Special coverage in the Trump Era

From Public Citizen's Corporate Presidency site: "44 Trump administration officials have close ties to the Koch brothers and their network of political groups, particularly Vice President Mike Pence, White House Legislative Affairs Director Marc Short, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt and White House budget director Mick Mulvaney."

Dark Money author Jane Mayer on The Dangers of President Pence, New Yorker, Oct. 23 issue on-line

Can Time Inc. Survive the Kochs? November 28, 2017 By
..."This year, among the Kochs’ aims is to spend a projected four hundred million dollars in contributions from themselves and a small group of allied conservative donors they have assembled, to insure Republican victories in the 2018 midterm elections. Ordinarily, political reporters for Time magazine would chronicle this blatant attempt by the Kochs and their allies to buy political influence in the coming election cycle. Will they feel as free to do so now?"...

"Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America" see: our site, and George Monbiot's essay on this key book by historian Nancy MacLean.

Full interview with The New Yorker’s Jane Mayer March 29, 2017, Democracy Now! about her article, "The Reclusive Hedge-Fund Tycoon Behind the Trump Presidency: How Robert Mercer Exploited America’s Populist Insurgency."

Democracy Now! Special Broadcast from the Women's March on Washington

The Economics of Happiness -- new version

Local Futures offers a free, shortened version of its award-winning documentary film The Economics of Happiness. This 19-minute abridged version "brings us voices of hope of in a time of crisis." www.localfutures.org.

What's New?

January 23, 2017

Millions march worldwide

From small towns to national capitals worldwide, women and allies greeted the "Age of Trump" with resistance, strength, love and diversity.

Thanks to Paki Wieland, Washington, DC, Jan. 21, 2017

From the Women's March website: The Campaign

We did it! On January 21, over 5 Million of us worldwide and over 1 Million in D.C., came to march, speak and make our voices heard.
But it doesn’t end here - now is not the time to hang up our marching shoes - it’s time to get our friends, family and community together and make history. That’s why we’re launching a new campaign:
10 Actions for the first 100 Days.
Every 10 days we will take action on an issue we all care about,
starting today. more

Katie Dupere. “Virtual march helps people with disabilities join the Women’s March on Washington.” Mashable, Jan. 18, 2017.

Links to photos and reports:
Washington Post (local): Women’s marches: More than one million protesters vow to resist President Trump

New York Times: Pictures of Women's Marches Worldwide

Jennifer Browdy, Day One of the New Resistance

Women's March Outshines the Inauguration
Sunday, January 22, 2017 By Katie Klabusich and Zach Roberts, Truthout | Report