One of the most powerful proclamations of the Bolshevik Revolution was that it would form a nation where everyone would be treated equally. The Kremlin was eager to exploit Western imperialism in Africa and the United States, where colonialism and Jim Crow were the rules of the land. The pledge was very appealing to…
Claude McKay was a young writer exploring the possibilities of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics when he addressed the 4th Congress of the Comintern in the Kremlin’s Throne Room in 1922. A key figure in the Harlem Renaissance, the Jamaican writer wondered if the USSR could offer him what the United States did…
Thousands of Russian-bought Facebook ads that the social media company is preparing to deliver to Congress reveal a very sound knowledge of America’s racial discord. With some of the ads calling for protections of gun rights, warning of the so-called dangers of immigration and of promoting Black Lives Matter groups,…
More information has come to light about the Facebook ads purchased by a Russian-government-affiliated troll farm during the 2016 presidential election. Ads were purchased that referenced Black Lives Matter and specifically targeted people in Ferguson, Mo., and Baltimore.
Why trust the FBI or any intelligence agency on Russia? They targeted civil rights activists for years.
The media needs to stop trying to break up President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Trump gave Putin his final rose, and at this point they have a miniature poodle named Flynn and a Prius they share.
America’s last hope for a presidential do-over is being led by Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller, and he’s not playing: FBI agents raided the home of Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, last month.
It’s easy to blame Russian President Vladimir Putin and the various intelligence agencies he oversees for the political discord hemorrhaging Washington, D.C., and the rest of the country.
In a move that would’ve made The Wire’s Stringer Bell proud, Congress effectively played the president and left him with no choice: Either sign the bill issuing sanctions against Russia, or look like you’re in bed with Russia. And get this: The bill even prevents the president from single-handedly easing the…
Donald Trump’s ex-campaign manager Paul Manafort, aka Fumbleruski, aka Big Daddy Butt Chin, aka “I’m in a pee-stained Russian bed,” has been subpoenaed by the Senate Intelligence Committee and is expected to appear at the hearing Wednesday.
For 15 years I worked at the Washington Post, and I can say without hesitation that I have never met a more talented group of journalists who are relentless. I was in the Post newsroom when Jayson Blair was pushing out fake pieces for the New York Times about the Washington, D.C., sniper, and Post brass were going…
In October 1977, Patti LaBelle released her self-titled debut album. Two months later, on New Year’s Eve, Donald Trump Jr. was born. LaBelle’s eponymous debut was released to critical acclaim; the spawn of that Sith Lord sitting in the White House, hollering at cable news all the time—eh, not so much.
President Donald Trump’s attorney on Russian matters might have been the sixth member of N.W.A that no one knew about until now. That’s because Marc Kasowitz is as reckless with his curses as the late, great Eazy-E once was.
Donald Trump Jr., aka Not-Ivanka, does a pretty good job of being an idiot on his own, so I find it hilarious that President Donald Trump’s administration reportedly helped compose Not-Ivanka’s initial response to allegations that he met with a Kremlin-linked lawyer who he believed had dirt on Hillary Clinton.
Can’t you just see it now: Jared Kushner throws a posh party this weekend, where he walks up to Donald Trump Jr., gives him a big, angry kiss and whispers, “I knew it was you, Don. You broke my heart ... YOU BROKE MY HEART!!!”
I imagine that Papa Steve Bannon is inside the Oval Office having to hold Big Donnie back from beating Lil’ Donnie to a pulp. That’s because Lil’ Donnie, aka Not-Ivanka, didn’t realize that the company line about the meeting he had with a Russian lawyer in June 2016 was that it wasn’t a big deal and turned out to…
If President Vladimir TrumPutin supporters want to know why the media keeps talking about TrumPutin’s connection to Russia, it’s because the president has connections to Russia.
Angela Merkel, only the chancellor of a small Western European country called Germany—maybe you’ve heard of it—is not here for any of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s “handsplaining.”
Throughout the week, much of the very media the president of the United States relentlessly vilifies once again rewarded him by needlessly giving him the benefit of the doubt.