Thumbs up for Mexico

Mexico: We will not pay for Trump border wall

Mexico’s political leaders have wisely chosen defiance instead of capitulation. In a nationally televised address, Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto declared that his country does not believe in walls and will not finance the border barrier that Trump has vowed to build. If the last few days have taught us anything, it’s that by uniting together against Donald’s bigotry, we can stop neofascism in its tracks.

President Obama speaks in response to the UCC shooting

Fed up with Donald Trump, President Obama blasts his bigotry and Republicans’ inaction

President Obama today took direct aim at Donald Trump today, denouncing the man Republican voters have picked to be their nominee for his bigotry and worthless talking points. “If there’s anyone out there who thinks we’re confused about who our enemies are, that would come as a surprise to the thousands of terrorists who we’ve taken off the battlefield,” the President said. “There’s no magic to the phrase ‘radical Islam.’ It’s a political talking point — it’s not a strategy.” Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders echoed his denunciations in their own speeches.

Stop Fast Track: Protest in Dallas

The TPP is ‘disastrous for working families’ and central to the 2016 campaign

“The popular fury over trade policies that have devastated American communities is rarely taken seriously by the political and media elites that keep trying to narrow the national political discourse into an endless loop of empty discussions about personalities and tactics. But trade is a huge issue on the ground in states where Americans actually vote,” writes The Nation’s John Nichols.