We must call the El Paso shooting what it is: Trump-inspired terrorism | David Schanzer

It is staggering to imagine how much more violence this president may motivate, writes David Schanzer, the director of the Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland Security Last year, when a rabid, anti-immigrant antisemite murdered 11 people in a Pittsburgh synagogue, I called invaders in that kill our peoplehave taken great offense to the notion that any of his actions or rhetoric have contributed to what happened in El Paso, but this defense is deeply flawed. First, the assertion that …

Neurotoxins on your kid’s broccoli: that’s life under Trump | Carey Gillam

In the choice between big chemical corporations and ordinary citizens, the Environmental Protection Agency has made clear where its allegiances lie How much is your childs health worth? The answer coming from the leadership of the US Environmental Protection Agency is: not that much. The EPA administrator, Andrew Wheeler, this week confirmed what many Americans already know: when the Trump administration weighs the competing interests of corporate profits versus public health, the corporations win, hands down. Wheeler announced Thursday that …

Anatomical anomaly: Trump claims the kidney ‘has a special place in the heart

President makes remarks as he announces a government plan to tackle kidney disease he announced a government plan to tackle kidney disease, Trump went on an extended riff about the efforts of specialists. Youve worked so hard on the kidney. Very special. The kidney has a very special place in the heart. Its an incredible thing, Trump gushed. The presidents declaration is likely to raise eyebrows among many, as the kidney is not usually considered to be located in the …

Megan Rapinoe for president? USA star would beat Trump in 2020, poll finds

Public Policy Polling puts Rapinoe, who said she would not visit White House if invited, at 42% and Trump at 41% in hypothetical match-up Megan Rapinoe may not visit Donald Trump in the White House but she might throw him out of it, according to a poll released on Tuesday. Rapinoe, 34, criticising Rapinoe on Twitter. He said the team would visit Congress but not the White House, if asked. A day later, polled the public about a Megan Rapinoe …