Tom Dispatch

2020 Oct 20 - 6:41pm
“Look, folks, the air quality is in the red zone today. The EPA says that means people with lung or heart issues should avoid prolonged activity outdoors...”
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2020 Oct 19 - 2:55am
The so-called Age of Trump is also an age of instantly forgotten bestselling books, especially ones purporting to provide the inside scoop on what goes on within Donald Trump’s haphazard and continuously shifting orbit...
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2020 Oct 15 - 6:39pm
News is “faked”; elections are “rigged”; a “deep state” plots a “coup”; Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died suspiciously in bed with a pillow over his face; aides of ex-president Barack Obama conspire to undermine foreign policy from a “war room”; Obama himself was a Muslim mole; the National Park Service lied about the size of the crowd at the president’s...
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2020 Oct 13 - 6:42pm
The United States has the dubious distinction of being the world’s leading arms dealer...
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2020 Oct 12 - 3:08am
On August 21st, six nuclear-capable B-52H Stratofortress bombers, representing approximately one-seventh of the war-ready U.S. B-52H bomber fleet, flew from their home base in North Dakota to Fairford Air Base in England for several weeks of intensive operations over Europe...
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2020 Oct 8 - 6:48pm
We have a word for the conscious slaughter of a racial or ethnic group: genocide...
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2020 Oct 6 - 6:37pm
After all these months and 210,000 deaths, you’d think I’d be used to it all, but I’m not...
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2020 Oct 5 - 2:40am
Yes, when he was running for president, he did indeed say: "I could stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot somebody, and I wouldn't lose any voters, OK? It's, like, incredible..."
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2020 Oct 1 - 6:49pm
What pops into your head when you hear the number 1,000 in a political-military context?...
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2020 Sep 29 - 6:53pm
The white mobs didn’t care whom they killed as long as the victims were Black...
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2020 Sep 28 - 3:16am
On August 26th, during the Republican National Convention, Vice President Mike Pence closed out his acceptance speech with a biblical sleight of hand...
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2020 Sep 24 - 6:51pm
Whether you’re reading this with your morning coffee, just after lunch, or on the late shift in the wee small hours of the morning, it’s 100 seconds to midnight...
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