Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe and Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Photo by Karen Murphy on Flickr
30 May 2016

Corruption Investigation Into Terry McAuliffe Connects To Hillary Clinton

An FBI investigation into campaign donations received by Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe for his 2013 campaign for governor connects to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. The donations in question involve a Chinese businessman and delegate for Chinese Communist Party named Wang Wenliang. Wenliang, despite being a Chinese citizen, donated $120,000

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26 May 2016

Chain Of Title: A View From The Ground

Though the damage of the housing crisis has been done and the culprits are rich and free, understanding what really happened may help us stop them next time

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Hillary Clinton (Photo from Hillary Clinton's Twitter account)
25 May 2016

Inspector General: Hillary Clinton Failed To Disclose Private Emails With Pentagon

The Office of the US State Department Inspector General released a report that is heavily critical of Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server.

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23 May 2016

Trump Overtakes Clinton In Polls; Sanders Supporters Increasingly #NeverHillary

A solid 20% of those who said they were supporting Bernie Sander told pollsters they would be voting for Trump in November if Clinton was the nominee.

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World Trade Center smoking on 9/11. Photo by Michael Foran [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
19 May 2016

US Support For Al Qaeda In Syria Complicating Peace Talks

While Obama has been able to keep fewer US boots on the ground than Bush, the effort to play God in the affairs of other nations remains unchanged.

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Rep. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz at Netroots Nation 2011 (Marta Evry on Flickr)
18 May 2016

Is The Democratic Party Establishment Openly Opposing Sanders Now?

Such open shade-throwing is unlikely to endear many Sanders supporters to a party that will need them in November and beyond.

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President Barack Obama walks through an honor cordon before the United States Coast Guard Academy commencement in New London, Conn., May 20, 2015. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
16 May 2016

President Obama Blames Young Voters For His Failures In Commencement Address

It appears that young voters are going to be the excuse for why a campaign based on hope and change produced mostly hot air.

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Barbara Briggs-Letson, who was part of a Code Pink Delegation to Pakistan, reads the names of children who have been killed in drone strikes. Photo by Steve Rhodes on Flickr
12 May 2016

US Puts Boots On The Ground In Yemen

Wait for it… the US has now entered another war in the Middle East—this time in Yemen.

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Bloomberg Business Week cover, adapted from photo by koka_sexton on Flickr.
11 May 2016

Hedge Fund Industry Shows Weak Returns As Managers Take Home $13 Billion

Despite a thoroughly lackluster performance recently, the hedge fund industry is still setting records in executive compensation.

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George W. Bush and Hillary Clinton. Source:The Hill/Twitter
09 May 2016

Hillary Clinton Goes On Wall Street Fundraising Spree, Picks Up Bush Donors

It now appears that Hillary Clinton is confident enough in her mathematical advantage over Bernie Sanders that she resumed taking money from Wall Street.

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