RELEASE: Trump Co-opts National Security Policy to Play Favorites for Coal’s Benefit, CAP Column Says

Washington, D.C. — Desperate to prop up the declining coal industry, the Trump administration has inflated claims of national security threats to the electric grid to bail out unprofitable power plants. A new column from the Center for American Progress and National Security Action argues that this unprecedented use…

RELEASE: New CAP Brief Uses Charlotte Light Rail Project to Highlight How Environmental Review Strengthens Infrastructure Projects, Forestalls Community Harm

Washington, D.C. — A new issue brief from the Center for American Progress uses the Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) Blue Line project as a case study to demonstrate how environmental review under the National Environmental Policy Act strengthens infrastructure projects and forestalls social, environmental, and even economic harms…

Pulling Out Of The Iran Deal Has Been Disastrous

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Iran test-fired a short-range anti-ship missile in the Strait of Hormuz during naval drills last week that Washington believes were aimed at sending a message as the United States reimposes sanctions on Tehran, a U.S. official said on Friday… Read More At:…

Thousands of counter-protesters. Hundreds of reporters and police. Fifteen fascists.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Police in Washington, D.C., succeeded Sunday in ensuring Jason Kessler and about 20 fellow white supremacists could arrive to, meet in, and depart quietly from the large park opposite the White House,  unmolested by thousands of anti-racism, anti-fascism, and anti-Trump counter-protesters. Kessler…

Jason Kessler’s march was an utter failure. But that doesn’t mean the far-right is out.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In the end, Sunday’s Unite the Right rally in Washington, D.C. could only be described as a dud. After months of arguing over permits, fundraising failures and persistent infighting within the far-right, lonely white supremacist Jason Kessler finally got his wish to…

Washington WNBA team condemns nearby ‘Unite the Right’ rally before game

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Sunday afternoon, the WNBA’s Washington Mystics faced off against the the Dallas Wings in a game that has major implications for the WNBA playoffs which start in less than two weeks. But prior the game, the players wanted to to make…

On anniversary of Charlottesville, Washington braces for white nationalists

A year after the deadly Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Washington D.C. braced Sunday for an influx of far-right protesters marching for “white civil rights” across the street from the White House. Compared to the protest seen in Charlottesville last year, the white nationalists…