The U.S. Military Moves Deeper into Africa

Nick Turse General Thomas Waldhauser sounded a little uneasy.  “I would just say, they are on the ground.  They are trying to influence the action,” commented the chief of U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) at a Pentagon press briefing in March, when asked about Russian military personnel operating in North Africa.  “We watch what they do…

Trump’s Unconstitutional Assault on the Judiciary

Robert Reich One way dictators take over democracies is by threatening the independence of a nation’s courts. Donald Trump is doing just this.  Connect the following dots: 1. In January, Trump blasted a federal judge for staying his travel ban. “The opinion of this so-called judge, which essentially takes law-enforcement away from our country, is…