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Philadelphia, PA, United States

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Recent:
  • Salon.com
  • AlterNet
Past:
  • The National Memo
  • Pasadena Weekly
  • Mint Press News
  • Everyday Feminism

Recent articles by Alex:

Pence aide makes the mind-boggling argument that Elaine Chao is a better immigrant than Ilhan Omar

Trump sparked a major controversy when he tweeted that Omar should "go back" to the country where she was born → Read More

Trump and Hope Hicks spoke to Michael Cohen prior to Stormy Daniels hush money payments: Unsealed court records

President Donald Trump has continued to deny ever having an extramarital affair with adult firm star Stormy Daniels. But Trump’s former personal attorney, Michael Cohen, has maintained that not only did Trump have an affair with Daniels, he also directed him to pay her hush money in order to keep qu → Read More

Sanders campaign manager accuses journalists of discounting Bernie's seriousness

Despite Warren and Harris pulling ahead in recent polls, Sanders is still a force to be reckoned with → Read More

Former McCain policy adviser warns GOP the party is doomed unless they find more ways to win over Millennials

Many polls on the 2020 presidential race have found that President Donald Trump is much more popular among older voters, especially those who are white males, than he is among Millennials. But the GOP’s problem with Millennials goes way beyond Trump’s presidency: the Republican brand in general has → Read More

Former Ecuadoran President Correa confirms that Assange interfered in US election from inside London embassy

Before he was evicted earlier this year, WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange took political asylum inside the Ecuadoran embassy in London — and former Ecuadoran President Rafael Correa asserted on Tuesday during an interview with CNN that Assange interfered in the United States’ 2016 election when he was stay → Read More

Jon Meacham: Trump has "joined Andrew Johnson as the most racist president in American history"

According to the presidential historian, Trump’s bigoted comments were the polar opposite of patriotic → Read More

Trump’s conscientious Republican allies are ‘cringing’ over the president’s racism: report – A

Whenever President Donald Trump says or does something that makes the GOP look bad — a frequent occurrence — fellow Republicans hope that the controversy will quickly blow over. The latest example is Trump’s racist attack on The Squad, an alliance of progressive congresswomen of color including Rep. → Read More

Here are 5 of the craziest moments from Trump’s Made in America Showcase

President Donald Trump reiterated his familiar protectionist and "America first" themes on Monday during his Made in America Showcase, bragging about tariffs imposed on other countries and claiming that under his watch, manufacturing jobs are returning to the United States in a big way. But Trump wa → Read More

5 dark factors in Clarence Thomas’ crusade to drag the Supreme Court to the far-right

And as the high court has moved more and more to the right, the 71-year-old Thomas has only grown more influential → Read More

How Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren have "surprisingly different bases of support"

With Sanders and Warren competing for votes, the result could be a divided left within the Democratic primary → Read More

Michael Moore was right about Trump in 2016 — and now he is warning Democrats about 2020

Moore gives fellow progressives a stern warning: The president’s base is every bit as excited now as it was then → Read More

Jennifer Rubin questions Trump's real motivation for citizenship question

Ian Bassin asserts that Trump’s reason is to to benefit white voters at the expense of non-white voters → Read More

Michael Moore was right about Trump in 2016 — and he just gave a dire warning to Democrats about 2020

In 2016, progressive activist and filmmaker Michael Moore predicted that Donald Trump would defeat Hillary Clinton and pull off an upset in some Rust Belt states that ordinarily go Democratic — including Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin. Sure enough, Trump won those states, achieving a victor → Read More

UK Ambassador Kim Darroch resigns following leaked anti-Trump comments

Kim Darroch, U.K. ambassador to the United States, has resigned following leaked cables of comments that were highly critical of President Donald Trump. In his resignation letter, Darroch explained, “Since the leak of official documents from this embassy, there has been a great deal of speculatio → Read More

Why the polls Trump brags about are not nearly as impressive as he would like them to be

"Even the president’s cherry-picked data shows that he hasn’t broken through with the majority of the country" → Read More

Jon Meacham: How the Founding Fathers anticipated Donald Trump

“When people say, ‘The Founding Fathers didn’t anticipate Donald Trump’ — the hell they didn’t" → Read More

The Trump administration is still plotting to warp the Census — even after the Supreme Court slapped its plan down

President Donald Trump and the Republican Party were seemingly dealt a major blow when the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling late last month that blocked, at least for now, a citizenship question from being included on the 2020 U.S. Census. After the high court’s ruling, the Trump administration ap → Read More

Trump offers perplexing claims about Mike Pence’s mysterious change of plans: ‘A very interesting problem’ – A

Earlier this week, Vice President Mike Pence abruptly canceled a trip to New Hampshire — where he was scheduled to meet with former patients and alumni at the Granite Recovery Center in Manchester and discuss the United States’ opioid crisis. Why Pence canceled the trip remains a mystery, and accord → Read More

‘I feel deeply betrayed’: Military veterans call for Trump’s impeachment in epic Fourth of July video

Democratic members of Congress such as Rep. Maxine Waters and Rep. Rashida Tlaib aren’t the only ones calling for the impeachment of President Donald Trump. A group of U.S. military veterans is asking for the president to be impeached in a video released on the Fourth of July 2019. The group is C → Read More

The NRA is in “total meltdown” — and GOP leaders are “nervous” about Trump’s 2020 campaign: report

If the NRA’s problems harm Republican fundraising in 2020, the burning question is: Who would fill the void? → Read More