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    Bye Bye Bezos

    Sometimes it’s hard to see the forest through the trees … particularly when the trees include a belligerent President declaring a national emergency over a fabricated political talking point, and Russian agents allegedly lurking around every corner, at every dinner table, and anywhere else people reject the mainstream media narrative. But if there ever was […]

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    State of the Union

    “Tonight, we renew our resolve that America will never be a socialist country.” -Donald Trump, State of the Union Address Tuesday, February 9th, after much hand-wringing and gnashing of teeth, President Trump delivered his second State of the Union Address to Congress and the nation. It was a typically Trumpian cavalcade of disconnected thoughts, fake […]

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    Ilhan Omar Did Nothing Wrong

    Ilhan Omar is a new member of the United States Congress, serving as a Representative in the House for Minnesota’s 5th congressional district. Omar made history in November for becoming the first Somali-American and the first Muslim woman (alongside Rashida Tlaib) to serve in the U.S. Congress. Right now, she has caught herself in a […]

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    Coffee With Schultz

    At the end of January, billionaire ex-Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz announced that he was “seriously considering” a run for President in 2020. He joins other uber-rich tall foreheads like Mark Zuckerberg, Mark Cuban, and Michael Bloomberg in examining the prospect of wading into what seems will be the most untethered and out-of-control election in the […]

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    Paying for Medicare for All Is Easier Than You Think

    As Medicare for All has become a litmus test within the Democratic Party, presidential hopefuls have embraced Bernie Sanders’ single-payer Medicare for All proposal which would guarantee healthcare to every US citizen as a right. But the first question critics ask: How do you plan to pay for it? Wouldn’t it cost $32 trillion over […]

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    Liam Neeson: Archetype of Racism

    Recently, Liam Neeson made a startling revelation about his inherent racism during an interview with The Independent. His co-star Tom Bateman’s “Holy sh*t” seemed to be the only appropriate reaction to this weird insertion of a confession in the entirety of the article. Neeson nimbly dances around the true horror of his confession in order […]

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    MAGA Hat Kids

    They say a picture is worth 1000 words. This is probably true, it’s just that the words are sometimes the wrong ones. Earlier this week, a picture, accompanied by a short video clip, started making its way through medias mainstream and social. In it, a young white man wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat […]

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    ACT UP Takes On Big Pharma During Rent Live

    ACT UP Challenges Pharma Giant for advertising cost prohibitive drug during Rent.

    Taking on Big Pharma during an airing of Rent Live, whoever was live tweeting from the ACT UP New York account pulled no punches. Bringing musicals to life as live productions is one of the latest things on broadcast television. The networks have tackled several major productions including Grease, Hairspray, and The Wiz. Few productions […]

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    Tulsi Gabbard’s Homophobic Record

    Salam Morcos recently offered a defense of Tulsi Gabbard, a member of Congress from Hawaii who is seeking the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. Gabbard gained a name for herself in progressive circles in 2016 when, bucking the majority of the Democratic Party, she endorsed Bernie Sanders’s candidacy, and resigned her seat at the DNC to […]

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    Shutdown Stories

    The government shutdown has now been ongoing for a month, the longest of its kind in the history of the country, a full week (and counting) more than the previous longest shutdown. The Trump presidency has been (often terrifyingly) unique in many ways, and this certainly serves as yet another farcical medal around the President’s […]