Trump administration planning further trade war escalations with China

The Trump administration is planning to escalate the U.S. trade war with China by targeting around $200 billion in Chinese goods, according to the Wall Street Journal. The move is expected to draw a reciprocal response from China, which will likely impose new retaliatory tariffs…

As school year kicks off, some close early in face of staggering heat wave

School may have just started, but for hundreds of students in the region around the nation’s capital, class is already getting out early. In the Washington, D.C. and Baltimore metro areas, schools are closing or dismissing class hours earlier than usual in response to a…

EVENT ADVISORY: Albright, Murphy to Discuss Democratic Values-Driven U.S. Foreign Policy

Washington, D.C. — Liberal democracy around the world is under threat. The waves of democratization of the 1980s and 1990s have stalled. Democracies from Hungary to Turkey to Poland to the Philippines are backsliding. Autocracies such as China and Russia are attempting to undermine democracies…

Family Raising Kids As Genderless ‘Theybies’

Three-year-old twins Zyler and Kadyn Sharpe scurried around the boys and girls clothing racks of a narrow consignment store filled with toys. Zyler, wearing rainbow leggings, scrutinized a pair of hot-pink-and-purple sneakers. Kadyn, in a T-Rex shirt, fixated on a musical cube that flashed colorful…

Anti-LGBTQ legal group quietly encourages community members to reject trans kids

Speaking to a crowd of around 100 people at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Parish in the small city of Hastings, Minnesota on July 18, an Alliance Defending Freedom lawyer offered audience members a word of advice: God wants you to reject transgender-inclusive policies, specifically those…

Donald Trump’s most reliable talking points all come from the ‘fake news’ media he despises

Let’s not beat around the bush: Donald Trump is a serial liar. Almost everything that spills out of his insecure little mouth or springs forth from his Twitter account is either fabricated, exaggerated, finessed, or truncated. He dismisses as fake any evidence or fact that…

Heat waves bother you? Under Trump climate policies, add another 12°F

Extreme heat has smashed temperature records around the country and around the world in the past week alone. But if we fail to significantly curb emissions of carbon pollution — the path set forth by President Trump’s climate policies — then these severe and deadly heatwaves…

CrossFit gym owners attack Pride month, lose everything

June is Pride month, an annual celebration of the LGBTQ community in hundreds of cities around the country. Thousands of businesses big and small participate in the festivities by sponsoring parades, hosting events specifically catered towards the LGBTQ community, or — at a minimum —…