Donald Trump

Is Trump’s Dam Breaking?

Reading Time: 2 minutesIt’s a small thing that may not get a huge amount of attention, but it seems significant. A writer for an iconic, conservative news and opinion publication has leveled a new charge at Trump, based on revelations over the Ukraine affair and the role of operative Lev Parnas.Writing

Culture: In the Trump Era, It Has a Whole New Meaning

Reading Time: &; 1 minute One “highlight” of the recent crisis involving the US and Iran was President Donald Trump’s repeated threats to attack cultural sites in Iran, which would be a brazen violation of the Geneva Conventions and other international laws.

The World Fears Trump More Than It Fears Iran

Reading Time: 4 minutesIn the aftermath of the drone strike — unilaterally ordered by President Donald Trump — that killed Iran’s powerful Quds force general Qassem Soleimani, WhoWhatWhy’s weekly series surveys world opinion and its impression of the dramatic escalation of the bloody struggle for influence in the Middle East.On Wednesday evening Iran retaliated by attacki

Twitter, Trump, and Me: A Confession

Reading Time: 5 minutesHello, my name is Julian and I am an addict. My addiction has made me depressed and anxious, put a strain on my marriage, and wasted years of my life. But here’s the good news: I have now been Twitter-free for three weeks. It has been a rough road getting here. 

Mean Streets: America’s Poverty Spiral

Reading Time: 3 minutesImagine this. You can barely hang on to your low-paying job. You have a terrible toothache — you can’t afford a dentist — but you still try to do the work. One day, you come down with the flu, but you work anyway. Your flu turns into pneumonia and you’re taken to an emergency room. You miss many days of work and, because you are paid by the hour, you lose money.

Impeachment, Trump and the 2020 Election Race – World Reaction

Reading Time: 4 minutesAs the historic impeachment of President Donald Trump and the approaching 2020 election convulsed the US political debate, WhoWhatWhy’s weekly series surveys world opinion and its impression of the far-reaching developments.

Trump, Impeachment and the 2020 Election — What the World Thinks

Reading Time: 3 minutesAs the House of Representatives moved closer to impeaching President Donald Trump this week and the 2020 election looms large in the American psyche, WhoWhatWhy’s weekly series surveys world opinion of momentous events.

How the World Views Trump, Impeachment and the 2020 Election

Reading Time: 4 minutesAs the impeachment of President Donald Trump and the forthcoming presidential election monopolizes the American conversation, WhoWhatWhy launches a weekly series looking at how the world views these historic events. This week Trump was in London for the 70th anniversary summit of NATO.

It’s ‘Treason’ Season: Trump’s Latest Rant Cycle

Reading Time: 6 minutesPresident Donald Trump has a new favorite word: TREASON! Everybody from Nancy Pelosi and Adam Schiff to the New York Times and Google should be charged with TREASON!

A Tragedy (for Democracy) in Three Acts

Reading Time: 3 minutesAs the Ukraine scandal unfolds, President Donald Trump and former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani are frequently compared to a Mafia boss and his lawyer. We should be so lucky, because that would certainly mean the end of the mob.

Dear US Government: Please Do Nothing on Climate Change

Reading Time: 1 minuteMany people are accusing the US government of doing nothing on climate change. That could not be more wrong. Every day, this administration is taking new steps to muffle scientists, shirk responsibility, deny evidence, shut down research, and undermine international efforts to fight this problem. 

Climate Change: Toxic Emissions From Politicians

Reading Time: 8 minutesWhoWhatWhy Climate Change CoverageIf the hot air coming out of politicians’ mouths contributed toward climate change, the planet would be warming at an even more alarming rate.

Nobody Likes a Bully

Reading Time: 1 minute While President Donald Trump likes to pal around with some of the world’s dictators and strongmen, the rest of his foreign policy resembles that of many past president. It’s just one reason why the US is increasingly unpopular across the globe.

Iran-US Crisis: The Six Angry Men Who Could Trigger War

Reading Time: 14 minutesFor Americans, the Fourth of July is a day filled with fun, family barbeques, poolside parties, fireworks, and overt displays of patriotism.