Today was the final day of Senate Judiciary Committee hearings for Amy Coney Barrett. The committee has set a panel vote on Barrett’s appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court for October 22nd, after which she’ll be sent to the Senate floor for a final confirmation. Now, some Democrats are considering adding supreme court justices to […]
The Department of Defense’s budget is laden with made-up numbers and purposefully obscure as to avoid audits — this according to Dave Lindorff, award winning investigative journalist and founder of the group “This Can’t Be Happening“. Despite requirements by the GAO for all federal departments undergo financial audit, the Defense’s $1.3 Trillion budget has been […]
Eli Clifton is a fellow at The Nation Institute who focuses on money in politics and US foreign policy. Here he talks with WORT’s Jan Miyasaki about the influence on Trump’s policies by three conservative hawkish billionaires: Sheldon Adelson, Michael Wolff, and Bernard Marcus.
Recently-elected South Korean president Moon Jae-in is working to moderate the U.S.-North Korea military threats of recent days. He has asked the U.S. to clear any military action through South Korea before proceeding. Journalist and author Tim Shorrock just returned from South Korea, and is doubtful of the intel suggesting that the North has a […]