a determination that AT&T and Verizon Wireless violated net neutrality rules with paid data cap exemptions. The FCC also rescinded several other Wheeler-era reports and actions.
Yemeni Bodega Owners Strike to Say ‘We Are America’
Among the thousands who gathered in Brooklyn were many whose families had been directly affected by Trump’s immigration bans.
Japan readies package for Trump to help create 700,000 U.S. jobs
Japan is putting together a package it says could generate 700,000 U.S. jobs and help create a $450-billion market, to present to U.S. President Donald Trump next week, government sources familiar with the plans said.
France's Fillon sees support drop as calls rise for election pullout
Francois Fillon - the previous front-runner in France's presidential election - would not get into round two, a poll shows.
The Tories have decided to 'incentivise' disabled people – by trying to cut their desperately needed benefits again
Ministers seem to think that if the state just stopped showering disabled people with sweeties they’d get off their backsides and get jobs.
How Betsy DeVos Became Trump's Least Popular Cabinet Pick
Nine out of 10 students in this country attend public school. And national polls consistently show that a majority of Americans, across the aisle, approve of their neighborhood schools. They oppose closing them down, even when they are low-performing. So DeVos's rhetoric about replacing "failed" public schools with charters and vouchers may have rubbed many people — even Trump supporters — the wrong way.
Monsters of the financialized imagination: from Pokémon to Trump
How can we confront the financialization that is shaping our lives, from the games we play, the decisions we make to the leaders who rise to power?
The Berkeley Incident
Why did President Donald Trump fire off an angry and threatening tweet early Thursday morning following the violent protests that had broken out the night before on UC Berkeley campus?