JOIN FOR $1

Republicans are helping Trump destroy the country before Biden takes office

Donald Trump‘s treason extends far beyond his efforts to damage Americans belief in our form of government, our elected democratic republic, that Trump’s oligarch buddies in Saudi Arabia, Russia and China also regularly disparage.

Keep reading... Show less

Will Biden and the Democrats take on the biggest challenges of this generation?

Tens of millions of Americans are going hungry right now. Today. But Mitch McConnell and the Senate Republicans don’t give a damn, because they only exist to serve their billionaire donors.

Keep reading... Show less

The 'freedom' America's billionaires are selling is literally killing us

America’s rightwing billionaires comfortably hang out on their massive estates, giving instant Covid tests to their live-in servants, while using the word “freedom“ to describe their lifestyle in the rightwing media they own or support.

Keep reading... Show less

Yes, the election was rigged -- but by the Republicans

It turns out that Donald Trump was right: the election was rigged. He would know, of course, because he and Louis DeJoy were the ones who rigged it.

Keep reading... Show less

Was April 7, 2020 the day that sealed the fate of America?

On April 18, Bob Woodward recorded Jared Kushner saying that Trump had taken control away from the doctors and was going to open the country back up. So what might have provoked that? What was happening right around that time?

Keep reading... Show less

Will American elections ever again be legitimate?

Only an established, legal “right to vote“ can defeat Republican voter suppression.

Keep reading... Show less

Mitch McConnell understands holding minority power requires ruthless brutality

In the power grab to fill the Supreme Court seat announced the same evening as the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Mitch McConnell didn't do anything new. The GOP has a long history of playing hardball power politics.In the late 19th century, Republicans added four states (Nevada, Colorado, North Dakota, and South Dakota) purely to gain eight new Republican senators, a trick Democrats could duplicate today by bringing statehood to Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico (and maybe even Guam).

And in 1877, Republicans installed their presidential candidate, Rutherford B. Hayes, into the White House after he had lost both the popular vote and the Electoral College vote to Democrat Samuel Tilden, a case Trump may have been referring to in a press conference on September 16, saying, "at a certain point, it goes to Congress." (This is the 12th Amendment nightmare I wrote about in March and Greg Palast has recently pursued.)

Keep reading... Show less

Trump keeps telling us how he and Republicans plan to steal this election -- and we should believe them

Donald Trump became president by exploiting a loophole called the Electoral College. The majority of Americans did not want him or vote for him as president, but he’s there anyway.

Keep reading... Show less

Why isn’t PG&E getting the death penalty?

Pacific Gas and Electric, known as PG&E, just pled guilty to killing 84 American citizens.

Keep reading... Show less

African Americans and Hispanics have been looted of trillions -- and it needs to stop

Looting is the word of the day, on the lips of every newscaster, the president, and elected officials across the country. And, indeed, looting is a major problem in America.

Keep reading... Show less

Research reveals the damage right-wing media has inflicted on America -- and it's just the tip of the iceberg

Donald Trump wants to go after social media because Twitter pointed out one of his lies. And, in fact, social media has done a lot of damage to America and the American body politic, with the most visible example being its help in putting Donald Trump in the White House in 2016.

Keep reading... Show less

Here's the real reason Trump and the GOP don't want mail-in voting

Trump and Republicans don’t want mail-in voting this November because it blows up a couple of their most effective voter suppression schemes.

Keep reading... Show less

The next death wave from COVID-19 will be the poor, rural and white

What do you call a crisis that kills a hundred thousand Americans? It all depends on who does the dying.

Keep reading... Show less

History will not be kind to the billionaire Trump whisperers responsible for so many COVID-19 deaths

Several new studies and models suggest that if Donald Trump had simply declared a state of national emergency, largely shutting down the country, a few weeks earlier than he did, tens of thousands of people who are dead right now would still be alive.

Keep reading... Show less

Thanks for your support!

Did you enjoy Raw Story this year? Join us! We're offering RawStory ad-free for 15% off - just $2 per week. From now until March 15th.