Worst. 100 Days. Ever.

by John Feffer If I were a Trump supporter, I’d be furious at the coverage of the president’s first 100 days. The mainstream media has engaged in a bout of competitive schadenfreude as headline writers and columnists vie for the… Continue Reading  

Iran Presidential Elections: No Easy Victory for Rouhani

by Ali Reza Eshraghi Iran’s presidential elections have never been without drama. This year, the Guardian Council—a group tasked to approve candidates—set a new record for the number of disqualifications. Of the 1,636 individuals who registered, it approved only six.… Continue Reading  

Are the Adelsons Behind Dark Money Targeting Ossoff in Georgia?

by Eli Clifton On June 20, Georgia’s 6th District will hold a runoff election between Democrat Jon Ossoff and Republican Karen Handel for the congressional seat vacated by Tom Price when he left to serve as President Trump’s secretary of health… Continue Reading  

Zogby Denounces Panel on Religious Freedom

by Mitchell Plitnick James Zogby, the founder and president of the Arab American Institute, is about to wrap up his tenure on the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF). He is not leaving quietly. Zogby, who was appointed… Continue Reading  

Dismantling USAID

by Diana Ohlbaum It comes as little surprise that the Trump Administration is preparing plans to eliminate the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), whose mission is to “end extreme poverty and promote resilient, democratic societies.” Trump’s xenophobic, “America First”… Continue Reading