The Bigotry of the Trump Administration
Anti-Semitism / Bigotry / Islamaphobia / Racism / White Supremacy

The Bigotry of the Trump Administration

Donald Trump is anti-woman, anti-Hispanic, anti-black, anti-anything that would bring the country together. — Sally Bradshaw, Republican Strategist This appears to be the unifying theme for policy under the Trump administration. Trump has no hesitation appealing to his white nationalist base.  He confirmed this when he defended Neo-Nazis and Ku Klux Klan members after Charlottesville. … Continue reading

Trump’s Wilsonian Presidency
Climate Change / Foreign Policy / Islamaphobia / Trade Policy / Travel Ban / Trump Incompetence

Trump’s Wilsonian Presidency

It is hard to find comparison’s in American history for the first 147-days of the Trump Presidency.  It is, however, decidedly Wilsonian.  Woodrow Wilson, the former Princeton University President and great internationalist, you ask?  No – George Wilson, the grumpy neighbor from Dennis the Menace. Trump’s signature policies to date have largely been knee-jerk, poorly … Continue reading

Twenty-five Senators Urge AG Sessions to Address Hate Crimes
Islamaphobia / Jeff Sessions / Key Trumpians / Right Wing Hate Groups

Twenty-five Senators Urge AG Sessions to Address Hate Crimes

Citing the “alarming increase in bias-motivated violence” since the election of President Trump that has left  “[m]any members of racial, ethnic and religious minority communities, as well as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, live in very real fear for their safety,” Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Mazie Hirono (D-HI) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) led a … Continue reading

Make America Klan Again – Trump to Drop White Supremacist from Terror Watch List
Islamaphobia / White Supremacy

Make America Klan Again – Trump to Drop White Supremacist from Terror Watch List

The Trump Administration is revamping the Department of Homeland Security’s Countering Violent Extremism,” or CVE program. It will now be called “Countering Islamic Extremism” or “Countering Radical Islamic Extremism,”and will no longer target groups such as white supremacists according to a Reuters report. This is despite: the presence of more than 892 active hate groups … Continue reading